The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft on Friday let users who want to upgrade from one version of Windows 7 to another know how they can do so.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 03 August, 2009 05:24
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has written to Apple, AT&T and Google questioning the rejection of Google Voice and related applications from the iPhone App Store.
By Stephen Lawson | 03 August, 2009 07:14
The U.S. Air Force has found an unlikely source of new recruits: The yearly Defcon hacking conference, which runs Thursday through Sunday in Las Vegas.
By Robert McMillan | 03 August, 2009 04:18
People can create an online store in "a matter of minutes" with a new gadget application that uses Google's Checkout electronic payment service and its Docs spreadsheet application, Google announced Friday.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 03 August, 2009 05:28
Acer's plans to launch an Aspire One netbook running Google's Android operating system have been shelved.
By Carrie-Ann Skinner | 30 July, 2009 23:28
Looks like we'll be waiting a little longer for USB 3.0 after all. The Inquirer is reporting that Asus plans to ditch the snazzy USB 3.0-equipped P6X68 mobo that I wrote about last week. The highly anticipated board was to be the worlds first with SuperSpeed USB, which at 5000Mbps is about 10 times faster than USB 2.0 (480Mbps).
By Chris Brandrick | 31 July, 2009 03:03
The last Friday in July marks the day when the unsung heroes of the IT community – systems administrators – finally (and hopefully) receive the thanks they deserve.
By Georgina Swan | 31 July, 2009 15:09
eBay has begun developing an alternative to the P2P technology used by Skype as a licensing dispute drags on and threatens to close the popular IP telephony service.
Sales fell at all three divisions of Motorola in the second quarter, though the ailing communications company posted a profit based on special accounting items.
Microsoft executives put a rosy glow on the company's prospects and performance at the company's annual financial analysts meeting, despite a recent quarterly report that fell short of revenue expectations by US$1 billion.
The Firefox Web browser is fast approaching its billionth download and is likely to hit that milestone some time on Friday.
By James Niccolai | 31 July, 2009 10:15
McAfee on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire e-mail and Web security vendor MX Logic for about US$140 million in cash.
By Ellen Messmer | 31 July, 2009 09:15
Worried you might not have enough time to live it up right before an apocalyptic asteroid crashes into Earth and ruins your whole day?
By Sharon Gaudin | 31 July, 2009 07:51
Dell was fined on Thursday by a Taiwanese city agency for failing to meet sales obligations of heavily discounted products resulting from online pricing snafus, according to online news reports.
The update of the T-Mobile USA G1 Android smartphone, the new myTouch 3G, goes on sale nationally Aug. 5 and reviews are beginning to trickle in.