The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Citing tough economic times, security vendor Websense plans to trim 5 percent of its workforce.
By Robert McMillan | 06 August, 2009 07:18
Washington State breaks ground this month on a new data center and office complex that two state lawmakers have called a "mistake." A better approach, they argue, might include turning over some of the state's computing resources to commercial cloud providers, such as Google Inc. or local favorites, Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 06 August, 2009 08:10
Microsoft profits by selling online ads on its search engine to criminal gangs running pharmaceutical Web sites that offer medication to people without a proper prescription, according to a new study.
By Jeremy Kirk | 06 August, 2009 06:48
Microsoft will add a file format "ballot" to Office 2010, part of a wider move to fend off European Union (EU) antitrust regulators and block massive fines.
By Gregg Keizer | 06 August, 2009 08:25
The economic downturn continues to weigh on online ad spending. The worldwide market dropped by 5 percent during the second quarter compared to the same time period last year, according to market research company IDC.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 06 August, 2009 05:16
Sick of having your GPS tell you to turn the wrong way up a one-way street or lead you to a dead end? Fear not: Linux-based technology developed at NICTA is on its way to help make personal navigation systems more accurate.
By Dahna McConnachie | 06 August, 2009 07:51
Some companies that buy Google's Search Appliance enterprise search device will receive two days of on-site services at no additional cost as part of a special promotion to "welcome" new customers.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 06 August, 2009 06:41
Linux vendor Red Hat is pushing its certification program and looking to recruit more training partners in light of its ten-year anniversary and increasing Linux uptake.
By Dahna McConnachie | 06 August, 2009 07:36
A company that develops workload management tools for high-performance clusters is bringing its products to the commercial data center, where it says it can help companies allocate computing resources more efficiently.
By James Niccolai | 06 August, 2009 06:30
Google has reached an agreement to buy video compression technology vendor On2 Technologies in a stock deal worth about US$106.5 million, the companies announced.
By Grant Gross | 06 August, 2009 05:08
The U.S. has sentenced three Chinese men to federal prison for attempting to export technology with potential military applications to China, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
By Owen Fletcher | 05 August, 2009 13:13
Australian airline Jetstar will use what it claims as world-first technology to issue boarding passes via mobile phone text message and 24 hour pre-enrolment check-in before the end of 2009.
By Rodney Gedda | 05 August, 2009 14:54
More than 170 executives from Australia's significant cultural institutions will be meeting with advocates of new media and wiki projects in a world-first event this week in Canberra to discuss ways that they can more effectively work together.
By Dahna McConnachie | 05 August, 2009 14:15
Supply of Apple’s iPhone 3GS has been exhausted across Australia, with the major telco’s confirming they are out of stock, and Apple admitting it’s unable to make enough iPhone 3GS's to meet demand.
By Kathryn Edwards | 05 August, 2009 12:44
Australian telco 3 Mobile has almost sold out of Apple's iPhone 3GS online on the day of launch.
By Ross Catanzariti | 17 July, 2009 16:22