The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The native Linux virtualisation hypervisor Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) has reached milestone 87 and now integrates the qemu emulator into a single package.
By Rodney Gedda | 01 July, 2009 15:00
The government has issued a warning against fly-by criminals who are issuing SMS death threats to defraud victims.
By Darren Pauli | 01 July, 2009 12:59
Nokia's latest-generation Nseries phone, the N97, was released today officially beginning the era of programmable widgets and the bundling of the Ovi apps and content store.
By Rodney Gedda | 01 July, 2009 11:52
Carriers worried about the cost of deploying fiber should concentrate primarily on lowering their installation costs and driving up their adoption rates, according to Boston-based research firm the Yankee Group.
By Brad Reed | 01 July, 2009 05:59
Mobile carriers may start giving away netbooks for free, and Linux-based application stores could help them profit by doing it, the head of a Linux advocacy group told Chinese companies on Monday.
By Owen Fletcher | 30 June, 2009 17:04
China postponed its requirement for PC makers to ship Internet filtering software with new computers late Tuesday, just hours before the deadline it previously set.
By Owen Fletcher | 30 June, 2009 23:45
The owners of The Pirate Bay have agreed to sell the site to a Swedish Internet cafe operator for 60 million Swedish kronor (US$7.8 million), the company said on Tuesday.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 30 June, 2009 19:37
Calling The Pirate Bay's owners "sellouts" who made a "deal with the devil," users of the notorious torrent-tracking site expressed their frustrations across the Internet today.
By Jeff Bertolucci | 01 July, 2009 09:19
Adobe Systems has shut down its North American offices for a week for the second time this year as part of cost-cutting measures, forcing employees to take paid time off during the days the company is closed.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 01 July, 2009 04:12
Cisco Systems will be making aspects of its IP voice technology available virtually and sold as a service as part of a continuing set of improvements to its cloud computing strategy, the company's CTO said today.
By Matt Hamblen | 01 July, 2009 04:44
The owners of The Pirate Bay have agreed to sell the site to a Swedish Internet cafe operator for 60 million Swedish kronor (US$7.8 million), the company said on Tuesday.Global Gaming Factory X (GGF) said it wants to find ways to pay content providers and copyright holders when their content is downloaded via The Pirate Bay, which tracks who is sharing files over the BitTorrent peer-to-peer service.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 30 June, 2009 22:40
Oracle is now offering ISVs the ability to pay by the month for its SaaS (software as a service) infrastructure platform, versus shelling out major sums for perpetual licenses.
By Chris Kanaracus | 01 July, 2009 07:35
Microsoft may be timing its October release of Windows 7 just about perfectly, if Forrester Research's mid-year IT forecast - improved spending by the end of the year - holds up. Forrester believes IT buyers are realising an ugly truth about this recession: They cut capital investment far more than they needed to. "We overreacted here," is how Forrester analyst Andrew Bartels describes what he believes is the collective assessment among IT buyers.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 01 July, 2009 05:05
A lack of political vision and weak internal coordination at the European Commission have prevented Europe from reaping the rewards of advances in online services, according to EdiMA, a trade group representing the biggest names in Internet technologies.
By Paul Meller | 01 July, 2009 07:16