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EMC, Microsoft expand alliance to a 'Duet' for ECM
EMC Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are substantially stepping up their existing enterprise content management (ECM) relationship to provide tighter integration between EMC's Documentum ECM software and Microsoft's Office, Outlook and SharePoint products.
Nokia develops a new, short-range wireless technology
Nokia Corp. has developed a new, short-range wireless technology that it says could improve on some of the shortcomings of Bluetooth.
Microsoft appeals E.U. fine for noncompliance
Microsoft Corp. has filed an appeal against the latest antitrust fine imposed on it by the European Commission, a Microsoft spokesman said on Tuesday.
Intel praises Apple, but calls for open standards
Intel Corp. looks set to find itself in the midst of an industry battle over how the power and complexity of computers should be combined with the convenience and simplicity of consumer electronics -- and the company couldn't be happier.
Corporate leak probes walk a fine line
In one telling moment during the recent Congressional hearings on the Hewlett-Packard Co. board scandal, ousted chairman Patricia Dunn offered the "everybody does it" defense.
IBM improves efficiency of PowerPC chips
IBM Corp. has improved the power efficiency of two models of PowerPC processors, making an effort to strengthen its position in markets from cars and printers to networking and communications equipment.
Siemens sets up fund to retrain BenQ Mobile workers
Under mounting pressure from German government officials and former employees of the mobile phone division it paid BenQ Corp. to take off its hands, Siemens AG has set up a €35 million (US$44.4 million) fund to aid workers at risk of losing their jobs.
Amazon's A9 loses snazzy features
Amazon.com Inc. is stripping its A9 search engine of the features that won it praise from experts but earned it little attention from users.
Sony unveils Blu-ray Disc recorders, PCs
Sony Corp. will launch a pair of Blu-ray Disc video recorders in Japan this December, the company said Tuesday. The machines both feature hard-disk drives for day-to-day recording and a Blu-ray Disc drive for longer term storage.
5 tips for better browser security
By Brent Huston
My intent in this week's column is to review the top ways to harden a web-browsing environment, and not cover the entire breadth of browser security. Moreover, I'm sidestepping the argument about what browser is more secure by suggesting that you look more programmatically at what we can do to protect users regardless of browser choice. So here goes ...
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