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Sparkleshare creates your own collaborative Dropbox

Take Dropbox, add a dash of Box, make it open source and allow it to run on your choice of server and you’ve pretty much got SparkleShare. It has its limitations but it also has plenty of potential if you’re prepared to work for it. SparkleShare is an open-source collaborative alternative to Dropbox with no […]


Comment: the danger of relying on free online services

Last month, it was news that Google is to cut its popular RSS Reader at the end of June. Today, Yahoo is telling users it intends killing off a number of services including the old version of Yahoo Mail, SMS Alerts and Upcoming amongst others. The word is Yahoo Mail Classic will deliver its last […]

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Acer forecasts 10% PC sales decline

Taiwanese PC giant Acer looks to be struggling in the notebook market at the minute with reports online that include job losses in China and sales falls of 10%. Reports on Taiwanese news site report on March 25 that Acer’s China operation would see 100 jobs or 10% of its workforce cut. The job […]

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Blackberry expands PlayBook with Android apps

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) has moved to plug up the gap in PlayBook’s application roster by bringing Android to its iPad tablet rival. The company announced this morning that it will be providing its upcoming Tablet devices with what it calls “app players”, in effect, run-time environments that enable the PlayBook to run […]

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HP disputes Oracle over Intel Itanium future

Our story on Oracle joining Microsoft and Red Hat in discontinuing support for Intel’s Itanium platform drew a swift response from Hewlett-Packard, questioning Oracle over its reasons in pulling the pin on Intel’s enterprise platform technology. HP released a statement on March 23 in response to Oracle saying that it plans to continue to Itanium […]

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