The iPhone and Google Android devices had a few years to refine their user interface and features, which gave them plenty of time to get ahead of Microsoft's ailing Windows Mobile OS. But in a swift turn of events, Microsoft came up with a totally new user interface for the Windows Phone 7 OS, which will arrive on multiple phones November 8.
By Daniel Ionescu | 23 October, 2010 01:04
SAP is seeking a court order to prevent Oracle's lawyers from making public statements about the companies' TomorrowNow lawsuit, fearing the talk will influence potential jurors and prevent SAP from getting a fair trial, according to an SAP motion filed on Friday.
By James Niccolai | 24 October, 2010 07:27
One of the oldest customs of book lovers and libraries -- lending out favorite titles to friends and patrons -- is finally getting recognized in the electronic age, at least in one electronic book reader: Amazon has announced that it plans to allow users of its Kindle book reader to "lend" electronic books to other Kindle users, based on the publisher's discretion.
By Joab Jackson | 23 October, 2010 09:22
Canonical's newly released Ubuntu 10.10 -- or "Maverick Meerkat" -- may still be dominating the headlines in the Linux world these days, but it's by no means the only excellent distribution of the open source operating system. Following just behind Ubuntu on DistroWatch's list of popularity, in fact, is not just Fedora, at No. 2, but also -- of particular interest this week -- Linux Mint.
By Katherine Noyes | 23 October, 2010 10:39
Facebook users may inadvertently reveal their sexual preference to advertisers in an apparent wrinkle in the social-networking site's advertising system, researchers have found.
By Jeremy Kirk | 23 October, 2010 03:23
Sharp is scaling back its laptop PC operations and will focus resources on its recently announced Galapagos tablet PC and mobile terminals, the company said Friday.
By Martyn Williams | 22 October, 2010 17:56
Despite growth in alternatives to mainframes, big iron will not vanish from data centres any time soon, BMC has claimed.
By Lisa Banks | 25 October, 2010 08:00
Shares in Redflex Holdings (ASX:RDF) have jumped 6.4 per cent since the company revealed it may receive a takeover bid higher than the $2.50 per share informally offered by a Macquarie Group.
By Dylan Bushell-Embling | 22 October, 2010 18:16
Online movie rental company Quickflix (ASX:QFX) has revealed its recent non-renounceable rights issue closed undersubscribed by over $1.5 million.
By Dylan Bushell-Embling | 22 October, 2010 18:13
Australian computer equipment financing company ThinkSmart (ASX:TSM) and its UK partner, electrical retailer Dixons, have jointly launched a computer rental and services solution for consumers.
By Dylan Bushell-Embling | 22 October, 2010 18:10
Media content distributor mcm entertainment group (ASX:MEG) has won a contract to deploy its movideo online video platform across Ten Network's (ASX:TEN) channel brands.
By Dylan Bushell-Embling | 22 October, 2010 18:06
Managed hosting and integrated telco provider Macquarie Telecom (ASX:MAQ) has recorded a profit of $29 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2010.
By Hamish Barwick | 22 October, 2010 16:00
Microsoft Thursday said more than 240 million Windows 7 licenses have been sold during the first year of the operating system's availability, a record the company says makes it the fastest selling OS in history.
By Bob Brown | 22 October, 2010 08:09
Being a CIO -- or working for one -- no longer means just keeping a data center and network running. Now the CIO and the IT division must become "entrepreneurial" to drum up new customers for the business and learn how to deploy cutting-edge technologies such as "context-based computing" -- or risk becoming irrelevant.
By Ellen Messmer | 22 October, 2010 08:12
The Mac App Store has the potential to breathe new life into the Mac platform. With Mac marketshare rising and there being a growing number of developers with skill in Objective-C from the iOS side of things, the time is definitely right for a centralized, and familiar-looking app delivery model for the Mac. However, since Apple released the Mac App Store guidelines similar to those for iOS, there has been a fair bit of criticism going around. Here are some of the criticisms I've seen and why they're wrong (or at the very least probably shortsighted).
By Mike Keller | 22 October, 2010 09:02
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