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SanDisk Ultra SSDs give current computers a boost

One way to extend the life of a computer is upgrading its storage...and SanDisk is hoping folks will choose its new high-speed 60, 120, and 240 GB SSD drives.
Computing

Clearwire Clear Spot 4G Apollo hotspot to cost $99

Clearwire's upcoming Clear Spot 4G Apollo hotspot will offer 4G mobile broadband to up to eight Wi-Fi devices, with 4G service starting at $35 per month.
Computing

Microsoft renews controversial SUSE Linux deal for five years

Microsoft and Attachmate have agreed to a five-year extension of a deal that has Microsoft reselling SUSE services...with a promise not to sue.
Computing

Microsoft wants to heat your building with its cloud servers

Microsoft claims that it is possible to use a data server like a furnace or water heater, which would increase data speed and be a more efficient use of energy.
Android Army

Firefox maker Mozilla aims at Google with new mobile OS

The company that brought us Firefox has announced plans for a new type of mobile operating system, Boot to Gecko, that could eventually rival Google's Android and Chrome.
Computing

Top US cybersecurity official quits

A top cybersecurity official quit his post on Friday. However, the reason for Randy Vickers' departure as director of the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is not clear.
Computing

Google Places removes third-party review snippets

Google Places - those location pages available in Google Maps and Google Earth - are dropping snippets of third-party reviews in favor of all-Google content.
Computing

U.S. Government shutting down 800 data centers by 2015

A recent announcement by the White House shows how much money we are spending on federal data storage across the nation.
Android Army

Oracle wins bid to depose Google CEO Larry Page

Google CEO Larry Page will have to testify in court as part of Oracle's lawsuit over Java technology in Android.
Computing

Judge reduces Jammie Thomas’ file-sharing penalty to $54,000

A federal court has reduced the damage award against accused 24-song file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset from $1.5 million to $54,000.
Computing

Spotify bugs discovered: beware, it may forget your Starred songs

Some Spotify users are complaining that the service has deleted their saved (starred) songs. We don't yet know the extent of this problem, but have encountered it ourselves.
Apple

Apple sold 1 million copies of OS X Lion in its first day

In just a single day, Apple sold one million copies of its newest operating system OS X Lion.