The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Intel on Monday said it had starting sampling Nehalem-based chips code-named Jasper Forest, reaching a milestone in its effort to create smaller and power-efficient chip packages.
By Agam Shah | 15 September, 2009 06:10
Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems is being closely scrutinized by European Union regulatory authorities, but that isn't stopping the companies from making their first joint announcement since the deal was announced in April.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 15 September, 2009 06:10
More applications for enterprise users may become available for the iPhone with a new developer tool from Novell.
By Nancy Gohring | 15 September, 2009 05:10
In a last promotional run-up to the Windows 7 release next month, Microsoft is urging business customers to start their upgrades now with examples of customers already using the software, and another acknowledgement that the company learned lessons from how it handled Vista's release three years ago.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 15 September, 2009 05:17
IBM on Monday will announce a BI (business intelligence) and planning suite aimed at midsized companies that need more insight into their business than a spreadsheet can provide, but not the complexity of an enterprise-level product.
By Chris Kanaracus | 15 September, 2009 05:32
The heads of five of Australia’s top Internet and telecommunications companies have joined forces to call for a pro-competitive approach towards the National Broadband Network (NBN).
By Computerworld Staff | 14 September, 2009 16:21
The new Apple iPod Touch uses a Wi-Fi chip that can support the just-approved high-throughput 802.11n standard, though Apple apparently has not switched on the cranked-up wireless link.
By John Cox | 14 September, 2009 08:05
Small and medium-size Indian outsourcers are gaining favor with customers during the recession because of the lower prices they can offer, and also because they are willing to take up smaller contracts, according to Forrester Research.
By John Ribeiro | 14 September, 2009 07:50
The IEEE has finally approved the 802.11n high-throughput wireless LAN standard.
By John Cox | 14 September, 2009 07:04
The unlikely pioneer for 802.11n is a small state college in rural New York, the site of the first large-scale 11n Wi-Fi deployment two years ago. On the surface, not much has changed at Morrisville State College -- except for the expectations of users and the IT department.
By John Cox | 12 September, 2009 04:02
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked Microsoft and Yahoo to hand over more information regarding their proposed search partnership.
By Sharon Gaudin | 12 September, 2009 03:40
Next year, Advanced Micro Devices will begin providing PC makers with samples of the much-hyped Fusion chips that incorporate graphics processing into the CPU.
By Agam Shah | 12 September, 2009 06:07
Microsoft has won an appeal to overturn a $US358 million award it had been ordered to pay to Alcatel-Lucent in the latest ruling on an ongoing patent-infringement dispute that began in 2003.
By Elizabeth Montalbano | 12 September, 2009 03:04
For TV broadcasters the main driver for 3D programming will be sports because other genres don't have the same need for super-real images, according to Frank Patterson, senior manager for Networked Video Solutions at Motorola.
Advanced Micro Devices will bring its latest graphics hardware based on DirectX 11 to laptops by early next year, aiming to make graphics in Windows 7 smoother and more realistic.
By Agam Shah | 14 September, 2009 05:44