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EU Parliament agrees to new law on orphan works

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

Microsoft expected to offer Office 2013 upgrades in October

The deal will give free or discounted upgrades to Office 2013 or Office 365 to customers who have recently purchased Office 2010, a report says.

Google blocks controversial video on YouTube in India

Google has blocked access in India to a YouTube film trailer that mocks the Prophet Muhammad, claiming it was meeting a valid legal process.

Amazon Web services simplifies private cloud configuration, adds SQL server

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it possible to connect to its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service using static routing, while also allowing enterprises to run...

Office for Windows RT to ship between November and January

Buyers of computers running Windows RT, the Windows 8 version for ARM-based devices, will receive at no additional cost a version of Office.

India also blocks controversial video on YouTube

India has also blocked a controversial YouTube film trailer that mocks the Prophet Muhammad, a source at the Internet Service Providers Association of India said...

Canonical Ubuntu management tool gets hefty upgrade

Anticipating greater usage of Ubuntu within the enterprise, Canonical has released a significant update to its Landscape Ubuntu system management tool.

New JavaScript Tech Will Make Firefox 18 Faster

This upcoming version of Mozilla's browser could be as much as 26 percent speedier than its predecessor.

Chrome Browser for Android Gets Security Boost, Patches

Google has upgraded its Chrome browser for Android devices, boosting its security framework and patching several security bugs.

Epicor Acquires Specialized Midmarket ERP Vendor Solarsoft

Epicor has acquired ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendor Solarsoft Business Systems from investment firm Marin Equity Partners in a bid to increase...

India Pushes EU for Data-secure Status

India has demanded that the E.U. award it data-secure status similar to the U.S. safe harbor agreement.

Pakistan, Other Countries Block Controversial YouTube Video

Pakistan will block access within the country to a YouTube film trailer that mocks the Prophet Muhammad and sparked protests at U.S. embassies this week in Libya...

Amazon Allows European Mobile Developers to Get Paid Electronically

Amazon is making it easier for developers in some European countries to get paid for selling their apps on the Amazon Appstore, the company said in a blog post...