With archrival Google expected to field any time now a mobile operating system that will go head-to-head with Windows Mobile, Microsoft is getting its Mobile Communications side of the house in order.
Could it be that there will be no clear winner in Google vs. Microsoft battle?
Microsoft is going to let everyone -- even people with an illegal pirate copy of Windows XP -- download IE7 because the software giant really cares about the safety and security of all Internet users. (But don't mention Firefox ...)
You couldn't go more than an hour at the Gartner conference without hearing about green IT and its impact on technology managers. But there is some evidence that we may be hitting the saturation point with the green IT mantra.
A newly published Apple Patent application seems to describe how touchscreens in use in iPhones interpret touches from users into commands.The Patent app is entitled, Force and Location Sensitive Display.
I know this isn't a financial blog, but after assessing Vonage's stock price over the last several days, I've come to some conclusions.Over the last few weeks, the stock had been trading at or around $1 a share.
The United Kingdom's IT strategy has been heavily criticized by U.K. minister, John Pugh, who accused it of 'skewing the market' in favor of Microsoft.
An internal Comcast memo seems to indicate to their customer service reps that when a customer complains, acknowledge the problem and then try to fix it.While the memo- which first surfaced on The Consumerist website-contains tips that an efficient customer service operation might adapt, it might not fit so snugly with Comcast's operational realities.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has confirmed it will not be pursuing the so-called "Howard hacker" -- but it has been helping the political parties better secure their Web sites.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: MS Outlook flaw adds new twist to URI handling saga.David Berlind: After authentication of senders, ending spam requires a relationship managment protocol.
Telstra will switch on over 200 remote ADSL exchanges after a funding stoush between the government and the telco was resolved.
The so-called "Howard hacker", who has apparently been reported to the Australian Federal Police, told ZDNet Australia that he is innocent of defacing the Liberal Web site.
I had opportunities to speak with a number of company representatives and customers at the Altiris/Symantec ManageFusion today. The customers all offered positive statements about how Altiris' products made their lives easier.
A good merger always gets the pulse racing -- and Seven's takeover of Unwired could be shaping up to be one of the most interesting for a while.
SITE Intelligence Group -- a private intelligence company that monitors Islamic terrorist groups -- obtained a new Osama bin Laden video ahead of its official release last month. It gave two senior officials access on the condition that the officials not reveal they had it until the al-Qaeda release.
There's a harsh lesson for Linux implementers here: don't be tentative about Linux, and don't start down that path without having the right people, with the right attitudes, in place first.
Yesterday we started talking with Sl0th, a Game Master for the popular online role-playing game Fly For Fun (Flyff). Today we wrap up that interview with a discussion of player relations, casual gaming, girl gamers, and kids online.
The Ofcom Consumer Panel has written to the United Kingdom's largest ISPs to demand changes to their broadband sales practices.