The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Apple's record-setting $17 billion bond offer this week stood in stark contrast to the company's darkest days, when in 1996 its millions in notes were rated as junk because investors wondered if the company would survive a thrashing by Microsoft
By Gregg Keizer | 02 May, 2013 11:00
China's plan to create a competitive outsourcing industry was hit with another blow last month with the release of a report that lay bare, in ways never seen before, the extent of the security risks of working in the country.
By Jaikumar Vijayan, Patrick Thibodeau | 11 March, 2013 10:19
Microsoft's $US2 billion loan to Dell, one of its largest computer-making partners, will have an impact on how other OEMs view their Windows ecosystem collaborator, according to analysts said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 February, 2013 20:21
If Congress doesn't avert the fiscal impasse, automatic budget cuts could reduce federal IT spending by $66 billion in the fiscal year that began Oct. 1, according to an analysis by the industry group CompTIA.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 19 December, 2012 11:17
Microsoft's recent increase in the price of its user client-access licenses (CAL) is a 'lose-lose' deal for enterprise customers but will likely yield a major revenue boost for the vendor.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 December, 2012 11:16
It has been widely expected over the past year or two that IBM's India workforce was on track to exceed its U.S. workforce, if it hadn't exceeded it already.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 29 November, 2012 11:15
The best move Microsoft could make after Steven Sinofsky's departure is to ditch the culture of secrecy he brought to Windows, analysts said today
By Gregg Keizer | 14 November, 2012 21:40
Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's top Windows executive, abruptly left the company Monday, prompting a flurry reaction from long-time Microsoft watchers about why Sinofsky is gone and what happens now.
By Gregg Keizer | 13 November, 2012 19:16
Working with startup vendors requires a lot of legwork and a plan for managing the risk. But the payoff can be great.
By Johanna Ambrosio | 22 October, 2012 10:12