Archives: January 2013

Is Microsoft driving PC makers to Google Chromebook and Android?

January 28, 2013
As Microsoft blames hardware vendors for poor Windows 8 sales, HP may be next to board the Chromebook bandwagon
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Lotus 1-2-3 hits the big 3-0

January 28, 2013
Happy birthday to the world-changing spreadsheet program, which debuted 30 years ago this weekend
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New security service pounces on 8 telltale signs of malware infection

January 28, 2013
Startup TaaSERA claims its behavior-modeling strategy can detect zero-day malware with fewer false positives
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After silence on Java flaws, Oracle now says it cares

January 28, 2013
A sudden outreach effort promises to fix Java and communicate better about future security issues
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Windows earnings report a work of smoke and mirrors

January 25, 2013
Microsoft says the Windows division generated the most revenue last quarter, but in the end the report tell us absolutely nothing about Windows 8 sales
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The iPad and the rise of the Planet of the Apes

January 25, 2013
Orangutan Outreach's Apps for Apes is bringing iPads to zoo-bound primates. Can global dominance be far behind?
iPad
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Compare50 brings a taste of big data's potential to the masses

January 24, 2013
Free site let users easily combine data from various government and financial sites to yield useful information
Big Data
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Does Skype share user data with the feds? Privacy advocates demand to know

January 24, 2013
Privacy advocates and Internet activists call on Skype and Microsoft to open up on who can access users' communications
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Apple dismisses rumors about order cuts as iPad and iPhone shipments soar

January 23, 2013
CEO Tim Cook says Mac and iPad Mini sales would have been better had it not been for supply-chain constraints
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Google Maps loses top mobile app slot to Facebook, thanks to Apple Maps

January 23, 2013
Though technically a bust, Apple Maps pulled market share from Google Maps, thereby giving Facebook the win for 2012
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