With more IT systems mission-critical and increasingly integrated with almost every aspect of a business, it's high time they're considered a country's essential services.
They are increasingly celebrated in the media and some get millions of dollars of investments, funding, trips to different parts of the country or world for business, events, awards. How different are they behind the glam status?
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has agreed to give up a potential payout of around $500 million to settle conflict of interest accusations over the purchase of Pillar Data Systems.
Franco Bernabé, Telecom Italia's CEO, has stepped down, leaving his successor two significant problems to wrestle with.
The smartphone maker posted its first quarterly operating loss, at NT$2.97 billion (US$101 million), amid intensifying competition and rising costs. Meanwhile, Microsoft is reportedly courting it to carry more Windows-based handsets.
We are several days in, but what does the future hold for Amtrak if the houses of Congress fail to make a decision?
Smart cities promise to streamline communications, improve the lives of citizens, and save energy and money. This guide looks at the emergence of smart city technologies and how they’re working so far....
Heading toward Siberian coastal mining industry.
Despite reactor meltdowns which contaminated ground, water and air, a Japanese fast-food chain plans to grow food close to the Fukushima plant.
The company is looking to hire in its two new Singaporean and Australian offices, as well as set up more offices in the region.
Optus will provide mobile services to the NSW Department of Finance and Services, taking the contract that had been held by Telstra.
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at the tale of Lavabit and the NSA, the new-look NBN Co board, and Greens Senator Scott Ludlam losing his Senate seat.
In the second and final part of ZDNet's look at the NSW government's datacentre consolidation program, we examine the concept of a datacentre-based services marketplace and the government's current thinking on how it will approach the cloud.
The social networking site has been told to remove allegedly offensive content or face consequences.
Samsung could become an additional battery supplier for Tesla as the firm seeks to expand its EV range.
Who are some of the world's most well paid chief executives?
Sadly, the results of this week's Great Debate (Microsoft's next CEO: Is an insider Redmond's best bet?) didn't fall in my favor. Now I know how Al Gore must have felt when he won the popular vote but didn't get to be President.
It's another release of Windows, which means it's time for Microsoft to change the mix of retail products and rewrite its license agreements. Here's what to look for in the new lineup (with some suggestions on how you might be able to save some money).
Circa has a great team and pedigree but it'll have to do more than just rewrite news stories if it is to survive in a tough media business.