The City of Udine is moving from Windows for OpenOffice – and may soon ditch Microsoft at an operating system level too.
Italy's got tech
A room with a view on Italian business tech.
Raffaele Mastrolonardo is a journalist and co-founder of effecinque news agency. He has been writing about technology for the past 11 years or so for some of the most important Italian news media.
In the last 12 years Federico has been working as a freelance journalist, at first covering current affairs and economy and then focusing on technology, writing extensively for several Italian national media outlets.
The capital of Piedmont has been lured to open source with the prospect of doing away with licences and delaying the refresh cycle.
With university funding plummeting, Italy's higher education institutions are adopting Gmail – but not everyone's happy about the move.
Experts in Italy are working on proposals that will set out web users' rights and obligations – a draft bill that could eventually be adopted across Europe.
The incumbent mobile operator has been running a LTE-A showcase in Turin, giving consumers a taste of the network they can expect later this year.
The Italian data protection watchdog has brought in new regulations that will see Google forced to change how it collects, handles, and stores users' data.
Italy's startup community is growing. Are recent government measures helping to foster growth, or are young companies succeeding despite them?
Under the bonnet of Vodafone's acquisition of the Italian telematics company.
Italy's Lombardy Region is rolling out superfast broadband on a small scale. To encourage local residents and businesses to take up the service, it's giving connectivity away at no cost.
A major IT overhaul is afoot in Umbria, guided by ideas and opinions from the area's residents.