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Mega IT outsourcing deals spanning multiple years are no longer a fad due to business concerns over vendor lockin and lack of transparency, but multi-sourcing models are also challenging to manage and require additional resources that companies may not have.
Microsoft and the Chinese government appear to have reached a deal over back taxes.
Europe's parliament is reportedly ready to call for Google's breakup, three years into a probe investigating the company's business practices.
The Bill to curb NSA surveillance has been voted down after it failed to gain 60 votes in the US Senate on Tuesday night.
Exactly how the rights holders for the film Dallas Buyers Club obtained the IP addresses of users alleged to have downloaded infringing copies of the film will remain under wraps until at least the public hearing set for February next year.
Sweden's Bahnhof teams up with internet rights group to offer free VPN service as a shield against data retention requirements.
A consumer electronics coalition warns that many of its companies have "lost business" or have faced backlash from governments fearing the National Security Agency.
Windows 7 is more than five years old. Most of the cheap upgrade offers that were available when it was fresh and new are long gone. But if you prefer the familiar Windows 7 interface (or need it for testing and evaluation) you can still find great deals. Here are all the details you need.
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
The companies are now not only squabbling over GPU and chip patents, but which firm offers the fastest processors.
After months of discussion on the name of a point-of-sale system, Groupon has backed down after the Gnome Foundation went public with the trademark dispute yesterday.
A petition filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 77 computing luminaries has called on the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision that ruled Oracle could copyright parts of the Java API.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
The Hungarian ruling party has removed a planned levy on internet traffic from its proposed budget.
As hype builds over the potential of drones in business, Europe is looking at when and where rules need to be put in place.
The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.
On a fresh installation of Windows Vista, we took screen shots when it came time to install Adobe's Flash plug-in into Internet Explorer for the first time. The sequence is especially interesting given Microsoft's emphasis on using Windows Vista as a non-administrative or "Lesser Privileged User" (LPU). Why? Because our first couple of attempt's failed. As it turns out, though, as best as we could tell, the failure had nothing to do with Vista, being an LPU, or Adobe's Flash. It has more to do the Web site that's calling for the Flash plug and how it responds when the Flash plug-in isn't there. In other words, depending on what site you go to, mileage may vary.
Here, the famous and infamous who probably now wish they'd never hit the send button.
Patricia Dunn leaves Santa Clara County Superior Court on her way to be booked on four felony charges.
Pandora's founder travels from town to town, sharing his time and story with fans.
Hoping to capitalize on MP3 player mania, Creative will soon offer two versions of its 30GB Zen Vision player.
The company wins a patent covering user interface technology on digital music players--like those on Apple's iPod.
The W800 Walkman from Sony Ericsson features a music-only mode that enables it to be used solely as an MP3 player while its cell phone transmitter remains off.
Disney's iPod challenger comes at a low price and is geared for kids of all ages.
Microsoft's chairman and RealNetworks' CEO strike a deal to end an antitrust squabble and promote the Rhapsody music service.
To appeal to today's gadget-enamored kids, toymakers are blurring the line between toys and electronic items.
Sprint Nextel celebrates the opening of its Sprint Music Store and touts its Power Vision services at a party in New York.
At the 2006 International Auto Show, carmakers show off rolling living rooms with built-in iPods, Xboxes or DVD players.
Stanford Law School professor Larry Lessig talks with "Second Life" about his book "Free Culture."
Cingular Wireless has begun offering the Slvr, an iTunes-compatible phone from Motorola.
Chevrolet's contest to get consumers to create ad content for its Tahoe SUV has attracted a lot of satire ads. The rules say any attempt to "undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws." Here are some Tahoe clips from the contest you won't see on TV.
MCI chief executive Michael Capellas opens the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas in his first keynote address since his company emerged from bankruptcy last month. He says MCI has a strong balance sheet and is committed to innovation.
VMware's software allows Intel-based architecture to be partitioned into several independent virtual machines. In an exclusive Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Diane Greene discusses the benefits of her company's technology, the competitive challenge Microsoft poses and her hopes for an IPO.
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