Microsoft's board met Wednesday to decide how to proceed with the company's bid to acquire Yahoo, although no final decision was reached, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Mobile phone services outnumbered the Australian population for the first time as of 30 June 2007, when 21.26 million mobile phone services were in operation, according to a report released this week by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Sony Ericsson is hoping to promote "wow" mobile-phone applications by enabling developers to combine the best of Java and Flash in the same applications.
The government's fibre broadband purse could be $2 billion lighter following a coalition announcement that it will oppose legislation to pool the Communications Fund into the national Broadband Network's coffers.
Dell Australia has selected office stationery and IT supplies chain, OfficeWorks, as its first local retail partner.
SAP is putting the brakes on the rollout of Business ByDesign, its offering for small businesses, it said Wednesday, as it reported first quarter net income down 22 percent compared to a year earlier, on revenue up 14 percent. The quarter is the first to incorporate the results of Business Objects, which SAP acquired Jan. 21.
You can call it <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/031108-eleven-cloud-computing-vendors-to.html">cloud computing</a>. You can call it grid computing. You can call it on-demand computing. Just don't call it the next big thing -- <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/supp/2008/ndc1/021808-ndc-power-future-look.html">at least not yet</a>.
For the fifth quarter running, Alcatel-Lucent reported a net loss: during the first quarter of 2008, it increased to Euro 181 million (AUD$300 million).
With more than half of its revenue now coming from outside the U.S., Symantec ended its fiscal year on a high note on Wednesday.
Higher-speed Wi-Fi in the form of 802.11n access points and related hardware began rolling out in earnest in the first quarter of this year and the next-generation technology became an important topic at the Interop trade show this week.
Service Component Architecture (SCA), an SOA specification for transforming IT assets into reusable services, was hailed Tuesday as a way to build services with lower barriers to adoption and link SOA to Web 2.0.
Google hopes to make it easier for users to get from point A to point B by integrating its Google Maps Street View images with Google Maps driving directions to provide visual images like this of an entire driving route.
A group of security researchers Wednesday said they have infiltrated one of the world's biggest botnets and can snatch control of compromised machines from the hackers.
Tibco Software is set to make a play in the computer hardware space, readying its Tibco Messaging Appliance for ultra-low-latency messaging deployments.
Many discarded electronic devices in the U.S. wind up being dismantled overseas using crude and unsafe methods, partly because of a lack of markets for some electronic materials, e-waste experts told a congressional committee on Wednesday.
Enterasys is closer to acquiring a company that it says will launch it toward US$1 billion in revenue.
Microsoft Wednesday said Service Pack 1 for System Center Configuration Manager will be released in May and the last beta of the R2 version would come in July with a final release to follow by October.
As more companies deploy virtualization technologies, more network managers expect the technology to introduce management challenges to their environments, according to an Interop show poll.
Tibco Software is throwing its support behind Microsoft's new Silverlight browser plug-in technology for rich Internet applications and also is offering users of Microsoft Web services technology an alternative message platform.
As Microsoft moves toward allowing application service providers to stream Office to their customers, the software vendor still seems to fear hurting itself more than being hurt by Google.
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