The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has set enough rules requiring that mobile networks are open so it won't approve a petition from Skype that would have required mobile operators to allow any application to run on their networks, said the head of the commission on Tuesday at the CTIA conference in Las Vegas.
The growing flood of data that enterprises create and consume is doing more than giving rise to new storage technologies. It's also changing who is responsible for storage within IT departments.
Shane Macaulay's attempt to sell a hacked laptop complete with Windows Vista attack code did not last long.
With a release of the JBuilder 2008 IDE for Java development on Tuesday, CodeGear is adding a capability called Application Factories, which enables code reuse and makes it easier to update applications.
People shouldn't read anything into the fact that of the three laptops set up for last week's "PWN To OWN" hack challenge, the only one left standing was running Linux, said the security expert who oversaw the contest.
Microsoft Tuesday announced improvements to Windows Mobile, including a plan to add desktop-browsing quality seen in Internet Explorer for new smartphones by the end of the year.
A new storm worm with an April Fool's Day theme is targeting the Web, according to security software firm PC Tools.
Datacom has achieved Premier partnership status with EMC after five years of working with the vendor.
Network vendor, 3Com, has hired Grant Howe as its new country manager.
The currently niche digital home integrator market could get a boost as networking vendors empower service providers to bring internet protocol television (IPTV) into homes across the nation.
Dell, the world's second largest PC vendor, plans to cut costs by US$3 billion as it slashes the price of materials and components going into its gadgets and reduces operating expenses, including jobs, the company said Monday.
A shift away from tight carrier control will help the mobile industry to grow, according to some advertising and content providers.
HP has announced plans to acquire Canberra-based documents and records management software company, Tower Software. The purchase price has not been disclosed.
Somewhere between 1 percent and 3 percent of all traffic on the Internet is meaningless packets of information, used in distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS) to knock Web sites offline.
June 30 of this year and January 31, 2009, may be the deadlines for US retailers and custom system builders, respectively, to sell Windows XP. But, due to exceptions Microsoft has made, the operating system will be available for at least the next two years for those who purchased business and Ultimate versions of Vista, as well as for customers in certain geographies.
An exploit specifically targeting corporate Computer Associates users has been created some three weeks after a critical vulnerability was identified.
Sharp is planning to more than double its production of solar cells over the next few years as it targets sun-rich nations in southern Europe, Southeast Asia, Central and South America and Africa.
Microsoft preached its 2008 Dynamic IT vision at the VSLive conference in the US Monday and also touted its Silverlight presentation technology.
When the iPhone went on sale in the U.S. last June, many observers predicted that it would ignite sales in the broader smartphone market. After nine months on sale here, and its more recent rollout in parts of Europe, it is now clear that the iPhone has done just that, analysts at the Smartphone Summit in Las Vegas said on Monday.
Members of the Norwegian technical committee that voted to ratify Microsoft's OOXML document format as an ISO standard are protesting that decision even before the full results of the standards body's vote on the technology have been announced.
Australian small to medium businesses are hiring more staff and expect print volumes to increase up to 39% in the next two years as a result, according to research by retail analyst GfK, commissioned by Brother. . Read more