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Test Drive Apple’s New Messages App Before Mountain Lion Launches

iMessage comes to the desktop in Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion, and you can get it now

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Apple has today announced the summer release of its newest version of OS X, dubbed Mountain Lion (more details here). While scanning through the features listed over on The Loop, one stood out to me above all else – Messages. Messages is, essentially, iMessage on your desktop. You’ll be able...
iMessage comes to the desktop in Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion, and you can get it now

Apple II turns 35, doesn't bother with midlife crisis

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It was 35 years ago today that two Steves and a handful of employees introduced the world to a game-changer: the Apple II. Easily recognizable today as one of history's first truly accessible personal computers, it's a bit odd to think that the iconic rig was almost overlooked at...
Apple II turns 35, doesn't bother with midlife crisis

UBS: NASDAQ's 'Gross Mishandling' Of The Facebook IPO Cost Us $356 Million

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UBS has announced quarterly earnings, and with it, has spelled out for the first time, how the botched Facebook IPO opening day cost it hundreds of millions (as had been previously reported). Specifically, it says that operational failures at the NASDAQ caused it to lose 349 million Swiss Franc (which...
UBS: NASDAQ's 'Gross Mishandling' Of The Facebook IPO Cost Us $356 Million

Developing A Global SEO Diagnostics Plan

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A positive trend I have seen over the past few months is companies adopting a dedicated SEO diagnostics person or integrating SEO diagnostics into existing web diagnostics protocols. I have seen a huge missed opportunity, especially with global companies, that don’t take the action to monitor page... Please visit Search...
Developing A Global SEO Diagnostics Plan

Bram Cohen: My goal is to kill off television

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BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen demoed his P2P live streaming protocol at the San Francisco MusicTech Summit on Monday, which he said could potentially stream live video to millions of computers with no central infrastructure. Cohen said that the protocol could potentially be used for video conferencing, live streams of video...
Bram Cohen: My goal is to kill off television

It’s Better Than Nothing: Nokia Play To App Brings DLNA To Lumia Phones

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Nokia is beefing up its Lumia handsets with a bit of DLNA baked into its Windows Phone Nokia Play To app. The app is currently in beta and available for download at Nokia’s Beta Labs. The company debuted the app last summer for it Symbian handsets (demo video below). Do...
It’s Better Than Nothing: Nokia Play To App Brings DLNA To Lumia Phones

Wapple Wins Trademark Battle Over Apple

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While Apple is busy fighting Proview over the iPad trademark in China, it has lost a separate trademark battle in Europe: Wapple, the mobile web developers, have won a suit filed by Apple over its name. The suit, originally filed in 2007, claimed that Wapple was trading on Apple’s brand...
Wapple Wins Trademark Battle Over Apple
Google’s next OpenFlow challenge: taking SDNs to the consumer
ICQ Messenger adds location and photo sharing
New report recommends NASA rethink how it avoids contaminating other worlds

Microsoft outsources copyright enforcement to small Redmond company

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PugnoM If there’s one thing that jumps out from the new Google copyright removal request tool released last week, it’s that Microsoft is number one, having gone after 2.5 million URLs that may infringe on the company’s copyright. But dig a little deeper, and it becomes clear that around...
Microsoft outsources copyright enforcement to small Redmond company

Did webscale computing force Intel’s Cray buy?

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Intel paid $140 million on Tuesday to buy the interconnect business of Cray, the original manufacturer of supercomputers. From here it looks like there’s little left of Cray moving forward, but the interesting bit about this deal isn’t what it means for Cray (and maybe supercomputing) but what it could...
Did webscale computing force Intel’s Cray buy?

LibreOffice developers demo collaborative editing prototype

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A group of LibreOffice developers have added experimental real-time collaborative editing capabilities to the open source office suite. The feature allows multiple users to work on the same document simultaneously over the Internet. The collaborative editing functionality was implemented by grafting Telepathy to LibreOffice. Telepathy is an open source...
LibreOffice developers demo collaborative editing prototype

Fujitsu Stylistic M532 Android tablet cozies up to the FCC

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Half a year has gone by with nary a word nor sighting, but it looks like Fujitsu's svelte Stylistic M532 tab is ready to break cover. Spotted in the FCC's database, the 10.1-inch Android slate bears all the makings of a WiFi-only affair, as it lists support for a/b/g/n...
Fujitsu Stylistic M532 Android tablet cozies up to the FCC
Dropbox kills torrent startup Boxopus over piracy potential

Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx update now available from Verizon

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A week ago Verizon detailed a software update for both the Motorolo Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx, and now the changes have started rolling out to users. The over-the-air update — known as 6.12.181.XT912.Verizon.en.US — adds a number of fixes and features to the RAZRs, including improvements to device...
Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx update now available from Verizon

Google gives Apache a SPDY boost

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As part of their effort to speed delivery of Web pages, Google engineers have released a module for the Apache Web server software that augments the basic protocols used for carrying Web traffic across the Internet....
Google gives Apache a SPDY boost

On the offensive: How to take control of the BYOD trend

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A well-equipped mobile worker is no longer a “nice to have” or a luxury. It’s a business necessity. In an economic climate where success or failure is based on the productivity and efficiency of employees, BYOD (that stands for “bring your own device”) programs are flourishing. In fact, the...
On the offensive: How to take control of the BYOD trend

Will Nokia And Microsoft's NFC Tech (Finally) Make You Cut Up All Your Credit Cards?

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Nokia's Lumia assault continues, as it desperately tries to make itself relevant. That's something it's having to spend a lot of money to do, even as its U.S. effort is just starting. And now it's bringing NFC along for the ride.In a slightly bumbling sequence of moves this morning, Nokia's...
Will Nokia And Microsoft's NFC Tech (Finally) Make You Cut Up All Your Credit Cards?

IPv6 goes live, paves way for future internet growth

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After years of preparations, the IPv6 communications protocol is live, worldwide. While the IPv4 and IPv6 protocols will have to run in parallel for some time -- using bridging technologies to ensure that one side can reach the other, the foundation has been laid for the future of the Internet....
IPv6 goes live, paves way for future internet growth

Options for file sharing via SSH in OS X

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Apple's Remote Login feature in OS X can be used for securely transferring files using several protocols. [Read more]...
Options for file sharing via SSH in OS X
Verizon details new update for Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx

EU Court to Rule on Microsoft Antitrust Fine Ultimate Edition™

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June 27. That’s the day Microsoft will learn whether anything has come of its challenge to the $1.14 billion penalty the European Union slapped it with eight years ago for failing to comply with its antitrust decision. In just over a month’s time, the EU’s General Court will rule on...
EU Court to Rule on Microsoft Antitrust Fine Ultimate Edition™

Study finds major flaws in single sign-on systems

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The single sign-on protocols that allow users to sign in to a range of websites with their Google or Facebook accounts suffer from security flaws that could allow scammers to log in as somebody else, security researchers have reported....
Study finds major flaws in single sign-on systems

Study Finds Major Weaknesses in Single Sign-on Systems

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The single sign-on protocols that allow users to sign in to a range of websites with their Google or Facebook accounts suffer from security flaws that could......
Study Finds Major Weaknesses in Single Sign-on Systems

IM+ App Maker Takes $10 Million From Russia's Finam

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One of the more popular instant messaging mobile apps is taking a $10 (£6.32) million investment from a Russian investor. IM+, made by Stuttgart-based Shape, is taking the money from Finam, which has previously invested in the Badoo and Mamba liaisons/dating social networks. With the deal, the pair are...
IM+ App Maker Takes $10 Million From Russia's Finam

US Returns Jotform.com Domain; Still Refuses To Say What Happened

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There's been a lot of interest in the story of the Secret Service completely shutting down Jotform.com through a request to GoDaddy. It appears that the suspension is now ending, though it hasn't fully propagated. What's amazing is that no one in the US government (or at GoDaddy) seems to...
US Returns Jotform.com Domain; Still Refuses To Say What Happened

Microsoft sets 'do not track' as default on IE10, ruffles feathers

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Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 won't be the first major browser to pack a "do not track" component, but it'll be the first to have it switched on by default. Though Microsoft doesn't yet support the feature on its own websites, it plans to help hammer out the...
Microsoft sets 'do not track' as default on IE10, ruffles feathers

A Bear Flag Revolt Brews and "Grizzly" Wins As The Name For The Next OpenStack Release

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Oh yeah – the bear is in the house.  The Bear revolt won. OpenStack’s next release will go by the name “Grizzly.” I love this story. OpenStack is the open cloud effort for organizations to build their own clouds. The fast growing organization has since its start had a policy...
A Bear Flag Revolt Brews and "Grizzly" Wins As The Name For The Next OpenStack Release
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