The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The first question many people asked when Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus proposed the Village Phone idea was: Who will they call?
By Nancy Gohring | 18 June, 2009 03:35
In the ongoing quest to make more efficient use of storage capacity, Hitachi Data Systems is adding software to its enterprise storage arrays that can find unused space on storage devices from multiple vendors and release it.
By Stephen Lawson | 18 June, 2009 03:57
The Microsoft blogger who first called attention to a security vulnerability in Windows 7's User Account Control (UAC) feature claims it still exists and that Microsoft won't fix it, even as the company nears final code completion on the OS.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 18 June, 2009 04:07
The Swedish court of appeals is getting closer to deciding whether the judge who handled the case involving The Pirate Bay file-sharing service was biased.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 June, 2009 03:30
IBM is allocating US$100 million to research in mobile communications over the next five years.
By John Ribeiro | 18 June, 2009 04:06
Amazon search subsidiary A9 has acquired SnapTell, a company that lets mobile users take photos of products or advertisements to get special deals or more information.
By Nancy Gohring | 18 June, 2009 03:50
After promising that people can use Outlook "seamlessly" with the Gmail component of its Apps suite, Google is toning down those expectations.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 18 June, 2009 03:22
Movie and record companies want Norwegian operator Telenor to block access to The Pirate Bay file-sharing site and have filed documents in a Norwegian district court seeking a temporary injunction.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 June, 2009 04:56
Dell on Wednesday said it would offer pre-configured systems for enterprise customers looking to get server environments up and running quickly.
By Agam Shah | 18 June, 2009 04:08
A technical failure has blacked-out large parts of the Telstra Bigpond network across NSW.
By Darren Pauli | 17 June, 2009 15:02
While Twitter Inc. has suffered endless wisecracks about its users tweeting more about their favorite sandwiches and coveted parking spots than anything truly important, the past several days have once again showed the microblogging site's real promise.
By Sharon Gaudin | 17 June, 2009 15:08
The NSW Department of Corrective Services will implement mandatory iris scanning and fingerprinting across its 32 prisons to help verify visitor identities.
By Darren Pauli | 17 June, 2009 14:56
Health industry software company iSoft has taken a best-of-breed approach to unified communications and videoconferencing resulting in an integrated system that has reduced costs and increased productivity.
By Rodney Gedda | 17 June, 2009 14:33
Western Digital Corp. today announced that it has begun shipping its first solid-state line of disk drives based on technology it acquired in March when it bought SiliconSystems Inc. The drives are targeted at embedded systems for business use, not the consumer market.
By Lucas Mearian | 17 June, 2009 10:19