The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Storage vendors struggled with a decline in spending by the U.S. government and increased investment in public cloud capacity during the third quarter, according to IDC.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 06 December, 2013 15:15
Samsung, Philips and electronics retailer Media-Saturn were among the companies raided by European officials this week as part of an investigation into possible anticompetitive agreements about online sales of electronics.
By Loek Essers | 06 December, 2013 14:21
Where did you first learn about Amazon's crazy plan to deliver packages via drone? "60 Minutes"? The New York Times? Increasingly, the answer is likely to be Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo, and that's just how the online giants like it.
By Zach Miners | 06 December, 2013 14:05
Investments from network operators Telstra, Telefónica and others will help fuel Box's international expansion.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 06 December, 2013 13:26
Teams of researchers are hoping to give life to a six-foot, 330-pound humanoid robot at the the Robotics Challenge in Homestead, Fla. on Dec. 20 and 21.
By Sharon Gaudin | 06 December, 2013 12:38
Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to a notice on its website.
By Gregg Keizer | 06 December, 2013 11:54
Only 30% of the CEOs at the top companies traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange are active on social media sites, gathering spots for millions of potential customers.
By Sharon Gaudin | 06 December, 2013 11:48
IT managers want to cut the number of servers they manage, or at least slow the growth, and they may be succeeding, according to new data.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 06 December, 2013 11:48
A new website allows Internet users to check if their usernames and passwords were exposed in some of the largest data breaches in recent years.
By Lucian Constantin | 06 December, 2013 11:35
Solar panels, battery storage and smart devices that switch off without human intervention have been proposed by CSIRO as ways to reduce power bills in the future.
By Hamish Barwick | 06 December, 2013 11:00
Telstra has achieved 300 Mbps speeds in a test on its 4G network by aggregating two channels of 20 MHz spectrum.
By Adam Bender | 06 December, 2013 10:41
Kicktone is an Adelaide startup that has developed an online store designed to increase the visibility of independent musicians.
By Adam Bender | 06 December, 2013 09:12
Making the most of this powerful MapReduce platform means mastering a vibrant ecosystem of quickly evolving code
Apple marketers are some of the best in the business, especially when showing off the new iPad Air in a promotional video. But don't fall completely for the marketing hype this holiday season. We break down one of their most compelling videos to separate real-world uses from fantasy.
By Tom Kaneshige | 06 December, 2013 08:45