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Quest Extends Unix Sudo Tool

Reflecting the growing need for automation tools in the enterprise, Quest Software has released a software package that could help Unix administrators better...

12 Tech Gifts for Commuters

Looking for the perfect present for someone who has a long commute to work? Here are a dozen great options that won't bust your budget.


Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 2

In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.

Two Zero-day Vulnerabilities Found in Flash Player

Two newly discovered vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player can be exploited to execute arbitrary code remotely.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

These fantastic, well-known utilities are donationware--you can use them for free, but the developers ask for a contribution to keep their work going. Now is a great time to give back to the creators.

Usenix: Dartmouth Expanding Diff, Grep Unix Tools

With some funding from Google and the U.S. Energy Department, a pair of computer scientists at Dartmouth University are updating the venerable grep and diff Unix...

Rumble in the Cloud: 5 Cloud Storage Services Compared

Here is a look at some of the best cloud services of late 2011 compared.

10 Most Powerful Cloud Companies

Here are 10 companies that have distinguished themselves as leaders in cloud computing.

Top 10 Stupid CRM Data Corruption Tricks

CRM data corruption: It's not just for SysAdmins anymore. Check out this list to find out how your users and their policies may be polluting your data.

Intuit's SimpleStore Adds E-Commerce to Your Facebook Page

Intuit's addition to SimpleStore will allow you to add a shop to your Facebook business page so customers can buy things there directly.

Carrier IQ Test: Android App Detects Controversial Software

A free Android app promises to scan your phone for traces of the controversial Carrier IQ mobile diagnostics program.

Add Document Tabs to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Your browser uses tabs, so why shouldn't your office suite? Awesome freebie Office Tabs adds them to Microsoft Office.

Top 15 App Accessories for iPhone and iPad

Turn your iOS device into a pinball machine, a helicopter cockpit, or the ultimate TV remote with these imaginative combinations of hardware and apps.