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Microsoft Word Gets Facelift

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TOP STORY: Microsoft Word Gets Facelift

MORE NEWS: Former FBI CIO Urges 'Actionable' Cybersecurity Plan


WHITEPAPER: Five Essentials Of Business Recovery

BLOG: Acer Launching Up To 10 Smartphones In 2010

WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You

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InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, December 24, 2009 


"It's a mad world. Mad as Bedlam, boy!"
-- Charles Dickens, David Copperfield 


Microsoft Word Gets Facelift

Court-ordered patch removes custom XML tools from Office 2007 components.


Microsoft Word Sales Face U.S. Ban

Bing! Microsoft Hit With Copyright Suit

Plurk Might Sue Microsoft For Code Theft

Office 2003 Bug Locks Files


Former FBI CIO Urges 'Actionable' Cybersecurity Plan

The first step: harden desktops, servers, switches, and routers and the software that runs them via security and management tools, says Zal Azmi.

Broadcom Unveils Netbook Video Decoder

The Crystal HD video decoder boosts performance on netbooks using Intel's latest N450 Atom processor.

Apple Display Suit Dismissed

The lawsuit claimed that Apple knowingly sold iMacs with defective displays.

Skype, Avaya Discuss Partnership

Silver Lake, an investor in both firms, has been working to broker a deal between the communications companies.

Hospitals Cut Costs With BI Software

Two hospitals in Florida and California are using business intelligence and analytic software to corral costs and aid clinical reporting.

Samsung, Kodak Negotiate Patent Settlement

A proposed agreement calls for Samsung to deliver an undisclosed payment to Kodak, as well as a cross-licensing deal.

Vonage Offers VOIP For iPhone, BlackBerry

Voice-over-IP calling applications enable smartphone users to make lower-cost international calls.

3Com Earnings Grow, Sales Slip

Positive earnings bolster the network switching, routing, and security firm ahead of its acquisition by HP.

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Acer Launching Up To 10 Smartphones In 2010

Posted By Ed Hansberry

Acer has plans to launch between eight and ten smartphones in 2010. They will be a mix of Android and Windows Mobile phones, with Android being the heavier part of the mix.


Truthing Up

Posted by Jonathan Salem Baskin

I've been reminded recently that a few of the leading technology brands have added expert counsel -- lawyering and PR-ing up -- to deal with emerging public policy issues. I wonder why they don't just tell the truth.

Android Apps Arcade Now Open In Facebook

Posted By Eric Zeman

If there's one thing to be said about 2009, perhaps it should be called the "Year of the Apps Store." It seems like every entity out there launched a mobile apps store. Helping aid in the discovery process, Mplayit has platform specific stores that can be browsed from within Facebook.

iPhone 2010 May Have 5MP Camera

Posted By Eric Zeman

The current supplier of camera chips for Apple's iPhone, OmniVision Technologies, says it got a whopper of an order from Apple for 2010. Not only will it supply Apple with 40 to 45 million imaging sensors, they will rate 5 megapixels.

Mobile Botnets: A New Frontline

Posted By George Hulme

There has been a recent rash of worms and malware targeting (jailbroken) iPhones. A group of researchers from SRI International published a study of an Apple iPhone bot client, captured just before Thanksgiving.


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