Archives: January 2013

Microsoft could help save Dell to further its own cloud ambitions

January 23, 2013
Just as Microsoft poured $1 billion into Nokia to advance its smartphone vision, the company could see Dell as the perfect partner in cloud hardware
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Survey: Users love writing (yes, writing) emails on iPads

January 23, 2013
The survey has some surprises: Women do more email on iPads than men, and Apple Mail is not so beloved
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Will Opera embrace WebKit to better compete on iOS and Android?

January 22, 2013
Company confirms the WebKit-based Ice browser is real, but remains mum on when or if it will go public
Applications
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School that expelled student hacker may have ignored 16-month-old security flaw

January 22, 2013
Dawson College stuck to its policies in expelling Hamed Al-Khabaz, but now the school must answer for its security failings
Security, Hacking
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The 10 U.S. cities with the highest IT salaries -- and 10 more on the move

January 22, 2013
Silicon Valley techies still earn the most, but employers in Pittsburgh, San Diego, and St. Louis are dangling more dollars
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Don't bury Microsoft yet

January 22, 2013
Despite recent reports predicting Microsoft's imminent demise, the game is far from over
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Disabling Java in Internet Explorer: No easy task

January 22, 2013
Firefox, Chome, and Safari let you. But short of a complex, CERT-documented process, there's no reliable way to disable Java in IE
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Why the Java threat rang every alarm

January 18, 2013
The latest Java zero-day hole ascended to the level of a national security threat. Has the tipping point for Java finally come?
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The next OS X: Tell Apple what to name it

January 18, 2013
Make your pick for the next Mac OS's name -- and see how others have voted
Mac OS X, Apple
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Microsoft to Windows 8 downgraders: The bits stop here

January 17, 2013
Microsoft says Windows 8 Pro machines can be downgraded legally to Win7 Professional, but its restrictions on getting 'genuine' Win7 bits are silly
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