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Arnette: Devun Walsh - Life is Precious

<p><strong>Devun Walsh </strong>may have the longest running professional career in snowboarding, and to stay at the top comes the inevitable list of …

Quiksilver Take It Easy - full movie

The team doesn’t pull any punches in <i>Take it Easy</i>. This is a snowboarding team with diverse talent, visible by reading the list of names that came …

IDC: Android reaches 80% of smartphone market in Q2 due to low-cost offerings, iOS falls to 13%

Following a report last week from IDC on smartphone market share by vendor, the research firm is out today with its report covering market share by operating system. Much like Apple’s growth had slowed on the hardware front with its second-lowest year-over-year growth rate for the iPhone in nearly …

Server revenue continued slide in Q2 on weak demand, says IDC

The server business continued to slide in the second quarter with worldwide revenue and unit sales down, IDC said Tuesday.<p>Revenue was down 6.2 per cent to $11.9 billion in the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year decline, as demand for servers continued to soften in most geographic regions, …

IDC: Mobile market to swell to 1.8 billion phones in 2013

It seems that demand for smartphones has risen considerably, as IDC reports today that the worldwide mobile phone market is expected to grow 7.3 …

IDC: 87% Of Connected Devices Sales By 2017 Will Be Tablets And Smartphones

The latest round of tablet, smartphone and PC forecasts from IDC released yesterday in their smart connected device market forecast shows how rapidly tablets and large-screen (5+ inch) smartphones are redefining the market.<p>These forecasts also underscore how the majority of enterprises need to …

Look out, Microsoft? Tablets to become our primary computers, Gartner predicts

A new report from the Gartner research firm paints a dire picture for the traditional PC market, predicting that tablets will quickly become the …

Gartner: A Dozen IT Predictions For 2013 And Beyond

Gartner this morning issued a list of a dozen predictions for the IT industry for 2013 and beyond. Some of the territory – and specific predictions – on this list were also included on two other lists Gartner issued this week at the company conference now taking place in Orlando.<p>In any case, here’s …

Apple OSes to narrow gap with Windows, says Gartner

Shipments of devices based on Apple's Mac OS and iOS will close the gap on those of products running all flavors of Windows over the next two years, but Windows will then start to pull away again, according to figures from Gartner.<p>Last year, shipments of products running Windows outnumbered those …

Gartner downgrades 2013 global IT spending forecast on currency shifts

Gartner has lowered its expectations for growth this year in global IT spending, saying it will rise 2 percent to $3.7 trillion. Earlier this year, the analyst firm predicted 2013 growth of 4.1 percent.<p>The reduction "mainly reflects the impact of recent fluctuations in U.S. dollar exchange rates," …

HPPSocialUserSignonPage - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Community

For more information on how HPE manages, uses and protects your information please refer to HPE Privacy Statement. You can always withdraw or modify …

Collaboration apps will cross platforms soon, Gartner says

Most collaboration applications will be equally available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets, and browsers by 2016, reports Gartner.<p>Currently, a variety of apps and services for mobile content access, collaboration, and productivity enable employees to collaborate in real time and work more …

Apps

Gartner to IT: If You're Using BlackBerry, Abandon Ship

Analyst firm Gartner is recommending that all BlackBerry enterprise customers abandon ship.<p>The company has come forth to state that clients should …

Mobile

Gartner Says It's the Beginning of a New Era: The Digital Industrial Economy

<b>Gartner Says It's the Beginning of a New Era: The Digital Industrial Economy</b><p><i>Analysts Discuss How Digitalization is Unleashing New Capabilities,</i> …

Gartner: Worldwide PC shipments continue their year-over-year tumble

But the US market posts slight growth for the first time since the beginning of 2012.<p>In what has become a quarterly ritual, the folks at Gartner …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

iPad

Five Rules For Managing Your Online Marketing Efforts

I can’t pin down the exact emotion that hits me when I try to quantify just how much time and energy my partners and I routinely dedicate to our company’s web presence. Pride? Exhaustion? Bewilderment?<p>It’s not a struggle, though, to give a name to the crippling frustration we’d all face if we ever …

Sun Tzu's The Art Of War, Illustrated (Chapter 6: Weak Points And Strong)

<b>Chapter 6: Weak Points and Strong</b><p>1. Sun Tzu said: Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.<p>2. Therefore the clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does …

Apple Introduces Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage during an Apple product announcement at the Apple campus on September 10, 2013 in Cupertino, California. The company launched two new iPhones.

Google And Android: Powering The Next Generation Of Internet Connected Things

When thinking about the future of technology, it’s hard to imagine a future where most things aren’t connected to the Internet. Not because it’s fashionable, or because many of the largest technology companies are spending big money promoting the concept. Call it a fundamental law of things; if it …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

Analysis: Apple Did Much More Than Hire A New Retail Chief, It Infused Some Missing Mojo

Most of the coverage on Apple’s recent hire of Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts has included one or more photographs of her. And really, why not? First, it’s pretty standard fare to show a photo of a high-profile executive. Second, she runs a fashion brand, so Ahrendts nearly always looks sharp. Her …

Why You May Want To Upgrade To The Apple iPhone 5s Or 5c If You Travel Overseas

When the iPhone 5 was released last year, I wrote about the roaming problem among competing carriers with locked handsets and different frequency configurations for each handset model. Roaming between different iPhone 5 models among U.S. carriers on LTE was impossible because of their use of …

How Cute Of Google To Extend Chrome Support For Windows XP

This is a rather clever, even cute, move by Google. They’re going to extend support from Chrome on Windows XP for a year beyond the support that Microsoft is going to support browsers on that and that operating system itself. The reason for the cuteness will be explained in a moment:<p>On April 8, …

What’s the big deal about Oracle 12c? Here are 10 things every CIO should know. Spoiler Alert! Multitenancy is the “aha” new capability http://pub.vitrue.com/JWcS

Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation

Outdoor air pollution has been officially classified as carcinogenic by the cancer arm of the World Health Organisation.<p>The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said air pollution from traffic and industrial fumes was a definite cause of lung cancer and also linked to bladder cancer. …

10 Minute Lower Ab Workout Circuit

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration10 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout10 …

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an interview with Google's Chris DiBona

Chris DiBona is the Director of Open Source for Google. He is also one of the great champions of open source, dating back to when he first fell in …