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  • Making the leap to virtual desktop infrastructure

    The utopian vision of a fluid and easily managed desktop infrastructure has floated around IT since the dawn of the desktop era. There have been many attempts at corralling the desktop hydra, but none have provided a universal solution. Microsoft Terminal Services, Citrix XenApp, and a host of others have found markets, but the quest for desktop salvation continues.

    16 Sept. 10 20:12 Written by Paul Venezia
  • Internode slashes terabyte pricing

    Internode has cut the prices on its new terabyte broadband plans by $30 a month, bringing them into closer in line with what the national broadband provider’s competitors are charging.

    16 Sept. 10 15:15 Written by Renai LeMay
  • Compellent launches in Australia

    US-based storage area network (SAN) vendor, Compellent, has officially launched itself into the local marketplace, announcing aggressive plans to secure customers in the enterprise space in Australia.

    16 Sept. 10 12:29 Written by Chloe Herrick
  • Cisco's data center blitz

    Cisco's newest products include switches, servers, software and modules designed specifically for scalable virtual environments.

    16 Sept. 10 09:17 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Tablet wars: Avaya Flare vs Cisco Cius

    Avaya has announced Flare, a tablet with docking station that supports hi-def video calling. It's set to go head to head with Cisco's Cius tablet announced earlier this summer. Here's how these two contenders stack up against each other as they enter an arena dominated by the iPad.

    16 Sept. 10 08:30 Written by Tim Greene
  • Twitter fixes its 'bad' homepage: The critics weigh in

    Twitter's update to its homepage, that stresses community and multimedia content, is a welcome change to the staid site. Of course, when you impose order and elegance to Twitter's current lackluster homepage, you're going to get more kudos than questions. Still, you'll be hard pressed to find a dissonant voice in the chorus of opinion about the redesign of world's favorite micro-blogging site.

    16 Sept. 10 06:57 Written by John P. Mello Jr.
  • Trojan monitors your porn surfing habits

    In an era where online privacy seems like an oxymoron, is it so bad to have your browsing history publicly available? Or to pay less than $20 to have these details removed from the Internet?

    16 Sept. 10 06:52 Written by PC World Staff
  • Conroy fires back in broadband battle

    Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this afternoon returned fire back on his new shadow, Malcolm Turnbull, accusing the Liberal heavyweight of mindless opposition on the National Broadband Network issue.

    16 Sept. 10 06:49 Written by Renai LeMay
  • NSA product accreditations lag behind IT security advances

    ORLANDO -- The National Security Agency wants to use commercially-built security products and the latest virtualization software. But the slow pace of getting products certified through NSA channels and the lightening fast pace of change in the IT industry is causing national-security heartburn.

    16 Sept. 10 06:43 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • Will Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 finally kill IE6?

    Microsoft's latest strike in the browser war, today's beta release of Internet Explorer 9, is designed primarily to take back market share lost to newer competitors Firefox and Google Chrome.

    16 Sept. 10 06:43 Written by Jon Brodkin
  • Microsoft ships IE9 beta, pushes Web, not browser

    Microsoft today released the first public beta of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), its latest effort to reclaim the ground it's lost to rivals Mozilla, Google and others.

    16 Sept. 10 05:50 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Why Android is good for business

    It's lonely at the top, as the old saying goes, and that appears to be just as true for technologies as it is for people.

    16 Sept. 10 04:25 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Internet Explorer 9 will crush browser competition

    Today, Microsoft is hosting a special event in San Francisco to officially launch the public beta of Internet Explorer 9. It will be many months -- probably about a year -- before IE9 is out of beta and becomes the official flagship Web browser from Microsoft, but you can expect that when it does it will crush the browser competition.

    16 Sept. 10 04:24 Written by Tony Bradley
  • Internet Explorer 9 beta strips down for speed

    Those who have written off IE as being slow and old-looking are in for a surprise. The just-released Internet Explorer 9 beta is dramatically faster than its predecessor, sports an elegant, stripped-down interface and adds some useful new features.

    16 Sept. 10 04:08 Written by Preston Gralla
  • Revamped Twitter.com site takes flight

    In an effort to refresh the Twitter.com site, pull users back in from third-party platforms -- and take a swipe at Facebook -- Twitter launched a significant site redesign on Tuesday.

    16 Sept. 10 03:49 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Intel: Future smartphones will be assistants, companions

    The future of computing is all about devices that are not just smarter than today's, but are also more aware of the habits and day-to-day lives of their users, says Justin Rattner, Intel's Chief Technology Officer.

    16 Sept. 10 03:13 Written by Sharon Gaudin

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