The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology – perhaps most famous for its 2011 victory in US game show Jeopardy! – will be used by ANZ Bank to deliver faster financial recommendations to customers.
By Rohan Pearce | 22 May, 2013 10:38
Attempting to replace all your living room devices with a single unit, Microsoft has launched its new gaming console, the Xbox One, at Microsoft HQ in Seattle.
By AAP | 22 May, 2013 09:49
Apple pays a fair share of the taxes it owes the U.S. and other nations, its CEO said Tuesday, despite criticism from U.S. senators that the company is ducking taxes by shifting profits to subsidiaries that the company does not consider tax residents of any nation.
By Grant Gross | 21 May, 2013 19:40
Security researchers found serious vulnerabilities in the engines of several popular first-person shooter video games that could allow attackers to compromise their online servers and the computers of players accessing them.
By Lucian Constantin | 21 May, 2013 18:42
Microsoft is making a big play for the living room with a new Xbox console that marries games with live TV, Internet browsing, music and Skype.
By Martyn Williams | 21 May, 2013 17:45
Merging electronics with human tissue, scientists at Princeton University have used 3D printing tools to build a functioning ear. Yes, an ear.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 May, 2013 17:24
Unity Technologies has added the ability to develop for Android and iOS games for free using its platform.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 21 May, 2013 16:45
Donations to WikiLeaks since January have only been enough to cover expenditures in essential infrastructure, such as servers, according to a transparency report.
By Loek Essers | 21 May, 2013 16:17
The Khronos Group has announced plans to create an open and royalty-free application programming interface for controlling mobile and embedded cameras and sensors, giving developers access to features such as burst modes and flash.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 21 May, 2013 15:54
Apple's dominance in smartphone customer satisfaction faded last year, with rivals like Samsung and Motorola dramatically closing the gap, a national survey said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 May, 2013 15:40
NASA's rover Curiosity has drilled into a rock on Mars for just the second time during its mission.s
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 May, 2013 14:25
Vodafone's revenue dropped 4.2 percent for its fiscal year to March 31, because of tough economic conditions, particularly in Southern Europe.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 21 May, 2013 11:12
Improving on the old coin-operated scale, a new Australian startup is placing walk-in 3D body scanners in malls to take people’s measurements.
By Adam Bender | 21 May, 2013 10:36
HGST has announced its highest capacity 9.5mm-high mobile drive, a 1.5TB, three-platter model that is being targeted at the "prosumer" market.
By Lucas Mearian | 21 May, 2013 10:15
Toshiba said it will soon begin mass producing a new type of 64Gbit NAND flash that is the smallest and fastest in its class, though it still lags rival Samsung Electronics in the development of an even denser flash technology.
By Jay Alabaster | 21 May, 2013 09:57
Samsung will soon release its first Android tablet based on an Intel Atom processor, according to a source familiar with the plan, in what would be a vote of confidence for Intel chips in mobile devices.
By Agam Shah | 20 May, 2013 22:42
As the IT infrastructure manager at Digital Intelligence Systems LLC (DISYS), an IT solutions company, I recently initiated the build-out of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to support our large mobile workforce, and learned some important lessons along the way that may help smooth the way for your VDI rollout.
By Collin Hachwi, IT manager of DISYS LLC, a global IT staffing and consulting firm | 20 May, 2013 22:19
Dell has dramatically shifted its cloud computing strategy, canceling plans it once had to launch a public cloud service based on the OpenStack open source platform, and discontinuing a VMware-based public cloud it already has on the market.
By Brandon Butler | 20 May, 2013 22:19
Apple has set up three foreign subsidiaries that the company claims are not resident in any nation for taxing purposes, in an effort to avoid paying tens of billions of dollars in taxes to the U.S. and other countries, according to a new report from a U.S. Senate subcommittee.
By Grant Gross | 20 May, 2013 21:35
Disaster recovery plans and the usual mix of uninterrupted power supplies (UPSs), co-location services, data mirroring and hot-standby technologies theoretically make it possible to weather any storm. But are backup systems, replication rules and fast failover solutions enough?
By Jeff Klaus, Intel Corporation | 20 May, 2013 20:33