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Canonical adds a 'kill switch' for Ubuntu's Amazon search

A new toggle feature will let users turn off online searches across the board, including those on Amazon.

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Need to tune up your browser? Firefox Health Report can help

This new tool will collect a raft of data to help users optimize performance while directing future development at Mozilla.

12 free cloud storage options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

Microsoft's moves foreshadow price hike for Mac Office

Microsoft has announced price increases for its Windows Office suite of as much as 17%, but its plans for Office on the Mac remain a mystery.

10 award-winning open source apps to try today

Among 125 honorees in this year's InfoWorld “Bossie” awards are numerous gems for business use.

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QuickBooks Online goes global

QuickBooks Online accounting software for small businesses is expanding its reach to support local tax codes and languages around the world.

Open Source Vulnerability Management Software ThreadFix Ready for Production Use

The first production-ready version of ThreadFix, an open-source software vulnerability management tool, was released Monday by Denim Group, a secure software...

Five Questions for Salesforce.com at Dreamforce

Salesforce.com has grown into a company much broader in scope than its name would suggest, having moved well beyond its roots in on-demand CRM (customer...

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YouTube Video Blocked in More Countries, as Google Faces Legal Threats

The number of countries where a controversial movie trailer on YouTube has been blocked increased to five by Monday, as Google ran into legal threats in some of...

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Box Improves Upload Speed for Business Customers

Business users of Box's file sharing and cloud storage service will now be able to upload files faster thanks to a new global data-transfer network the company...

Euro-based Body Starts Handing out Its Last Block of IPv4 Addresses

RIPE NCC, which allocates IP addresses in Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, has started to hand out IPv4 addresses from the last block that it...

Open Source Should Come First When Choosing New Enterprise IT, Report Says

Businesses that want to trade in their old systems for new IT should consider moving to open source first before thinking about a proprietary system, according...

Google Touts New Apps Customers in Education Vertical

Google announced 14 new customers for its Apps for Education cloud suite, as it continues to jockey for position against rivals like Microsoft in this important...

Anonymous stumbles, but hackers still hazardous

The loose-knit group claimed a few breaches that weren't its work, but don't discount the hacktivist group's skill and power, a security expert warns.

EU Parliament agrees to new law on orphan works

The European Parliament on Thursday approved new uses for so-called orphan works.