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Microsoft files Android patent-royalty suit against Samsung

zdnet.com — Summary: Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suite against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties. Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over what Microsoft claims is a breach of contract by Samsung involving Android patent royalties. Microsoft filed its complaint against Samsung in U.S.
Aug 01, 2014

Microsoft files suit over Android patent-royalty contract dispute: "Samsung decided late last year to stop paying..." zdnet.com/microsoft-file…

How one judge single-handedly killed trust in the US technology industry

zdnet.com — Summary: Well that's certainly a phrase one US judge can nail on the casket of her career. Some people volunteer at shelters. Some people play video games. Some work tirelessly for 80 hours a week for the sake of their startup. Some destroy the global trust in the US technology industry.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @zackwhittaker: If you're a foreigner, you should no longer trust the US tech industry to protect your data. Here's why they can't: zd.net/1uQ1kax

Aug 01, 2014

How one judge single-handedly killed trust in the US technology industry zdnet.com/how-one-judge-… tip @techmeme

Aug 01, 2014

How one judge single-handedly killed trust in the US technology industry via @ZDNet, @zackwhittaker zd.net/1uQ1kax

Aug 01, 2014

If you're a foreigner, you should no longer trust the US tech industry to protect your data. Here's why they can't: zd.net/1uQ1kax

Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels

zdnet.com — Summary: The world's most popular and largest social network suffered an outage. Naturally, everyone went crazy on Twitter. SHARE: SUBSCRIBE TO: Social Enterprise A major outage for one of the most popular destinations on the Internet might feel more like a case of the Mondays, but that's the present reality on Friday.
Aug 01, 2014

ZDNet: Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels ow.ly/2L4viW

Aug 01, 2014

RT @rachelking: @zackwhittaker & I totally got this. #teamwork RT @ZDNet: Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels http://t.co…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @rachelking: @zackwhittaker & I totally got this. #teamwork RT @ZDNet: Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels http://t.co…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @ZDNet: Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels zd.net/1m5JJ59

Aug 01, 2014

@zackwhittaker & I totally got this. #teamwork RT @ZDNet: Facebook suffers downtime across web, mobile channels zd.net/1m5JJ59

eBay boasts uptick in female hires but owns up to gender gap anyway

zdnet.com — Summary: At first glance, the e-commerce giant looks like it might be doing a better job of balancing its workforce than some of its Silicon Valley neighbors. Following a number of other tech giants over the last few weeks, eBay has published its own diversity report.
Aug 01, 2014

ZDNet: eBay boasts uptick in female hires but owns up to gender gap anyway ow.ly/2L5vbK

Aug 01, 2014

.@eBay boasts uptick in female hires but owns up to gender gap anyway. More on @zdnet: zd.net/1uQg3lK

Aug 01, 2014

ZDNet: eBay boasts uptick in female hires but owns up to gender gap anyway ow.ly/2L5eJS

A minor Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update 2 still on tap for August 12

zdnet.com — Summary: Microsoft is still on track to deliver a second update to Windows 8.1 in August. But don't expect it to include any major features or be mandatory. As my sources have been saying for some time, Microsoft is planning to deliver a second update for Windows 8.1 on August 12, this month's Patch Tuesday.
Aug 01, 2014

A minor Windows 8.1 Update 2 is still on tap for August 12. Here's what to expect: zdnet.com/a-minor-micros…

Can a Surface Pro 3 with docking station replace your desktop PC?

By Ed Bott
zdnet.com — Summary: In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too. In its ads for the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft calls the latest release of its flagship Windows device "the tablet that can replace your laptop."
Aug 01, 2014

RT this would work for me @edbott: My review of the Surface Pro 3 docking station: Can it replace your desktop PC? zdnet.com/can-a-surface-…

Aug 01, 2014

My review of the Surface Pro 3 docking station: Can it replace your desktop PC? zdnet.com/can-a-surface-…

Falling tablet sales: The problem is they're just too good

zdnet.com — Summary: Falling tablet sales make the news regularly with folks concerned that the buying public is ready to cast tablets aside. The fact is they're just too good, and owners feel no need to upgrade. If you follow the news of the mobile tech industry, you have likely seen stories about dropping tablet sales.
Aug 01, 2014

Falling tablet sales: The problem is they're just too good via @jkendrick zd.net/1uLmo27

Aug 01, 2014

Falling tablet sales: The problem is they're just too good via @jkendrick zd.net/1uLmo27 Me: Agreed.

Aug 01, 2014

Falling tablet sales: The problem is they're just too good via @ZDNet, @jkendrick zd.net/1uLmo27

Aug 01, 2014

Falling tablet sales: The problem is they're just too good via @ZDNet, @jkendrick zd.net/1uLmo27

Linux Foundation's free online intro to Linux class opens its doors

zdnet.com — Summary: Want to learn your way around Linux? Your free Linux introduction class opportunity starts on August 1st. Do you want a good reason to learn about Linux? I'll give you one: According to Dice, the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals, nine out of ten IT hiring managers are looking for Linux pros.
Aug 01, 2014

Linux Foundation's free online intro to Linux class opens its doors via @ZDNet, zd.net/1uQtYsj #Linux by @sjvn

All quiet on the PC front, Android passes iOS (maybe) in mobile

By Ed Bott
zdnet.com — Summary: It's the first of the month, which means it's time for another look at the state of the PC and mobile markets courtesy of two big web analytics firms. It's a longstanding tradition on the first day of each month for tech reporters to look at the latest releases from Net Applications and StatCounter, trying to sort out who's ahead and who's falling behind in the PC and mobile horse races.
Aug 01, 2014

All quiet on the PC front, Android passes iOS (maybe) in mobile zdnet.com/all-quiet-on-t…

Apple appears to have built its own content-delivery network

zdnet.com — Summary: It looks like that Apple wants to "hand-deliver" its software updates and audio and video content over the Internet to your door via its own content-delivery network. As usual, Apple has nothing to say about its latest operation: the creation of a content-delivery network (CDN) for its software updates and audio and video content.

How 3D printing is building a new future

zdnet.com — Summary: Perhaps no technology has been overhyped more than 3D printing in recent years, but that doesn't mean it isn't delivering real disruption. Here's how, and what's still holding it back. 3D printing has recently emerged as tech's topic with the greatest expectations.
Aug 01, 2014

It's 3D Printer month (that's a thing now) on @ZDNet. Start here: 3D printing building a new future by @lyndseygilpin zd.net/1m5jzPY

The history of 3D printing: A timeline

zdnet.com — Until recently, printing - on clay, papyrus, cloth or paper - was always a two-dimensional process. Then, starting in the 1980s, various technologies evolved to add the 'y' axis, which allowed machines to build three-dimensional objects from a CAD model or a 3D scan.

Research: 60 percent of enterprises are using or evaluating 3D printing

zdnet.com — Summary: Tech Pro Research's latest survey reveals that a majority of respondents are already using or considering the use of 3D printers in the enterprise. The resulting report also included budget plans, best uses and favored vendors.
Aug 01, 2014

Research: 60 percent of enterprises are using or evaluating 3D printing via @ZDNet, @teena_hammond zd.net/1uNtpiV @techrepublic

Six clicks: Ways to keep your tech, your home, and yourself cool

zdnet.com — Summary: Trying not to overheat this summer? Here is some (literally) cool tech for you. Honeywell Lyric Smart Thermostat Nest, now owned by Google, may have been the first to release a smart thermostat to mass market, but Honeywell has decades of experience in thermostat engineering and design.
Aug 01, 2014

Six clicks: Ways to keep your tech, your home, and yourself cool via @ZDNet, @jperlow zd.net/1uLKPfL

Aug 01, 2014

Six clicks: Ways to keep your tech, your home, and yourself cool via @ZDNet, @jperlow zd.net/1uLKPfL

Aug 01, 2014

RT @sjvn: Six clicks: Ways to keep your tech, your home, and yourself cool via @ZDNet, @jperlow zd.net/1uLKPfL

Jul 31, 2014

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Cisco and the art of data center co-opetition

zdnet.com — Summary: Cisco builds out its storage lineup as the company creates a complete data center arsenal that's integrated and a potential threat to partners. Cisco rolled out a series of storage area networking systems that highlights how the company is increasingly starting to play in the total data center stack and bumping into partners.
Aug 01, 2014

ZDNet: Cisco and the art of data center co-opetition ow.ly/2L3cBT

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