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March 30, 2012  3:32 PM

RIM a RIM of roses, they all fall down

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BlackBerry, RIM

It seems Research in Motion is playing swings and roundabouts with its business strategy. It wants to clarify about getting out of the consumer market.This came in earlier today:

January 3, 2012  3:29 PM

Video: code quality

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Android, Application security, quality, Security, Software Quality, veracode

Matt Peachey, vice president, Emea, Veracode - says eight out of 10 applications will be insecure. In this video he discusses why developers do not relate security to code...


August 25, 2011  9:24 AM

Jobs goes: can Apple take the NeXTstep

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Apple, steve jobs

In the book "Insanely Great", which tells the story of how the Apple Mac was created, Steve Jobs comes across as a driven character, perfectionist, whose...


June 26, 2011  7:59 PM

Linux Squeezebox sound server and player: a project for the weekend

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Android, Linux, Open source, softsqueeze, squeezebox, squeezeplay, squeezeslave, Ubuntu

If you have ever wanted to learn about Linux, then why not try making something useful and fun. Here's how to put together a Linux sound server. The basic configuration is a a good start for any novice trying to get under the covers of Linux and networking.   This weekend I...


May 25, 2011  4:20 PM

Opera offers mobile emulator

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Emulator, Mobile, Opera

 
Mobile browser Opera now offers a mobile emulator, designed to help software developers test their apps and websites. See the Opera site for details.

opera mobile emulator.jpg


April 19, 2011  5:28 PM

Consumer tech: the flip side…

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BlackBerry, smartphone

The Blackberry Enterprise Server was a gold standard, but has become a backdoor for government access, warned Michael Everall, Ciso Lehmans Holdings, in a keynote session at Infosecurity Europe earlier today.

A panel of chief information security officers discussed the merits of...


January 20, 2011  2:22 PM

Muglia’s departure leave a hole in Microsoft’s tech direction

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Microsoft, Ray Ozzie, Windows 7, Windows Mobile

After 23 years at Microsoft, leading the server division and developing its mobile business, Bob Muglia is leaving. In a letter to staff, CEO Steve Ballmer, said:

"Bob Muglia and I have been talking about the overall business and what is needed to accelerate our growth. In...


January 11, 2011  3:16 AM

Would Rights Management reduce leakage from increased BI use?

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Apple, BI, BlackBerry, Collaboration, Digital rights management, DRM, ipad, iPhone, Microsoft, PlayBook, Security

Anytime you allow people access to core and sensitive corporate data you need to ensure that there is a security process in place. With users now being encouraged to use BI to mine through those corporate database treasure troves to find even the merest hint of gold, the risks to corporate data...


January 3, 2011  1:51 PM

IBM unleashes Cognos and then uploads it into the Cloud

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BI, BlackBerry, cloud, Cognos, Collaboration, Enterprise, IBM, Microsoft, SME, User experience

IBM unveiled Cognos 10 in Las Vegas late last year and then went on a worldwide press trip to get out its marketing message "Cognos 10: Intelligence Unleashed". As taglines go, it really begs to be slapped around a bit but maybe later.

Cognos 10 is an upgrade to Cognos 8.4. No, that is...


August 16, 2010  5:15 PM

DBAs need to take control of Wikis

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Apple, Collaboration, DBA, Lotus Domino, wiki

Delivering cost-effective and maintainable content is not easy. Companies have spent literally hundreds of millions of pounds worldwide on websites, content management systems (CMS), hosting sites and bandwidth. Despite this, many companies freely admit...


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