Cognos 10 will bring together IBM's Cognos business intelligence platform with Lotus Connections, as well as adding mobile device access, IBM announced on Monday.Adding mobile access to IBM's Cognos analytics software will provide users with invaluable "real-time intelligence in a single, user-friendly interface", as well as enabling more people to work from home, the company says.
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Virgin Media could be launching its 100Mbps high-speed fibre-optic broadband service by the end of the week according to comments made by David Cameron.The prime minister made the announcement during a speech to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
The Android Market has officially broken through the 100,000 app barrier according to a post on Twitter from the Android Development team.The Android Market —Google's official app repository— passed the landmark number on Monday.
A senior member of the Java Community Process has resigned from his position on the board's Executive Committee citing Oracle's role within the committee's processes as a driving factor.
Network operator 3 has been forced to pull its update to Android 2.2 for HTC Desire handsets a spokesperson confirmed to ZDNet UK on Friday.
Dell has simplified its product offerings in the United States with the reintroduction of a new XPS family of hardware which will replace the Studio and Studio XPS modelsAccording to an announcement made on Thursday on Dell's community blog, there will be three new models in the US —the XPS 14, 15 and 17— starting from $849.A company spokesperson confirmed that the 15 and 17-inch models would also be making their way to UK shores but that the 14-inch would not.
HP's purchase of enterprise security vendor ArcSight is nearly complete following the successful tender of the majority of ArcSight shares, HP announced on Thursday.The acquisition —announced on the 19 September— saw HP offer $43.
Only 17 percent of UK broadband users are receiving speeds of 5Mbps or faster according to internet hosting company Akamai despite the fact that the most recent Ofcom report found that the average advertised broadband speed is now 11.5Mbps.
RIM co-chief Jim Balsillie has struck back at comments made by Steve Jobs on Monday in which he said that Apple had already overtaken RIM in the mobile arena and that 7-inch tablets are insufficient.
Microsoft announced at a press conference on Tuesday that from next year customers will be able to purchase access to its most popular business productivity software on a cloud subscription basis.The suite will include Office 2010, Exchange ActiveSync, SharePoint, Lync and Microsoft's web apps and will be available to SMBs for $6 (£3.