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Flutter makes a desktop app for controlling various programs through hand motions.
Microsoft yesterday acknowledged yet another problem with its Sept. 10 updates, confirming that one of those fixes broke Office 2010 Starter Edition by changing the file associations of already-created documents.
The head of Intel's perceptual computing group says that functions like speech, gestures, and recognition will take advantage of Intel's existing microprocessors, but require dedicated chips as well.
Online file locker services that, like Rapidshare, have a business model that provides an incentive to share copyright protected materials must monitor incoming links to discover infringing files, the German Federal Court of Justice has ruled.
Parallels is best known for letting you run Windows on your Mac. Now, with Parallels Access, it's entering the more crowded niche letting you run your Mac's apps remotely from your iPad. Here's our first look.
Orb Networks and its streaming technology broke ground in the early 2000s. But the company has quietly been acquired by an anonymous company, and will be shut down.
Orbit Downloader's DDoS component is used to attack websites and can cause Internet connection problems for users, according to security researchers.
A man falls in love with his digital assistant. It's not just the premise of a new movie. It's a business objective of Nuance Communications.
The database giant is shutting down its consumer-level app to focus on its main product lines.
Open-source IT automation software vendor Puppet Labs has acquired Cloudsmith, which provides tools and services that can help administrators and developers more easily use the Puppet software.
Suitcase Fusion's new features offer access to fonts, lessen's application toggling, and hasten prototyping
Google still hasn't baked a remote access and control app into Android, so another third-party phone maker, Sony, has designed its own service.
If you have a Samsung TouchWiz-skinned phone or a HTC with the Sense UI, you don't need to go to complicated steps to get a simple and functional keyboard -- just download Google's keyboard from Google Play.