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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...

Comcast caters to SMBs with new Business Class Signature Support services

With packages starting at only $30 a month, SMBs can get 24/7 peace of mind from new Comcast IT services.

Lawmaker pushes mobile privacy legislation

A new bill in the U.S. Congress would require mobile phone makers, network providers and application developers to disclose to customers any monitoring software...

Visual Studio 2012 bends to shifting IT landscape

Microsoft updated its Visual Studio software Wednesday so that the IDE reflects many of the changes that challenge developers, including mobility and cloud...

Intel software chief promotes cross-platform app development

Intel will announce HTML5 programming tools with the aim of reducing application development costs and boosting revenue for developers, software chief Renee...

Zendesk unveils revamped online help-desk software

Zendesk unveils an extensively reworked version of its online help-desk software.

IBM upgrades Connections enterprise social networking software

IBM is releasing a new version of its Connections enterprise social networking (ESN) software, which companies use to give their employees social media...