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Premium-Inhalt. Salesforce.com is working to integrate its Service Cloud customer-service platform with the popular messaging service Twitter, the company announced Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba will begin selling its first direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) battery chargers later than expected after it ran into problems securing certain components for them, it said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the last three decades, Asia has undergone rapid change and transformation, emerging as one of the world's most vital economic markets and the leading region in IT innovation. During this time, CommunicAsia has not only been witness to this remarkable transformation, but also played a key role in bringing together the players within the IT industry.
Premium-Inhalt. Melbourne-based IT services company announced two new appointments, with Erin Harte taking the reigns as general manager, and Richard Savage as principal consultant.
Premium-Inhalt. 's anti-hero is readying his guns and one-liners for this winter's release of Max Payne 3. The game is being developed by Rockstar Vancouver, the creators of the schoolyard romp Bully. Rockstar Games founder Sam Houser had this to say about Max's latest offering:
Premium-Inhalt. Edie Sellers of the and 's Stephen Totilo have been reporting on a sobering trend for publishers using the PlayStation Network. Basically, since October 1 of last year, Sony's started charging a gate fee of 16 cents per GB to publishers for users to download their content. Sony used to foot the bill for the bandwidth, but this is no longer the case, making publishers less willing to slate their stuff for PSN releases.
Premium-Inhalt. On Friday, Nintendo's European press site was updated with details of the company's upcoming franchise revival, . While it has since been taken down, a few sites, like , have reprinted the removed press releases in their entirety. While the two press releases are filled with typical PR fluff, a few hard details have emerged, with the addition of multiplayer chief among them, something we've been quite some time.
Premium-Inhalt. 's creators have dropped news of yet another Track Pack for at-home rockers to get their hands on, with the "Rock Band Track Pack Classic Rock". Whether you own Rock Band or , the Track Pack will be available to purchase for PS3, Wii, PS2, and X360, both online and offline. PS3 and X360 owners can get a better deal through their PlayStation Network and Xbox Live accounts respectively (direct downloads and whatnot), while the other systems get handy content in disc format. Here's a list of the 20 available songs:
Premium-Inhalt. New expansion packs for and are headed to the in the next few weeks. Both DLC packs will be available for download via Xbox Live for 800 Microsoft Points, which equates to US$10 each.
Premium-Inhalt. Monday, Zeebo, Inc officially announced its upcoming Zeebo console, which will enable players to download all games over a wireless 3G signal, the same high-speed connection used by popular smartphones such as the . The Zeebo is aimed at the growing group of middle-class consumers. The claims it will launch next month in Brazil in "limited quantities." The Brazil launch in April will "be followed by broader rollouts in Latin America, Asia and beyond," the website states, hinting at a North American release.
Premium-Inhalt. The more I watch Steve Ballmer strut and fret across the world's stage, the more I am convinced he is bat---- crazy. At the very least, he's got a king-sized case of Tourettes matched only by a similarly outsized ego.
Premium-Inhalt. Could the recently announced bring a new revenue source to the much-beleaguered publishing industry? Gartner's Mike McGuire thinks it could. In fact, , he predicted that Apple's Tuesday announcement "will put pressure on a few folks in the media industry."
Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld story "Microsoft builds up Windows Home Server features, ecosystem," which was posted to the wire Monday, has been removed. The story is embargoed until 6 p.m. Pacific Time Monday, March 23 (1:00 a.m. GMT Tuesday) and was posted early in error. Editors are asked to immediately remove the story from their Web sites and not repost it until the embargo time.
Premium-Inhalt. Two California engineers want to make shopping for shoes online a more visual experience.
Premium-Inhalt. After the ran a long feature in February about how the online review site, Yelp, was manipulating positive and negative reviews for paying advertisers, , denying the accusations and criticizing the Express reporter for using too many anonymous sources.
Premium-Inhalt. On Thursday, network equipment megalith Cisco Systems announced the pending acquisition of Pure Digital, makers of the popular whose success is due to its one-button simplicity and built-in video management software for both PC and Mac. (See gadget gury David Pogue's for an entertaining explanation of the Flip's appeal. A new model, the , shoots HD video.)
Premium-Inhalt. Google designer Doug Bowman has confirmed his departure from the company. (Gossip site Valleywag claims he's.) In a post on his personal blog, Bowman says he couldn't deal with Google's data-driven approach to website design.
Premium-Inhalt. Internode and Hybrid Television Services have struck a deal to offer unmetered TiVo content through Internode's ADSL network, starting this week.
Premium-Inhalt. The stalled economy could kill many IT projects, but industry watchers say might flourish as prices decline in the coming year and IT executives become more strategic when inking services deals.
Premium-Inhalt. On Thursday morning in Manhattan, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spelled out his complete disinterest in acquiring the debt-saddled New York Times Company. "No," Ballmer replied to a reporter's question about the Times outside the McGraw-Hill building, where he was a featured speaker at the 2009 .
Premium-Inhalt. "After a decade of unparalleled one-upmanship, we are now hitting a wall," writes blogger John Biggs. of Pure Digital Technologies, maker of the super-simple Flip camera, may be the milestone that marks a shift from ever more powerful, more complicated consumer electronics toward what Biggs calls "dumb tech" -- gadgets like the Flip that are inexpensive and easy to use, largely because of a lack of features.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter appears to be experiencing more growing pains. Users and the service itself recently have reported including erroneous "over the follow limit" messages, missing updates and problems uploading JPEGs.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is no stranger to user controversy. For years, members have shown themselves to be very vocal about changes to the site. In late 2007, when Facebook announced the launch of , its targeted advertising platform, the backlash was fast and furious -- and Facebook rescinded. When Facebook changed its Terms of Service in early 2009, there was another quick round of complaints, and . Now, there is a to get Facebook to go back to its old design, and users are just waiting to see if they can again bully Facebook into making a change. (Do you think they'll be successful? about whether you think Facebook will announce design changes in our Prediction Market poll.)
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems is ending a longstanding policy that allows its employees to expense their home broadband service, part of a wider effort to reduce costs in the tough economic climate, sources at the company said.
Premium-Inhalt. The sum total of all the solar panels manufactured by can now produce as much power as a nuclear power plant, one gigawatt.
Premium-Inhalt. A Harvard Medical School professor, , will serve as the country's national coordinator for health information technology, the Obama Administration announced Friday.