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Thousands crowd iPhone launch in Singapore

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Six in 10 companies plan to skip Windows 7: survey

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Six in 10 companies in a survey plan to skip the purchase of Microsoft Corp’s Windows 7 PC operating system, many of them to pinch pennies and others over concern about compatibility with their existing applications.

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Siemens Delivers UC to SMBs via Simple Software Upgrade

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Yet UC tools have traditionally been too expensive for SMBs even when the ROIs have been there because of limited budgets. It is not so much the purchase prices that quash potential projects, say industry sources, but the hidden IT costs, such as having

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Teen Twitter report excites City

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Report on young people’s media habits written for investment bank by teenage intern causes huge interest in the CityA research note written by a 15-year-old Morgan Stanley intern that described his friends’ media habits has generated a flurry of interest

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High-Speed Internet? Take the Speed Matters Test and Find Out

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      We’ve all been there—online waiting, and not patiently—for a connection to check the bank account, order medicine or just get the latest Hollywood gossip. You mutter to yourself, “This is high speed and it’s costing me how much a month?”  You might be one of those folks in a low-income urban or rural area where, even if you wanted to pay for high-speed Internet service, the only option available is the dreaded dial-up.  Now you can do something about it. Take the Speed Matt

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Subscribers Are Vital For An Online Marketing Growth Strategy

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If you’re interested in building a flourishing online brand and web site that generates links and traffic organically as part of your internet marketing efforts, it’s important to develop an active base of subscribers and fans. Subscribers and fans i.e. “a community” are a key ingredient of popular web sites. They are integral to increasing the reach of your communications steadily month after month. If you don’t have a passionate, interested group of people subscribed to your site now, put

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Some 911 centers can’t keep tabs on cell phones

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Cell phones may lure us with the promise of immediate help in an emergency, but depending on where you live, that promise can go unkept because of inadequate 911 technology.

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Australian Minister named Internet Villain of the Year

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LONDON – Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy has been named the Internet Villain of the Year at the 11th annual UK Internet Industry Awards for his for his Internet censorship plans. The award recognises individuals or organizations, who may have hampered the development or in a way disappointed the Internet industry [...]

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Hitachi intros two new portable HDDs, SimpleNET NAS adapter

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If you’ll recall, Hitachi GST snapped up Fabrik in February, and with that acquisition came the latter company’s highly-regarded Simpletech line. Today, Hitachi is introducing its first consumer products since the pickup, and while you’ll notice a hint of ‘Simple’ in the titles, the branding is all Hitachi. First up is the water-resistant and shock-proof SimpleTOUGH portable USB drive (250/320/500GB for $99.99/$119.99/$149.99), which can survive a 3-meter fall and boasts a twistable USB cabl

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European Publishers Band Together To Underscore Lack Of Understanding Search Engines, The Web

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International publishers demand new intellectual property rights protection to safeguard the future of journalism. That’s the title of a press release distributed late last week by the European Publishers Councel (EPC), which you can find here . Pretty heavy stuff, right? They don’t ask, they demand . They’re not looking for more effective application of the current IP rights protection, they want an entirely new one. And once they’ve secured that, the future of journalism will be safeg

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