Forrester Research is now predicting U.S. IT spending to grow 8.1 percent this year, a slight drop from the analyst firm's July prediction of a 9.9 percent uptick, according to a new report released Friday.
By Chris Kanaracus | 16 October, 2010 04:16
Facebook and eBay shared some tips this week for improving efficiency and cutting energy bills in data centers.
By James Niccolai | 16 October, 2010 05:53
Change your passwords twice a year and never reuse them. Those are a few of the tips Google lists in an online security checklist that helps people stay one step ahead of the scammers.
By Robert McMillan | 16 October, 2010 06:39
The New York Times today updated its app for Apple's iPad, and said it would start charging readers for access to the digital content early next year.
By Gregg Keizer | 16 October, 2010 04:16
The democracy of access and ownership among social networks is increasingly having an impact on social innovation in the physical world, an industry consultant has claimed.
By Lisa Banks | 15 October, 2010 14:44
TransGrid, the operator of NSW's $3.7 billion high voltage transmission network, is planning a major data warehouse redevelopment.
By Hamish Barwick | 15 October, 2010 14:32
The first thing that comes to mind when considering a desktop OS for business is Windows. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of productivity software is Microsoft Office. The first thing that pops to mind for mobile business communications, though, is BlackBerry. Windows Phone 7, however, may have what it takes to both compete with the iPhones and Androids of the world, while also assuming its rightful place atop the business smartphone world.
By Tony Bradley | 15 October, 2010 01:15
Windows 7 has been a homerun for Microsoft -- becoming the fastest selling operating system of all time. But, there are still many organizations that can't seem to make the switch from Windows XP due to reliance on legacy applications that aren't compatible with Windows 7. Microsoft has a tool to help IT admins with the transition, though: MED-V.
By Tony Bradley | 15 October, 2010 05:39
The design director behind the website for the 2008 election campaign of US President, Barack Obama, has argued the digital media aspects played a crucial part in the Democrat candidate's victory.
By Lisa Banks | 15 October, 2010 14:08
The Back to the Future fan inside of us may want to call him "Doc," but his name is Dan Henriksson -- and he has just constructed a really awesome representation of a time machine. (Great scott!) The time machine concept is a "working" prototype (appropriately titled "The Time Machine") and is actually the result of Henriksson's graduation work from the HDK design school in Gothenburg, Sweden. Not too shabby for an art project, eh?
By David Saetang | 15 October, 2010 05:59
Optus has unveiled a new initiative called Optus Dollar Days, a range of pre-paid offers which start from $1.
By Computerworld Staff | 15 October, 2010 14:29
Opera has announced a full-fledged Opera Mobile browser for smartphones running the Google Android OS. Opera Mobile for Android, which is slated to arrived within a month, will feature hardware acceleration and pinch-to-zoom functionality.
By Daniel Ionescu | 15 October, 2010 00:38
With the arrival of Ubuntu 10.10, the list of reasons to try Linux for your business just got a little longer. The free and open source operating system is now more user-friendly than it's ever been before while still offering the many security and other advantages it has over its competitors.
By Katherine Noyes | 15 October, 2010 00:27
Apple's new anti-"sexting" patent was approved this week and despite the uproar, it may make perfect sense for businesses scared of sexual harassment lawsuits or just wanting to keep a closer eye on employee shenanigans.
By Barbara E. Hernandez | 15 October, 2010 09:04
The number of available full-time tech jobs has increased 46 per cent in the past year, and contractors' hourly rates are rising as companies seek ways to overcome the ongoing IT skills shortage, according to a monthly report from Dice.
By Jon Brodkin | 15 October, 2010 04:06
Benefits based on Forrester Consulting Study “The Total Economic Impact of Converging SAP Landscapes on Vblock™ Systems”
The market for integrated systems is a key growth area for data centre hardware infrastructure. This report sizes the market and profiles early leaders in this important and emerging area. • The integrated systems market is growing, with revenue increasing 53.7% year on year. • Large enterprises are currently the key customers, while the small business segment is underserved. • There is significant opportunity for overall segment growth
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