The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The European Commission plans to release its first opinion on Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems on Sept. 3.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 05 August, 2009 05:47
Yahoo's decision to use Microsoft's Bing search engine could cause a "strange bedfellows" competitive conflict between Microsoft and IBM in the enterprise search market.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 05 August, 2009 06:17
Sparked by the jaw-dropping success of Apple's iTunes store, an array of enterprise software vendors are getting into the "app store" act.
By Chris Kanaracus | 05 August, 2009 05:42
Microsoft Tuesday released software that uses virtualization to allow people to run applications in Windows 7 as if they are running in XP, making it easier for applications written for older versions of the OS to run on Windows 7.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 05 August, 2009 04:57
Google is offering its free Voice call management service to members of the U.S. military beginning Tuesday, the company said in a blog post.
By Grant Gross | 05 August, 2009 05:45
National welfare agency Centrelink has launched a new speaking feature on its Web site for the visually impaired.
By Daniel Bishton | 04 August, 2009 16:47
HP has announced three secondary colleges as the winners of its Innovation in Education (IIE) grants program for Australian and Pacific schools.
Advanced Micro Devices introduced a new chipset on Monday with an integrated graphics core that provides a better high-definition video experience compared to earlier chipsets, the company said.
By Agam Shah | 04 August, 2009 14:01
MIPS Technologies on Monday made available Android software source code to anyone interested in creating Android applications for products that use the MIPS32 chip architecture.
By Dan Nystedt | 04 August, 2009 11:11
Mozilla today patched Firefox 3.5 and Firefox 3.0 to quash three security vulnerabilities, including a pair unveiled last week at Black Hat, and a third Mozilla itself revealed last month.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 August, 2009 10:57
IBM announced on Tuesday a business analytics center in Beijing that will serve clients including the Chinese government.
Most data centers have the ambience of bomb shelters, but not one built by retailer L.L. Bean.
The acquisition will see OGS edge out MelbourneIT for the controlling share in Australian domain names, with more than 23 per cent under management.
By Daniel Bishton | 04 August, 2009 11:45
Thanks to Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and a host of other social media services, people are more connected than ever. But keeping up with all the tweets, posts, and status updates isn't easy, because they often come from a variety of social media sites. So how do you connect the different services that keep you connected? How do you steer all of that stuff to one spot on the Web where it's a snap to manage?
By Adam Pash | 04 August, 2009 09:32
The Queensland Government employee superannuation fund, QSuper, has implemented technology to ensure more high-availability and resilience to unexpected or planned downtime.
By Rodney Gedda | 04 August, 2009 09:54