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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.
  •'s Service Cloud sparks legal storm

    Posted October 22, 2009 - 2:10 pm

    A Georgia company has filed suit in federal court against, 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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