The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Nexus One and the Android invasion is fully underway, and the next battlefront will be the enterprise.
With the European Commission seen as virtually certain to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems in just a week, those campaigning to prevent the deal encompassing Sun's MySQL database unit have shifted their efforts to regulators in Russia and China.
By Paul Meller | 19 January, 2010 02:35
Spooked by the use of an Internet Explorer exploit to attack Google and other firms in China, France and Germany are both urging their citizens to stop using Microsoft's Web browser.
By Jared Newman | 19 January, 2010 08:57
Sony will launch the first laptop containing the new TransferJet short-range wireless system on Saturday. Sony hopes TransferJet will replace cables for shifting data between gadgets, but the technology's success will depend on its use in products from the big-name consumer electronics companies that have pledged to support it.
By Martyn Williams | 19 January, 2010 07:40
The Gmail accounts of foreign reporters in at least two news bureaus in Beijing have been hijacked, a journalists' group in China said Monday.
By Owen Fletcher | 19 January, 2010 06:36
Avaya tomorrow will reveal a road map that shows how its customers – in particular its newly minted Nortel customers - can move to unified communications technologies without ripping out existing gear.
By Tim Greene | 19 January, 2010 00:32
Chinese state media has spun Google's threat to leave China as a purely commercial move, as authorities there apparently work to limit discussion of human rights issues raised by Google.
By Owen Fletcher | 19 January, 2010 08:11
The office of India's National Security Advisor, M.K. Narayanan, and other government offices in India were targeted by hackers believed to be from China, according to a report.
By John Ribeiro | 19 January, 2010 06:49
The importance of advertising as a revenue source for developers will grow as users become less willing to pay for mobile applications, according to market research company Gartner.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 19 January, 2010 05:59
Skype has released the latest version of its application for the iPhone, adding new features and fixing a couple of annoying bugs that hung up calls.
By Jeremy Kirk | 19 January, 2010 06:44
Intel is updating its Classmate PC netbook models, adding new processors and shrinking the devices to make them sleeker and easier to carry.
By Agam Shah | 19 January, 2010 07:13
China has restored mobile text message services in a Western province where they were suspended for months following unrest. Limited Internet access is also returning to the region.
By Owen Fletcher | 19 January, 2010 08:18
A third of enterprises are looking to move to desktop virtualisation according to research from desktop services specialist Centrix. More than three-quarters of the respondents said that cost reduction was the prime driver for the move to the technology.
By Maxwell Cooter | 16 January, 2010 01:47
What has driven the market for virtual servers more than the potential to squeeze several servers worth of performance out of just one physical server? It's the relative ease with which most applications can move from a physical infrastructure to a virtual one.
By Kevin Fogarty | 14 January, 2010 03:29