The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Six years after the sale of the first iPhone and 14 years after the first BlackBerry email pager was unveiled, smartphone shipments have outnumbered sales of other types of mobile phones.
By Matt Hamblen | 26 April, 2013 13:57
If you've ever thought that Java-related open-source middleware just wasn't exciting enough for you, good news -- Red Hat announced today that it would be jazzing up its JBoss application server software, rebranding the project as WildFly and focusing on obtaining Java Enterprise Edition 7 certification.
By Jon Gold | 22 April, 2013 22:16
Big data is not only widely used by large enterprises in Australia as the mid-market is also taking advantage of it to make decisions faster, according to new research from IDC Australia.
By Hamish Barwick | 18 April, 2013 11:17
Microsoft is adding to its Azure cloud service offerings and lowering prices in order to attract customers who may already have chosen another service provider, experts say, but it might not be enough.
By Tim Greene | 16 April, 2013 22:56
Don't blame Windows 8 for plummeting PC sales, a retail analyst at NPD Group said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 15 April, 2013 20:13
The problem with Windows 8 sales isn't Windows 8, it's Windows Phone 8, says a Gartner analyst.
By Tim Greene | 12 April, 2013 21:20
But Microsoft is likely to reap more revenue from the disappearance of XP than will system builders, as many customers will do in-place upgrades to Windows 7 on current hardware.
By Gregg Keizer | 12 April, 2013 18:07
Microsoft's stock took a beating in trading today after a pair of research firms said PC shipments in the first quarter were down as much as 14% from the year before.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 April, 2013 20:26
A "perfect storm" of struggling PC companies, aversion to Windows 8 and wider mobile-device adoption plunged the already struggling PC market into a free fall during the first quarter this year, IDC said.
By Agam Shah | 10 April, 2013 20:30
The second-generation Nexus 7 tablet, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, will be launched around July, according to two unnamed sources in a Reuters report.
By Matt Hamblen | 03 April, 2013 16:05
Microsoft has relaxed a Windows 8 certification requirement to allow devices with lower resolutions, a move analysts said means Microsoft could soon join the shift to smaller, less expensive tablets.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 March, 2013 20:23
The analyst firm is also optimistic about the adoption of cloud IDEs and heterogeneous parallel processing
By Paul Krill | 29 March, 2013 18:57
Though IT trailed other sectors as market indices rose to milestone highs this quarter, some bright spots in earnings and market research reports this week indicate continuing confidence that things will go better for tech this year than in 2012.
By Marc Ferranti | 29 March, 2013 18:50