Archives: December 2012

RIM caves to Nokia's patent demands with hopes pinned on BlackBerry 10

December 21, 2012
Struggling mobile vendors agree to patent license agreement, freeing them to get back to saving themselves
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Proposed law would stop broadband data caps that 'undermine innovation'

December 21, 2012
U.S. Senator's proposed Data Cap Integrity Act would empower FCC to ensure that data caps serve only to address network congestion
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Microsoft re-issues botched Black Tuesday patch

December 21, 2012
Even if you installed the old patch, you need to re-install KB 2753842 to get your fonts working correctly
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Sorry, Microsoft: Users really want the Start menu back

December 21, 2012
Startup Pokki points to swelling demand for third-party Windows 8 add-ons as proof that users miss the Start menu
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Beyond Apple and Google: 2012's key enterprise shifts

December 21, 2012
Oracle, SAP, HP, and VMware all began to reinvent themselves in the past year to better face the new tech landscape
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Alfresco takes open source content management to the Amazon cloud

December 20, 2012
The list of vendors throwing support behind Amazon Web Services continues to expand, leaving rivals like Oracle and Microsoft struggling to gain traction
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Report: Windows Phone adoption will surge for five years, then sputter

December 20, 2012
Meanwhile, Android will see its market share stagnate at 58 percent through 2017, predicts Analysys Mason
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Patching Metro apps on a wing and a prayer

December 20, 2012
Microsoft just began pushing updates to key Metro apps. But without a description or Knowlege Base article, users have no idea what's being changed and why
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IT jobs light up top 100 careers for 2013

December 20, 2012
Systems analysts, DBAs, and developers in especially high demand among employers, says U.S. News & World Report
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Java 8 on ARM: Oracle's new shot against Android?

December 20, 2012
The preview Java 8 release for ARM also supports the little-adopted JavaFX on the very popular mobile chip
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