The decision to kill off the iPod Classic must have seemed simple, but when is it ever wise to so easily annoy customers, especially the loyal ones?
Barker Bites Back
A look at some newsy stuff and interesting bits as well as those hopefully amusing byways of technology.
Colin Barker is based in London and is Senior Reporter for ZDNet. He has been writing about the IT business for some 30-plus years. He still enjoys it.
Now that Steve Ballmer has stepped down from the board of Microsoft, the tech industry has lost a big character. I for one will miss him.
The generation of teens that has grown up since the millennium is using its technology skills to shape the way that all of us, young and old, communicate, according to Ofcom.
So keen was IBM to get rid of its failing chip-manufacturing business that it was willing to pay handsomely for Globalfoundries to take it — but not at any price.
A new book by Robert X Cringely raises an intriguing question about IBM today: are we witnessing the end of the American IT icon?
It has been a long time coming, but a dream has come true for many in the IT business.
This year IBM celebrates 25 years of partnership with the world's most famous tennis championships. We go behind the scenes to examine the tech that serves up the online coverage.
Regulator changes the rules to try to give BT's competitors a chance in a more level playing field.
Gartner’s server sales figures for the first quarter show a market still in decline from its giddy heights but there are some glimmers of optimism.
Case study: How Splunk's data analytics helped retailer John Lewis to have a very merry Christmas.