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  • Google takes Office to the Cloud, security issues remain

    Google has begun testing an intriguing plugin for Microsoft Office. Google Cloud Connect is a devastatingly simple concept: rather than save your files to your computer's hard disk, it allows you to save them to your online Google Docs space.

  • Dell ditches RIM: BlackBerry's bad year just got worse

    Dell dumped RIM's BlackBerry as its business smartphone and announced that it would be supplying 25,000 of its employees with the Windows 7-powered Dell Venue Pro. The move is yet more gloom for RIM that has already been having a stinker of a bad year.

  • What You'll Pay For In-Flight Wi-Fi

    Airlines have been charging fees for seats on the emergency aisle, priority boarding, and anything resembling baggage, so it's no surprise that cheap or free Wi-Fi access isn't a typical frill. But with one in three <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/201339/wifi_available_on_1_in_3_us_planes.html">U.S. planes providing wireless Internet access</a>, we looked at the going rates for going online in the clouds.

  • Cisco wireless LAN vulnerability could open 'back door'

    Some wireless access points from Cisco Systems have a vulnerability that could allow a hacker to redirect traffic outside the enterprise or potentially gain access to an entire corporate network, a security company said.

  • Wi-Fi hikes security by adding to WPA2 requirements

    The Wi-Fi Alliance has expanded its WPA2 certification program to include a tool for secure handoffs between Wi-Fi and 3G networks, as well as an authentication system that uses multiple secured tunnels.

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