The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
US President Obama later this week will formally appoint a cyber czar to coordinate a national strategy for securing cyber space the Washington Post reported today.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 27 May, 2009 07:29
Former EMC executive David Donatelli has been cleared by a US court to work for Hewlett-Packard, but must keep away from storage technology development because a noncompete clause requires him to steer clear of that area for a year.
By Lucas Mearian | 27 May, 2009 08:12
Nokia has opened the Ovi Store, where owners of around 50 different Nokia devices can download applications, games, videos and podcasts.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 27 May, 2009 04:49
Red Hat has filed suit with the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, asking it to cancel a contract for desktop software and services that a government agency awarded to Microsoft without calling for competitive bids, the company said.
By Peter Sayer | 27 May, 2009 03:55
Facebook, whose dizzying growth in recent years has been rumored to put a growing strain on its finances, has sold a stake to investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST) for US$200 million.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 27 May, 2009 04:30
Remember that time you slathered yourself with body glitter and went running through the streets of your hometown? Well, despite deleting those pictures already, they may still exist on Facebook or MySpace's servers and be readily accessible for all who want to scope them out that.
By Brennon Slattery | 22 May, 2009 00:18
YouTube has removed thousands of pornographic videos from its servers following a co-ordinated attack which succeeded in uploading a catalogue of inappropriate clips to the video-sharing site.
By Oliver Garnham | 22 May, 2009 23:24
Google's Chrome browser is now faster and has gained the ability for users to hide thumbnails on its New Tab page. The update, internally called Chrome 2, is being automatically rolled out to current users and is also available for download, according to Chrome team member Darin Fisher, writing in the Google corporate blog.
By David Coursey | 23 May, 2009 00:04
Apple removed two iPhone applications from its App Store that allegedly infringed on the trademark of Cartier International, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move came just one day after the French jeweler and watchmaker filed the suit against Apple for distributing the free iPhone application Fake Watch and selling a premium Fake Watch Gold Edition. Both apps told time with look-alike famous wrist watches, including Cartier's Tank watch.
By Paul Suarez | 25 May, 2009 16:17
Internode has splurged $4 million on new hosted Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to replace an internally built platform.
By Darren Pauli | 26 May, 2009 12:23
Researchers at Japan's public broadcaster, NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai), have developed a flexible OLED (organic LED) display that's 5.8-inches in size and can display moving images in color.
By Martyn Williams | 25 May, 2009 16:58
The Australian Competition Tribunal has rejected Telstra's exemption application to restrict access for Optus in areas where Optus has its Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) cable network, ordering the telco it has an ongoing obligation to provide access to all of its copper network.
By Rodney Gedda | 26 May, 2009 10:13
More supposed details are leaking out about the next version of Appleâ's 3.0 software update for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
By Paul Suarez | 26 May, 2009 02:05
A group of four Swedish mobile operators have decided to use the term "practical maximum speeds" when marketing the bandwidth of mobile broadband, they announced on Monday.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 26 May, 2009 00:47