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Google Chrome dumps 30-year-old Windows technology

Chrome 37 for Windows, now in beta, switches from GDI to DirectWrite to render text

Quick guide: 25 tips and tricks for Google Drive power users

Google Drive is an important tool that can deliver even more value with these 25 tips, tools, and tweaks

Microsoft's Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten'

Europe's top court gave people the right to have links to personal information removed from search listings in Europe

SAP withdraws appeal in German software resale dispute

The company said it changed its terms and conditions, making an appeal unnecessary

Mozilla's JPEG compression slims down file sizes

Mozjpeg seeks to make image file sizes even smaller without a loss of quality

Amazon cloud users can now get a piece of Nginx Plus

Amazon Web Services offers Nginx Web server and media streaming for flat subscription price for all machine types

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

The company's software tool Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

There's a (cloud) app for that: Microsoft adds app store to Azure

Microsoft's new Azure Certified program creates what amounts to an app store running inside Azure

Welcome to the next tech revolution: Liquid computing

The Handoff feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the first taste of truly contextual computing

WordPress 4.0: The app becomes a platform

New features in the popular blog and site-publishing system are individually small, but together hint at big growth

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Selecting the Right Reporting Technology

Today, dynamic reports have emerged as the most visual, widely used and impactful part of enterprise applications. In order to... more

Applications Features

To build or to buy IT applications?

The oldest question in IT keeps getting more complicated as new options emerge. Here's how MCI, Motorola, Visa, and others... more

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