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Google: Business version of Google+ is coming

Google is telling IT executives to hold on, perhaps until later this year, as it prepares for for the rigors of business with its new Google+ social networking offering.

Western Digital announces My Book Studio 3TB hard drive

Western Digital announced Thursday that its My Book Studio line of external hard drives for the Mac will now come in an upgraded 3TB model that will retail for $250.

Oracle virtual desktops opened to iPad access

Oracle introduced an iPad app that will allow users to access their Oracle virtual desktops.

Apple posts FAQ for Thunderbolt cable

Apple's FAQ on its new Thunderbolt cable has a few interesting tidbits about the new connectivity technology.

Thunderbolt RAID dramatically faster than FireWire 800

The first Thunderbolt-based RAID array has finally arrived, and Macworld Lab has some test results for Promise's Pegasus R6 system. As expected, the R6 is pretty darn fast -- and not just by a few measly megabytes per second.

Drive docks to help re-use old hard drives

What do you do with those used but still useable hard drives? You can get a drive dock. Here are 11 drive docks for your consideration

Amex, Foursquare take mobile wallet scheme national

American Express and Foursquare have launched a mobile payment plan that offers users discounts at selected national retailers.

Apple offers Lion upgrade details for business, education customers

If you're an IT manager worried about how Lion's Mac App Store-only distribution will affect your deployment, the company has posted a PDF to its Sales website detailing exactly how business and education customers can upgrade come July.

AccountEdge Basic aids small business with financial tasks

If you run a small business but hate managing its finances, chances are that this $99 package from Acclivity can help you--at least with the basics.

Carbonite launches flat-rate online backup for small biz

Carbonite's small business solutions charges a flat rate of $229 per year for 250GB of storage.

Garmin acquires navigation rival Navigon

GPS maker Garmin has acquired Germany-based competitor Navigon for an undisclosed amount. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Garmin.

Apple, Nokia settle patent dispute with licensing agreement

Nokia and Apple have settled their fierce patent battle, with both companies agreeing to drop all charges against the other in exchange for Apple paying royalties to license Nokia’s technologies.

Samsung ships 1TB internal hard drive for laptops

Samsung this week announced the Spinpoint M8 internal hard drive with 1TB capacity, which could raise the bar in storage available on laptops.