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Premium-Inhalt. Although developers of the Ruby on Rails Web framework will miss this week's target date for offering a preview release of Rails 3, the framework's founder will be touting planned capabilities, such as a major security enhancement, during a conference on Tuesday.
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Premium-Inhalt. Recent cybersecurity legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress seems to be creating a split in the tech community. Some security vendors say new regulations may be necessary, while a major tech association said it has major concerns about the legislation, called the Cybersecurity Act.
Premium-Inhalt. is both a standalone app and a generated start.html that act as a sort of visual layout of all your Web browser's bookmarks, organized just as you have them in your browser. Sounds neat in theory, but this freebie doesn't quite pull it off.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has unveiled a new service that will push Gmail and calendar items to the native client software on BlackBerry devices, stepping up the search giant's efforts in the enterprise market.
Premium-Inhalt. TechCrunch writer Erick Schonfeld has run the numbers, and finds that the first quarter of 2009 finally brought Web advertising's first decline in recent history.
Premium-Inhalt. The PC vs. Mac marketing battle continues. The latest salvo is from Microsoft, with a new "You find it, you keep it" ad featuring a filmmaker who wants a laptop powerful enough for video editing.
Premium-Inhalt. You have to hand it to Microsoft. The software giant has taken its share of drubbings for software missteps and strong-armed business tactics. But when it comes to opening up international markets, Microsoft has been very successful, often because the company will do whatever it takes to get on the right side of local officials.
Premium-Inhalt. The Monday established a forum that will further the industry organization's work toward developing standards and tools for enabling interoperability and management in virtual environments.
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Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion's has moved past Apple's to become the top-selling consumer smart phone in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2009, according to market researcher The NPD Group.
Premium-Inhalt. from aims to help you run your life from lists on your iPhone or iPod touch. The US$7 app is almost comically feature-laden, allowing you to track everything from your to-do list to your grocery list to your budgets, and beyond. Ontomni clearly worked to make data-entry and recall painless with Listomni, and mostly succeeded. Though the app sometimes tries harder than it needs to, I'm impressed with its depth.
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Premium-Inhalt. Population growth figures for software developers have been revised downward by an analyst firm because of the current state of the economy.
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Premium-Inhalt. Apple's scored itself a trifecta with the release of the June issue of . If it weren't for the magazine's legendary reliability and highest ethical standards, we might have gone so far as to say that had a little crush on the Infinite Loop folks. The venerable publication gave the company top rankings in three of its notebook categories: 13-inch machines, 14-inch to 16-inch laptops, and 17-inch models.
Premium-Inhalt. Feeling pressure from recession-hit customers and rivals, Oracle Corp. Monday said it will give small, short-term discounts to enterprises that stick with aging versions of its software.
Premium-Inhalt. If there's one thing we could all use, it's a little more staying power. But great as running and push-ups are, they'll do nary a thing to help improve your MacBook's battery life. For that, you might want to investigate Sanho Electronics' new .
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