After sitting at around 1 percent or less of marketshare in many major markets around the world, the Kantar Worldpanel has decided to stop counting BlackBerry as a separate line item, and lump it into the Others category.
Chris Duckett dispenses with "trends", "magic quadrants" and other salesbot speak to investigate what is really the foundation of IT: source code.
Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.
Firefox's slow morph into the Mozilla suite that it left behind continues as a HTML editor is added back into the web browser.
After chasing consumer-led computing for the past few years, enterprises are due to be the opening front in the next change to computing — an experience that depends on where you are, and which device you are using.
As American customers get themselves into a lather over the impost of fixed internet data caps, the reality is that soon, most internet users won't care or think about them.
By leaving all the technology programs to next year, the Australian federal government is left dragging the chain on initiatives it should be undertaking.
In one swift move on the fifth birthday of the NBN, Malcolm Turnbull has fallen into the same practice that he accused Labor of for years.
Minecraft developer, Markus Persson aka Notch, has ceased all development of a Minecraft port of Oculus' virtual reality products following Facebook's $2 billion purchase of the company today — how many other developers follow his lead will determine Oculus' future.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection says the Privacy Act forces it to ask holders of confidential electronic documents to return them to the department.
Going forward, systemd will be Debian's default init system for Linux distributions, an init system soon to be used by every other major Linux distribution other than Ubuntu.
App developers are creating a honeypot of big data and personal information due to the telemetry found in many mobile apps. It's little wonder that the NSA went after it.
In the coming years, the definition of "difficult" may include the task facing the incoming privacy officer for the NSA.
Far from suffering a hacking incident, the file hosting service fell victim to its update scripts and MySQL infrastructure.
With each Snowden document release, it seems that the only way to avoid the NSA's tendrils is one's own obscurity, and there is so much more yet to be revealed.
By consistently abstracting additional user functionality into a core suite of Google apps, rather than adding it into the Android OS, Google has made Android upgrades almost passé.
The next release of Fedora, HeisenBug, has been delayed due to a number of showstopper bugs in the installer.