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Autodesk Subscribes To Adobe Subscription Model

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Autodesk has revealed plans to offer a software subscription model, with details to come in October. Company CEO, Carl Bass, spoke of an array of upcoming software rental options during an earnings call on Thursday, August 22. When analysts on the conference call pointed out the similarity to Adobe’s Creative Cloud business model, Bass clarified, […]

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Just Because You’re Paranoid… Part 1: Securing Your Email

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The news has been awash with stories lately of how the National Security Agency has the ability to access the telephone records and internet usage patterns of Americans and possibly others around the globe. Our own website featured an article on this subject when the story first broke over a week ago. While bringing down a […]

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Interoperability Onslaught: BB Messenger Leaves BB OS, Outlook Chatting With Google Talk

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In the words of Doctor Peter Venkman, “Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats, living together! Mass hysteria!” That was my initial reaction to the news that BlackBerry has created iOS and Android versions of what was once the linchpin of a mobile empire: BlackBerry Messenger. Known as BBM to users, it was also the one thing that kept people on […]

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Buycott Helps You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

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Have you ever wondered if the money you spend ends up funding causes you oppose? The front page of Buycott’s website poses this question to visitors. In a political landscape where a dollar for Stephanie Meyer turns into a boon for anti-gay rights organizations and cash-flooded lobbyists have just as much of a say in […]

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