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Spam volumes grew 6 percent last year, says Google

Despite security researchers' efforts to cut spam down to size, it just keeps growing back. The volume of unsolicited email in the first quarter was around 6 percent higher than a year earlier, according to Google's e-mail filtering division Postini.

Written by Peter Sayer16 April 10 08:38

LG offers phone resellers a taste of fresh Cookie

The LG GS290 Cookie Fresh isn't yet available on planet Earth, but you can find it on Planet Reseller, the part of the Cebit trade show reserved for distributors and resellers.

Written by Peter Sayer05 March 10 05:37

Software AG opens BPM social networking beta test

Software AG opened a beta version of its social network for business process management (BPM) on Tuesday, a year after it first announced the service.

Written by Peter Sayer03 March 10 07:20

Not whom they expected: SAP's McDermott opens Cebit

It was Léo Apotheker whose name appeared on the invitation to the opening ceremony of the Cebit trade show -- but his successor, co-CEO Bill McDermott, appeared on stage.

Written by Peter Sayer02 March 10 06:20

French net filtering plan moves forward

French lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve a draft law to filter Internet traffic, a measure the government says is intended to catch child pornographers. The bill will now go on for a second and final reading.

Written by Peter Sayer17 Feb. 10 22:09

Smartphone OS leaves one hand free

Today's smartphones are too much of a handful, according to Israeli company Else: You either need to grab them with both hands and punch away at the keyboard with your thumbs, or you hold them with one hand and touch the screen with the other.

Written by Peter Sayer17 Feb. 10 07:36

Google CEO has no plans to compete with mobile operators

Google has made investments in wireless networks, is testing gigabit-to-the-home technology, and is selling 60,000 Android smartphones a day -- yet has no plans to compete with network operators, CEO Eric Schmidt told attendees at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.

Written by Peter Sayer17 Feb. 10 07:35

Microsoft CEO unveils Windows Phone 7 Series software

Microsoft unveiled the next version of its operating system for mobile phones, Windows Phone 7 Series, featuring a move away from applications and towards functions.

Written by Peter Sayer16 Feb. 10 06:27

Microsoft CEO unveils Windows Phone 7 Series software

Microsoft unveiled the next version of its operating system for mobile phones, Windows Phone 7 Series, featuring a move away from applications and towards functions.

Written by Peter Sayer16 Feb. 10 06:14

Motorola reports a small Q4 profit, held back by phone sales

Motorola's fourth-quarter sales fell 20 percent year-on-year, but the company still made out a small profit, unhampered by the exceptional charges that plunged it into loss a year ago, it reported Thursday. It expects to make a loss in the first quarter, however.

Written by Peter Sayer29 Jan. 10 06:14

SAP Q4 revenue sinks 9 percent, net income drops 12 percent

SAP reported a 9 percent year-on-year fall in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009, with net income dropping 12 percent from its record level a year earlier. But the company sees a return to growth and improvements in operating income this year, it said Wednesday.

Written by Peter Sayer28 Jan. 10 05:46

Microsoft and HP CEOs to announce joint investment

Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have agreed to invest together to prepare customers for "the next generation of business computing," the companies' CEOs plan to announce later Wednesday in a joint teleconference.

Written by Peter Sayer14 Jan. 10 08:03

EU accepts Microsoft's commitments to offer browser choice

Microsoft's promise to allow Windows users to choose which Internet browser they use has been accepted by the European Commission, ending its antitrust investigation of the company's position in the browser market.

Written by Peter Sayer17 Dec. 09 06:05
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