HTC Desire HD specs leaked: Another huge hit for HTC?

HTC is on a roll, producing high-quality and high-demand smartphones left and right. HTC's latest creation -- the HTC Desire HD, an update to its original Desire model -- had its specs leaked by an online U.K. retailer. Looks like it could be another winner.

By Brennon Slattery | 17 July, 2010 03:19

Tags: htc, consumer electronics, mobile phones, Android, Phones, Google Android, smartphones

Google now selling its last shipment of Nexus Ones

Google, which broke mobile industry practice last year by offering the Nexus One smartphone for sale exclusively on its website, has received its last shipment of the device for online sale.

By Stephen Lawson | 17 July, 2010 08:32

Tags: Google, consumer electronics, telecommunication, Phones, smartphones, mobile

Virtualization no cure-all for data center energy crunch

Virtualization gave data center managers some breathing room in their battle against rising energy use, but more changes are needed to keep pace with the demands of IT departments, speakers at an industry conference said Friday.

By James Niccolai | 19 July, 2010 06:10

Tags: Green data center, data centres, energy efficiency, virtualisation, environment

iPhone 4 fix: Many questions left unanswered

Today's Apple press conference was a strange mix of finger pointing, random sales figures and statistics and--surprise!--some actual accountability and solutions for the iPhone 4's antenna woes. At the end of the conference, Apple CEO Steve Jobs finally offered disgruntled iPhone 4 owners a solution: All owners will get a free bumper case-at least through September 30. But, as both a consumer (and an iPhone 4 owner) and journalist, I feel very conflicted about the outcome of the conference. Free bumpers is a step in the right direction, but this saga still has some very loose ends. I'm left with more questions than answers.

By Ginny Mies | 17 July, 2010 07:42

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, Phones, iPhone, iphone 4

New virus targets industrial secrets

Siemens is warning customers of a new and highly sophisticated virus that targets the computers used to manage large-scale industrial control systems used by manufacturing and utility companies.

By Robert McMillan | 18 July, 2010 04:30

Tags: Automotive, security, Manufacturing, software, VirusBlokAda, industry verticals, energy, malware, Siemens Industry

Apple must kill the iPhone 4 -- the sooner the better

Image is everything. And that's why Apple must terminate the iPhone 4 as quickly as possible.

By Jeff Bertolucci | 17 July, 2010 10:09

Tags: Apple, apple iphone, consumer electronics, Phones, iphone 4, iPhone

iPhone 4 FAQ: What exactly did Apple do?

Apple announced several measures Friday to keep iPhone 4 users "happy" and to turn the controversy over the smartphone's occasional reception issues into a "non-issue." Again.

By John Cox | 18 July, 2010 01:40

Tags: business issues, corporate issues, Apple, consumer electronics, Apple iPhone 4, Phones, smartphones, Wireless & Mobile

Poll: Many enterprises still on out-of-service XP SP2

A surprising percentage of organizations are still running desktops with the XP Service Pack 2 OS, which Microsoft said it would no longer patch as of Tuesday this week.

By Jeremy Kirk | 19 July, 2010 04:51

Tags: Fiberlink Communications, windows xp, Windows, Windows XP SP2, software, Windows 7, Windows desktop, operating systems

Crisis expert gives Apple a 'C' for iPhone 4 response

Apple's news conference last week on the iPhone 4 antenna and reception fiasco gets an A- grade, but its overall response rates just a C, according to a crisis communications expert.

By Gregg Keizer | 19 July, 2010 06:54

Tags: Apple, Mobile and Wireless, consumer electronics, telecommunication, Macintosh, Phones, smartphones, mobile

Google updates News site following complaints

Nearly two weeks after rolling out a Google News redesign, Google has added a new feature to the page in hopes of placating complainers. The feature lets people opt to view news stories in two columns, unlike the initial redesign that listed all stories in a single long column.

By Nancy Gohring | 19 July, 2010 05:50

Tags: Google News, Google, online news, internet, search engines

Apple to offer free cases to fix iPhone 4 antenna issue

Facing heat from customers about iPhone 4 reception and antenna problems, Apple CEO Steve Jobs today said the company plans to give away free "Bumpers" to alleviate the issue.

By Ken Mingis | 17 July, 2010 03:55

Tags: Apple, Mobile and Wireless, consumer electronics, telecommunication, Macintosh, Phones, smartphones, mobile

Microsoft confirms 'nasty' Windows zero-day bug

Microsoft on Friday warned that attackers are exploiting a critical unpatched Windows vulnerability using infected USB flash drives.

By Gregg Keizer | 18 July, 2010 06:37

Tags: security, Microsoft, Windows, software, operating systems

The two faces of Steve (Jobs and Ballmer)

Writing about Steve Ballmer and Steve Jobs always seems to get a rise out of my readers. Case in point: three letters I've received lately, two of which basically telling me I'm too stupid (and/or cheap) to live. Here are some choice excerpts.

By Robert X. Cringely | 15 June, 2010 10:11

Tags: Apple, steve jobs, Microsoft, steve ballmer

Career Watch: Finding a job in a third the time

Q&A: David Perry

By Jamie Eckle | 13 July, 2010 04:17

Tags: careers, IT management

RIM to launch BlackBerry tablet?

RIM are thought to be preparing to unveil a BlackBerry tablet that will rival Apple's iPad by supporting Flash.

By Carrie-Ann Skinner | 15 July, 2010 00:20

Tags: research in motion, gadgets, small business, consumer electronics, Networking, hardware systems, PCs & laptops, laptops

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