The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The FireFound add-on for the Firefox browser adds tracking and remote wipe features that can help with lost or stolen computers.
By Erik Larkin | 20 December, 2009 06:41
Google's Android operating system has plenty to celebrate this holiday season -- and now, a new trio of studies suggests the platform is poised for even more success in 2010.
By JR Raphael | 20 December, 2009 06:43
Microsoft put eye-catching hardware on when it launched Windows 7. From netbooks and ultrathins to standard-size laptops and All-in-One touchscreen PCs, here's a closer look at some of the shiniest new Windows 7 machines.
By Shane O'Neill | 18 December, 2009 12:32
As the last full trading week of the year winds down, Oracle, Palm and Research in Motion financial results along with market analyst forecasts for 2010 are giving IT investors some data to mull over as they contemplate prospects for next year.
By Marc Ferranti | 18 December, 2009 09:12
Carnegie Mellon University researcher, Tom Mitchell, says that privacy risks "on a scale that humans have never before faced" hinder real-time data analysis that could be used to solve health, traffic and human behavior problems.
By Network World staff | 18 December, 2009 09:39
It's a throwback to the old arcade games based on The Simpsons in the 1990s, but it's on a very new platform.
By John Davison | 18 December, 2009 08:17
Apple's iPhone user base is now the second-largest in the U.S. smartphone market, passing Windows Mobile-based models to slip into the spot behind Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry, research firm comScore said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 December, 2009 08:23
2009 started with a bang and ended with a bash for Cisco.
By Jim Duffy | 18 December, 2009 07:07
CERN, the European particle physics organization that runs the Large Hadron Collider, is embracing server virtualization and cloud computing technology to improve CPU utilization and the delivery of computing resources to scientists around the world.
By Jon Brodkin | 18 December, 2009 04:03
After a turbulent first half this year, Intel's business is looking up and expected to improve as PC shipments rise, a company executive said on Thursday.
By Agam Shah | 18 December, 2009 08:44
Intel on Thursday introduced its next-generation of PC chips that could make laptops and desktops faster and more power efficient.
By Agam Shah | 18 December, 2009 06:30
Security experts have known for months that some countries have had a harder time battling the Conficker worm than others. But thanks to data released Wednesday by Shadowserver, a volunteer-run organization, they now have a better idea of which Internet Service Providers have the biggest problem.
By Robert McMillan | 17 December, 2009 19:29
Cisco Systems' UCS data-center architecture provides the backbone of a service from Taser International that collects and stores video from police cameras.
By Stephen Lawson | 18 December, 2009 07:47
Google is providing developers with a dashboard that is aimed at helping them decide which versions of the software to support and that shows the fragmentation of the Android platform.
By Nancy Gohring | 18 December, 2009 07:15
Ten privacy and consumer groups, including the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), filed a complaint Thursday with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, saying that Facebook's newly revamped privacy settings are deceptive and unfair.
By Robert McMillan | 18 December, 2009 07:18