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  • Windows 7 Draws Fire in Apple Ads

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 1:28 pm

    Not only Microsoft is celebrating the launch of Windows 7 with some new ads, but Apple is also taking a stab at the introduction of the new OS, in its usual deprecating manner.
  • Snow Leopard Purring on a PC?

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 1:27 pm

    When is a Windows PC not a Windows PC? When you toss out the Windows and replace it with Apple’s Mac OS X Snow Leopard or any other major operating system.
  • Mac Chrome Delays "Disappointing" says Google's Brin

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 1:26 pm

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he's disappointed with how long its taken his company to develop a Macintosh version of its Chrome browser. He did not, however, comment on why development has taken so long.
  • PHP frameworks square off

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 1:07 pm

    Agavi, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Symfony, and Zend advocates talk up their technologies at the Zend/PHP conference.
  • Windows 7's Boring Launch, Just As Microsoft Planned It

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 1:04 pm

    There have been times when Microsoft launching a new operating system was a big deal. Yesterday was not one of them. And that's how Microsoft wanted it.
  • Windows 7 install trick saves up to $100

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 12:07 pm

    Users can do a "clean" installation of Windows 7 using an upgrade license to save $80-$100 over the price of a "full" edition, a popular blog reported today.
  • Will Windows 7 change our minds about Microsoft?

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 11:34 am

    As operating system launches go, Windows 7 has been a pretty sweet one for Microsoft. The reviews are mostly thumbs-up, and aside from some unintentionally hilarious videos promoting Windows 7 launch parties, the company has mostly done things right.
  • Is Windows 7 cursed?

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 11:09 am

    Almost everyone likes Windows 7. It's faster, cleaner and easier to use. But is paranormal activity wrecking the rollout?
  • Mozilla releases Raindrop, a prototype messaging tool

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 10:10 am

    Mozilla has launched a software project designed to let people better manage the ever more voluminous stream of messages coming from sources such as Twitter and Facebook into their e-mail.
  • Microsoft sales and earnings drop less than expected

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 9:40 am

    Microsoft reported revenue that was down 14 percent year-on-year for its first fiscal quarter, with net income down 17 percent -- but it still beat analyst expectations on both counts.
  • Windows 7 hiding slick corporate features behind Software Assurance tollgate

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 9:34 am

    Windows 7 has some highly touted features for corporate users, but they can only be had by purchasing Microsoft's Software Assurance maintenance program.
  • Amazon matches BN eReader with Kindle for PC

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 8:26 am

    Barnes & Noble's e-book system has one feature Amazon doesn't: a software e-reader that runs on PCs. But yesterday Amazon announced Kindle for PC, so now both sides will have a software solution that no one wants (yet). Also, Kindle US version is gone, and the Nook's book lending feature is crippled.
  • Google placates India, China with different map versions

    Posted October 23, 2009 - 2:40 am

    Google has hit upon an interesting way of placating both China and India over the way its map application displays Arunachal Pradesh, a region whose ownership is disputed by the two countries.
  • Challenges await new head of SAP user group

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 10:05 pm

    The Americas' SAP Users' Group announced its new CEO on Tuesday, nearly one year after parting ways with its previous chief.
  • Five Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 7

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 9:46 pm

    Today is the day. The curtain has been raised and the confetti has fallen. Windows 7 is here. After the problems with the launch of Windows Vista-- both real and perceived-- many users are cautious about jumping on Windows 7 too quickly. Let's look at 5 reasons why you should make the switch to Windows 7 today.
  • Apple releases server diagnostic tool for Snow Leopard

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 9:38 pm

    Apple released a server diagnostic download on Thursday that the company says will test servers running Mac OS X Server 10.6 for hardware issues.
  • Adobe CEO: Omniture acquisition 'a no brainer'

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 6:11 pm

    Although some industry observers were surprised by Adobe's recent agreement to buy Web analytics company Omniture, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen considers the move "a no-brainer."
  • Canonical takes on Win 7 with Ubuntu 9.10 RC

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 6:10 pm

    Canonical on Thursday made available the Release Candidate of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10, on the same day Microsoft launched the long-awaited Windows 7.
  • Microsoft deal discounts Windows 7 upgrades by 58%

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 5:03 pm

    Microsoft today launched a promotion that discounts Windows 7 upgrades as much as 58% when customers also buy a new Windows 7 PC. Several retailers are already offering the deal to PC buyers.
  • NASA’s future: Now the battle begins

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 4:40 pm

    When it comes down to it, NASA is the most accomplished space organization in the world but its human spaceflight activities are at a tipping point, primarily due to a mismatch of goals and money.
  • Ballmer headlines global Windows 7 launch events

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 2:47 pm

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage in New York Thursday, playing the role of chief salesman in a day of worldwide launch events, executive speechmaking and sales promotions meant to persuade consumers and businesses to migrate to Windows 7.
  • Salesforce.com's Service Cloud sparks legal storm

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 2:10 pm

    A Georgia company has filed suit in federal court against Salesforce.com, saying the on-demand CRM (customer relationship management) vendor's use of the phrase "Service Cloud" violates its trademark.
  • Are business intelligence products too sexy?

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 2:05 pm

    Is it possible business intelligence solutions are too sexy for their own good? Yes, according to one Monash University lecturer.
  • Safe-Guarding Windows 7

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 1:35 pm

    Here's what you need to know to make sure that Windows 7 stays safe.
  • Windows 7: Corporate customers bullish on adoption plans

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 11:47 am

    Corporate adoption of Windows 7, Microsoft's new operating system released today, seems to be more a question of when, not if.
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