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Samsung's Galaxy Note heads to the Super Bowl; NSN to cut 4,100 jobs

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Samsung's Galaxy Note heads to the Super Bowl; NSN to cut 4,100 jobs
Sony confirms Xperia Play will remain on Gingerbread due to gaming issues

How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

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MyNoSQL has up an interview with Ryan King on how Twitter is transitioning to the Cassandra database. Here's some detailed background on Cassandra, which aims to "bring together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model." Before settling on Cassandra, the Twitter team looked into: "...HBase, Voldemort, MongoDB, MemcacheDB,...
How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

IT stressed over cloud and video bandwidth demands

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IT executives understand the value of cloud services and videoconferencing tools, but one of the chief concerns remains the strain those services put on network bandwidth, according to a study released today....
IT stressed over cloud and video bandwidth demands

Review: Daemon Tools USB lets you access and share your remote USB devices

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Daemon Tools made a name for themselves with simple, no-nonsense optical drive emulation software that allows your disk libraries to go from cake boxes filled with silver platters to immediately accessible disk images stored on your hard drive. While commercial upgrades have appeared over the years, the free version...
Review: Daemon Tools USB lets you access and share your remote USB devices
The future of mobile graphics: Better, faster, cheaper, & way more 3D
Broadcom unveils first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip

Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video

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Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video: Stephen Shankland for Cnet: H.265 brings two notable features. First, it can match the quality of H.264 with half the network bandwidth, in principle either improving streaming video at the same data rate or reducing network usage at the same quality. Second, it supports UltraHD...
Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video

4 Ways to Boost Your SharePoint Performance

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The folks at Quest Software have written a white paper describing their top performance killers for SharePoint (registration required). It is worth summarizing the results here, for those of you that still use this tool and are getting complaints from your end users, or who haven't looked at your storage...
4 Ways to Boost Your SharePoint Performance

AT&T: FaceTime over cellular feature to be included in Mobile Share plans at no extra charge

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AT&T is offering a bit of clarification about rumors circling around a standalone feature offering FaceTime over Cellular for an additional charge: it will actually be included at no extra cost, but only for those customers who opt for the Mobile Share plans. Anyone on the grandfathered unlimited data...
AT&T: FaceTime over cellular feature to be included in Mobile Share plans at no extra charge
OnApp's federated cloud storage platform hits production
X-rays and iPads: The network healthcare evolution

The New iPad Could Create High-Speed Headaches for CIOs

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By Clint Boulton (This article is from WSJ.com’s CIO Journal, a new premium digital edition launching soon.) Bloomberg Apple’s new iPad may prove taxing to corporate networks and mobile data plans, an IT expert said. Given the popularity of Apple’s new iPad, which went on sale on Friday, CIOs may...
The New iPad Could Create High-Speed Headaches for CIOs
Skyfire gets $10M to take mobile data compression global

Study Confirms What You Already Knew: Mobile Data Throttling About The Money, Not Stopping Data Hogs

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Of the four national mobile operators, only Sprint still offers an "unlimited" data plan -- and most industry watchers expect that to go away soon. When the operators talk about this stuff, they complain about how unlimited plans are abused and the amount of data being used by so-called "data...
Study Confirms What You Already Knew: Mobile Data Throttling About The Money, Not Stopping Data Hogs

Use nettop command to check per-application network activity in OS X

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While Activity Monitor will show you process stats, it does not give you information on which programs may be using your network bandwidth. [Read more]...
Use nettop command to check per-application network activity in OS X

New study defends BlackBerry against Microsoft's mobile push

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BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM) continues to take the Microsoft (MSFT) threat seriously and has, well, put some research in motion to help its cause. The message: RIM's e-mail platform handles data more efficiently, freeing up network bandwidth for carriers and preserving device battery life for users. A spokeswoman working...
New study defends BlackBerry against Microsoft's mobile push

Skype for Windows 8 gets better video messaging and HD video support: Send up to 720p, receive up to 1080p

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Microsoft today announced an updated version of Skype for Windows 8 with better video messaging and HD video support. You can download the latest version now directly from Skype.com. HD video support means callers can send up to 720p video and receive 1080p video. If you’re wondering how the latter...
Skype for Windows 8 gets better video messaging and HD video support: Send up to 720p, receive up to 1080p
London 2012: first social Olympics?

Report: Photo & Video Now The Fastest Growing Mobile App Category

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Ever since Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram, the search for the next “Instagram of [insert app category here]” has been on. One area many pundits have focused on in this context is video and according to the latest data from mobile app analytics company Flurry, that’s probably not a...
Report: Photo & Video Now The Fastest Growing Mobile App Category

Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

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Mac users running the latest version of Apple's OS X are now fully protected against an attack that allows hackers to hijack some encrypted browsing sessions. Apple OS X users also received new defenses against malware attacks that exploit Oracle's frequently abused Java browser plugin. In all, an OS...
Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

Chrome Web Store to get multi-platform app support for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Chrome OS

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Google appears to be working on a significant update to its Chrome Web Store, used for distributing apps and extensions for both Chrome and Chrome OS. The company is planning to add multi-platform support, meaning developers will upload one app or extension with everything that’s needed for all platforms while...
Chrome Web Store to get multi-platform app support for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Chrome OS

CloudFlare is trying to fight DDoS attacks by designing its own gear

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It’s not just the big boys like Google, Facebook and Netflix that are building their own gear these days. CloudFlare, the popular web-performance and security startup is also getting into the act with its own custom-built server and, possibly, switches. CloudFlare Founder and CEO Matthew Prince detailed the problems the...
CloudFlare is trying to fight DDoS attacks by designing its own gear

Amazon Web Services outage once again shows reality behind "the cloud"

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Amazon's Elastic Block Store ("EBS") service, an underpinning component of Amazon's extremely popular Elastic Compute Cloud ("EC2"), experienced a substantial service interruption this afternoon. Amazon EC2 has become such a ubiquitous feature in the cloud computing landscape that it's difficult to throw a rock without hitting a large company with...
Amazon Web Services outage once again shows reality behind "the cloud"

Slow smartphone? It's not the network, it's NAND flash

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Bad performance can be blamed on flash memory rather than CPU or network bandwidth, a team of researchers have found....
Slow smartphone? It's not the network, it's NAND flash
Throttling unlimited data plans is pointless, study finds
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