The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Fusion Multisystems Inc. today said it will offer a new solid state disk drive product for businesses that will have the performance of higher-end SLC NAND flash memory but with a cost closer to lower-end MLC memory.
By Lucas Mearian | 08 July, 2009 06:35
Apple may have moved on to the iPhone 3GS this year, but the wheels of justice, which turn slower, are still focused on 2008's older smartphone.
By Gregg Keizer | 08 July, 2009 06:47
Symantec is expanding its de-duplication capabilities across several backup products slated to be released this year and in 2010, the company announced Tuesday.
By Jon Brodkin | 08 July, 2009 06:56
Altor Networks has rewritten its firewall for virtual machines so the software plugs directly into VMware hypervisors, boosting the performance of the firewall by a factor of 10, the company says.
By Tim Greene | 08 July, 2009 06:56
McAfee Tuesday announced a redesigned version of its management console ePolicy Orchestrator (ePo) used for a wide variety of security tasks, including endpoint and server protection updates.
By Ellen Messmer | 08 July, 2009 07:50
Clearwire will start offering its mobile WiMax wireless data service commercially in Las Vegas on July 21, building on its still-sparse coverage area with a fourth major city.
By Stephen Lawson | 08 July, 2009 07:04
A Virginia software developer has pleaded guilty to charges related to creating and marketing software designed to send bulk commercial e-mail messages, in violation of the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
By Grant Gross | 08 July, 2009 05:41
Nearly 650 million households will have broadband Internet service by 2013, but the growth rate of high-speed access will slow between now and then, research company Parks Associates predicted on Tuesday.
By Stephen Lawson | 08 July, 2009 05:55
Beijing's Internet clampdown appears to have succeeded in shutting out dissenting views over deadly riots in western China that claimed at least 156 lives.
By Owen Fletcher | 08 July, 2009 05:12
Sony will begin selling its first netbook computer next month and in doing so enter the only sector of the PC market showing significant growth.
By Martyn Williams | 08 July, 2009 05:11
After being hampered by slow adoption, laptops with quick-boot capabilities may soon be upgraded with new features that could make them attractive to users.
By Agam Shah | 08 July, 2009 05:50
VMware is trying to exploit uncertainty among customers of Virtual Iron, the virtualization vendor recently acquired by Oracle, with a new "safe passage" plan that offers Virtual Iron users steep discounts on certain VMware products if they switch.
By Chris Kanaracus | 08 July, 2009 04:28
Google will drop the "beta" label from Gmail, Calendar, Docs and Talk in one fell swoop on Tuesday to rid its Apps communication and collaboration suite of this problematic tag that spooks many IT managers and CIOs.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 08 July, 2009 04:35
Time is never kind to paper manuscripts, particular those written more than 1600 years ago. Some 800 pages remain of the Codex Sinaiticus, a version of the Christian Bible written in the fourth century, and the original text is thought to be nearly twice as long. Historians believe the book may be world's oldest Christian Bible.
By Jeff Bertolucci | 07 July, 2009 09:45