This year started off much like the prior year ended: with a cornucopia of geek conferences, salons, and media roundtables.I went to a lot last year, and enjoyed most of them.
Server virtualisation is over-hyped and less used than reported, according to Microsoft executives speaking at the launch of Windows Server 2008.
Virtualisation was high on the list of important technologies at the Windows Server 2008 launch yesterday — and not just one or two sorts of virtualisation. By the time the show was over, seven distinct flavours were on display. Some of them looked oddly familiar.
Microsoft officially launched Windows Server 2008, Windows Visual Studio 2008, and announced SQL Server 2008, which is due in the third quarter of this year.
I'm appalled at the way Google gets an apparent free pass at producing a service that is fundamentally substandard. Dan Farber says:The launch of Google Sites is like the opening of a movie or play.
US retail sales of non-games software totaled $3.3 bln in 2007, a 15% increase over the $2.9 bln generated in 2006. Thanks in large part to new product introductions from companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Adobe, the most significant increases in revenue were seen in operating system, business, finance and imaging/graphics software categories, which [...]
In this live analyst call, veteran Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley gives power users and enterprise IT pros the rundown on what's new in Windows 10, its staggered release schedule, and Microsoft's "Windows...
iSuppli listed top plasma TV vendors in Q4 2007. Market shareRank Vendor Q3 2007Q4 20071Panasonic27.9%37.1%2Samsung18.4%19.7%3LG Electronics12.7%12.7%4Hitachi8.3%6.5%5Vizio4.3%5.5%6Philips6.8%5.2%7Pioneer5.8%4.6% Others15.8%8.7%
Over in the US, a class action lawsuit against Microsoft is gathering steam. It's just been passed by a judge as a valid case, which means that a group of consumers can sue for being sold laptops that were stickered as Vista Ready when they could barely run the basic version.
A couple of months back, I caught an episode of U.S.
Even if you just checkmated your new friend in India or took your Russian opponent's rook, new chess Web sites like Chess.com are encouraging niche social networking. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi sat down with the site's founder to find out what has attracted more than 100,000 members in less than a year.
After a full day of downtime for many Windows Live users on February 26 -- an outage the reasons for which Microsoft has declined to explain, but claimed was resolved on February 26 -- some users still seem to have been having ongoing service-access problems.
Apple added a hibernate feature called Safe Sleep to their notebook starting with the PowerBook G4 (Double-Layer SD). Safe Sleep saves the notebook's state to disk and is handy if you run completely out of juice while sleeping with unsaved documents or windows open.
The software giant loves virtualisation so much it's slapped the term on everything, for virtually no reason
If you're a lawyer, you gotta love this. At the end of the day Thursday, Federal Judge Jeffrey White -- the judge who issued the shut-down notice against Wikileaks -- released his questions for argument (PDF) for Friday morning's hearing regarding that order.
According to a survey by Pew Internet & American Life Project, in February-March 2007 56% of respondents reported sending email every day. 50% of the respondents stated they first went online for “personal” reasons; 31% said work was the cause; 19% said school was the cause.
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According to the age-old axiom, half the money spent on advertising is wasted. Does the same apply to advertising technology development?