Advanced wireless networks---3G and 4G---will represent 30 percent of global wireless subscriptions, up from 11 percent at the end of 2008, according to research firm In-Stat. Despite all of the chatter about advanced wireless services In-Stat's research is an eye-opener.
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IBM is reportedly in talks to buy Sun Microsystems for $6.5 billion and the deal is long overdue.
IBM is reportedly in talks to buy Sun Microsystems in a transaction that could be "at least $6.5 billion" in cash and could happen as early as this week, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unnamed sources.
If you’ve committed to Windows Vista, you know that the recommended minimum of 1 GB of RAM is truly a minimum. Short of adding more RAM, there are a few things you can do to help a sluggish system run faster.
Instant messaging and other real-time alerts will soon be available on your iPhone. Apple iPhone software guru Scott Forstall demonstrates.
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A Washington-based privacy group wants the Federal Trade Commission to launch an investigation of the cloud-computing services offered by Google - including Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar and others - to ensure that they are as secure as Google promises they will be.Specifically, the matters stems from reports earlier this month that a software bug in Google Docs publicly exposed documents believed to be private.
At long last, iPhone users will soon be able to copy and paste text and images. Apple's senior vice president of iPhone software, Scott Forstall, demonstrates the new tap-and-drag feature.
Google is putting the beta label back on some versions of its Chrome browser - well, sort of. The company said today that it's re-introducing the beta channel so it can get some feedback from people who are willing to be guinea pigs for new features.
Apple previewed its iPhone 3.0 beta on Tuesday and there were plenty of items that weren't earth shattering, but add up to a big deal.