Today on ZDNet

MobileTechRoundup show #195; What do we think of the Apple iPad?

MobileTechRoundup show #195; What do we think of the Apple iPad?

The Apple iPad was announced yesterday so it was a given that James, Kevin, and I would spend MobileTechRoundup show #195 focusing on a single topic. We talked about what it does and doesn't replace, who needs one and who doesn't, Apple's chip business, and more. At then end of the show we took our own poll to see who plans to buy one and I don't think there are any surprises there.

January 28, 2010 by in Apple

iPad: The wider implications of Steve Jobs' new creation

iPad: The wider implications of Steve Jobs' new creation

OK, so yesterday, Steve Jobs lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding Apple's newest creation, even unhooking the velvet rope and allowing members of the press to briefly fondle "hot off the production line" iPads. But let's put the actual iPad aside for a moment and think about the wider implications of this device being unleashed on the consumer electronics market.

January 27, 2010 by in iPad

Computer-driven trading puts stock exchanges at risk

Computer-driven trading puts stock exchanges at risk

Here's a scary thought for you. Every day, hundreds of billions of dollars of financial transactions are driven completely autonomously by computer algorithms. The fate of corporations and nations rests on bits of computer code sent out by their makers to do battle in a high-stakes trading war. And when something goes wrong, it can go spectacularly wrong.

January 27, 2010 by in Hardware

Govt 2.0 Taskforce inspires ACMA hire

Govt 2.0 Taskforce inspires ACMA hire

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) said that it had taken the advice of the Federal Government's 2.0 taskforce to heart by appointing former Sydney Morning Herald executive editor Tom Burton to spearhead a new Gov 2.0 and social media strategy.

January 27, 2010 by in Government : AU

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All
How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10
What's up with IoT? Everything you need to know about the Internet of Things right now

Innovation