Dell launched its latest Inspiron Mini, which looks a lot like a laptop. Welcome to the inevitable blurring of the netbook-notebook PC lines.
Microsoft is readying a beta of Windows Server 2008 R2, a k a "Windows 7 Server," and will share some more details about the features and rollout plans for that product during the company's Professional Developers Conference kick-off keynote on October 27.
Wherever you have a lot of data coming in at once, demanding a response, scaling is vital. So three cheers for letting us see your scaling tool, Facebook, and for explaining how it's engineered.
Worldwide, smart phones are now outselling laptop computers, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal by Nick Wingfield. The implication: Professionals are now more inclinded to leave laptops behind and use their smart phones as their digital computing devices, while on the road.
The genius of Steve Jobs is to be valued highly. But so is that of the team around Linus Torvalds. What should matter, in the end, is the quality of the finished product, its usefulness, its value.
Last week, my dead tree copy of McKinsey Quarterly arrived bearing the above title. This section caught my eye (p.
Smaller tech companies fight an uphill battle when it comes to attracting talent--especially in areas dominated by giants like Amazon. Here's one way to combat the "work hard/play hard" mentality.
Identity theft is a fast-growing problem, and I've taken it seriously for quite awhile. I pay to have people monitor my credit to ensure someone doesn't open accounts in my name, and I try to use temporary credit card numbers when I make online purchases.
Updated: Verizon's third quarter results were in line with Wall Street estimates courtesy of a solid performance in the telecom giant's wireless business. But wireless churn was up as the company did take a hit due to the popularity of the iPhone.
The global economic crisis has made the Federal Government's National Broadband Network plan an expensive and risky proposition which end users won't have the money to pay for, one analyst said this week.
Google has released the first mobile version of Google Earth for the iPhone and the iPod Touch--available as a free download through the iPhone App Store.
If you're jonesing for more information on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and can't wait until it's released sometime towards the end of November, you're in luck: Canon just posted the full 228-page user manual for the long-anticipated successor to its EOS 5D digital SLR.
Corrected and amended headline: Google launched Google Earth for the iPhone and iPod touch and the reviews are great. The rollout prompts a question.
I have used several mobile video streaming applications on my S60 devices and keep coming back to Qik as my default client. Qik now has clients for S60, Windows Mobile, Java-based devices, and jailbroken iPhones with more clients coming. Last night they announced an alpha release for select BlackBerry devices, including the Pearl 8120/8130, BlackBerry Curve 8320/8330 and BlackBerry Bold. Support for the Flip is coming soon too. The BlackBerry you want to run this on must have BlackBerry OS 4.5 or above.
HP continued to garner the largest unit market share at 58% in the toner market, maintaining a good lead ahead of Samsung at 12%, who had done a commendable job in pushing its main unit sales. In Q2 2008, the inkjet cartridge market only managed to ink a 2% growth, which pales in comparison to [...]
The financiers of technology projects are seeing defaults rise and that ups the ante for customers looking for credit and the vendors extending loans.The Wall Street Journal connects the dots.
An Australian systems administrators' professional group has criticised Communications Minister Stephen Conroy for alleged attempts by his office to silence a vocal network engineer expressing an opinion about the planned government internet filtering scheme.
The Australian Sports Commission today confirmed its chief information officer Paul Stokoe had recently left, with the executive believed to have moved into a larger Canberra government agency.
What does it take to be a great chief information officer? We talk to Australian CIOs, analysts and human resource managers to find out. The results might surprise you.