ZDNet government columnist David Gewirtz delivers a guest lecture to the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, NH. You can attend this seminar by watching the embedded video.
The majority of IT job demands in China are focused on basic skills such as programming, but cloud and mobility will continue to drive IT employment for 2013.
Oracle's Java plugin for browsers is a notoriously insecure product. Over the past 18 months, the company has released 11 updates, six of them containing critical security fixes. With each update, Java actively tries to install unwanted software. Here's what it does, and why it has to stop.
RIM has extended the deadline for developers to qualify for its Built for BlackBerry and $10,000 Developer Commitment promotions.
A Canadian startup has developed a product to help utilities prevent folks from tapping into power lines to steal energy for their homes, businesses, and increasingly, indoor pot growing operations.
The e-government services provider is hoping to grow annual sales by promoting its commercial products, and is helped by a deal inked with AIG to provide the latter's insurance online.
A dedicated pan-Asia online security agency will provide more effective protection for governments and companies, but heterogeneous legal landscape and enforcement regimes are challenges.
In East Africa, the newspaper business is booming.
Google's fourth quarter and 2012 capital expenses may indicate an infrastructure arms race between it and Facebook, not to mention Amazon and others.
The Financial Times plans job cuts, despite being a pioneer in the digital media news business.
A rising middle class in emerging economies can't make up for job losses in the developed world.
Korea Communications Commission is considering imposing more penalties on SK Telecom and other telcos for continuing to offer high handset subsidies, despite an earlier fines and bans.
According to voting at the Urban Dictionary, it's not Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, inventors of the Macintosh.
A student at a Montreal university has been expelled and had his grades zeroed after he discovered and reported a flaw in the software that is responsible for holding students' personal information.
Kim Dotcom has apologised to users of his new website, Mega, for its "poor service quality."
With the upcoming 4G spectrum auction looking shaky, Stephen Conroy would have to be considering what he'll do if the result falls short. One option would be to direct NBN Co to enter the 4G wireless market and foster new competition amongst NBN-powered MVNOs.
The consumerization of IT and the trend toward a more user-controlled technology environment have created a new phenomenon dubbed cloud sprawl. It's time to recognize it, analyze it, and mitigate it.
State spending in anticipation of upcoming elections, and IT companies adopting tech such as cloud computing, big data and analytics will help drive industry growth to 10 percent to 12 percent in 2013.