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China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June

Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines. But soon they'll also be offering 3G data and voice call plans as well, the Chinese e-commerce giant said Thursday.

With the 2014 Kia Soul, we finally get a touchscreen that isn't a drag

The touchscreens in cars I've tried up to now have largely been frustrating--herky-jerky, hesitant. You jab the screen repeatedly and glance over (which you're not supposed to do) to see what the holdup is. That's because most of these touchscreens use resistive technology, which is notoriously unresponsive.

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APPLICATIONS

Legal insight: The wrong development contract

If your project is agile, and your contract isn't, you may be signing up for a major dispute, writes Stuart van Rij of Wigley & Company..

CLOUD COMPUTING

Avoiding the Cloud is not detrimental: SolarWinds

Businesses will not be at a significant competitive disadvantage if they do not deploy a public Cloud solution, according to SolarWinds.

DATA CENTER

Dimension Data targets to quadruple its data centre business by 2018

The urgent global need for data centre transformation is driving demand for next-generation data centre

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Lytro returns with Illum, a very expensive light field camera

Lytro, the company whose light field camera technology made waves a few years ago, is back with even fancier hardware.

INDUSTRIES

Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.

INTERNET

HKIRC announces Fifth Top 10 .hk Website Competition results

Winning websites demonstrate outstanding dedication to community, says organizer

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

What kind of tablet does $5,000 get you?

Can your tablet withstand a 2-meter drop or be submerged in water for 30 minutes and keep functioning? The new $5,000 tablets from Xplore Technologies can.

NETWORKING

Yes grows in Sabah

YTL Communications expands its 4G service - called Yes - to Sabah with 60% population coverage and also signs with Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Russian leaker resurfaces, claims Microsoft will issue second Windows update this year

A notorious Windows leaker dubbed 'Wzor' says Microsoft will issue yet another update to Windows 8.1 later this year, evidence of an even-faster acceleration in the company's development tempo.

SECURITY

You got spam mail: Slew of AOL email accounts fall prey to spoofing attack

The undead are rising from their graves--or at least a legion of long-forgotten AOL email addresses are.

STORAGE

Micron ups endurance, capacity of SSDs to meet data center demand

As data centers demand faster and faster storage, Micron is answering the call with long-lasting, solid-state drives that offer up to 800GB of capacity.

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BLOGS

Big data, big dilemmas

Isn’t this the truth? ‘Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them’.

Blurred Lines -- Living on the Edge of Digital and Physical Worlds

The “cyber physical” is changing the way we experience everyday life.

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