Rather than end the year with a ‘best of’ list or predictions for 2014, I’ll be delivering 12 days of holiday gifts to you in the form of treppenwitz: all the smart afterthoughts I had all year.
Two days out from Christmas, the Australian government has released the summary of its broadband availability and quality report, but the detail and methodology will wait until 2014.
With current CEO slated to retire in 2015, India's second-largest outsourcing company is scurrying to find a replacement even as frontrunners leave, including V. Balakrishnan, whose resignation was just announced.
Only men who want to be rated will feature in the app
RSA Security has refuted reports that it signed a $10 million contract with the NSA to use the questioned Dual Elliptic Curve algorithm as the default pseudorandom number generator in its products.
The United States pledges to "actively" carry out a plan to lift bans on high-tech exports to China, which will cover civil aviation, information technology, and oil and gas exploration for civilian use.
Venture capitalist, Fred Wilson, presents important business model innovations in enterprise technology. Corporate leadership should listen and learn.
Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that China is "an extremely important market" to the company and touted a deal with China Mobile. The biggest perk is that Apple gets a distribution boost for the iPhone.
Each OS X update brings a crop of big, shiny new features as well as a bunch of small changes to longstanding actions of the Mac user interface. Guess which ones bother users the most?
TheLadders is emulating how mobile dating apps work by pairing candidates who "like" a position with recruiters
The Chinese telco giant will be offering Apple's latest iPhones on its 3G and 4G networks from the beginning of 2014.
A jailbreak for iOS 7 has appeared in the form of evasion7, but not before setting off a furore by including a new app store for Chinese users.
Australian wireless broadband company BigAir has agreed to buy Anittel's hosting and network infrastructure business for AU$6.5 million.
Is that too much to ask? One frickin' week of no disasters. I'm not asking for competence, just a quiet week of no mistakes. Yeah, like that's going to happen. Ah, well. Feast your eyes below on the spectrum of news and idiocy that is government in action.
To help prevent fallen riders from being hit, the MTA will test four "intrusion detection" systems in the next few weeks. It includes lasers. And thermal imaging.
The competition watchdog has told Telstra that it will need to cut down the length of time it takes to inform retailers of an incoming service disruption for customers transferring over to the NBN.
Contextual computing, the next phase of the post-PC era, 3D printing and the mainstreaming of wearable computing are a few of the 2014 themes we're watching.