By 2012, emerging technologies will make it easier to build and consume analytical applications, reducing the role of the information technology (IT) department in building these applications, according to Gartner.
SMS is taking off in the Americas, mobile e-mail continues its strong growth in developed regions, subscriber growth is driving messaging adoption in the Asia/Pacific Region, and social networking is lifting the messaging boat across nearly all regions, according to a study by ABI Research. The combination of factors is expected to increase revenues from mobile messaging to $US212 billion by 2013, ABI found.
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One of NSW's largest charities, Wesley Mission, is providing employment and training opportunities for people with a disability by engaging them in its E-Recycling initiative.
In an effort to regulate network management practices, a peer-to-peer platform provider has released a tool to help users track possible traffic manipulation by Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
Opera Software on Friday released a development build of its Opera browser to the public to prove that it has code that scores 100 out of a possible 100 on the Acid3 Web standards test.
ASX-listed Commander has sold its Nexon subsidiary back to original owners, Charles and Barry Assaf, just 12 months after acquiring it.
The security researcher who walked away with US$10,000 last week by hacking a MacBook Air in less than two minutes said he chose to attack Apple's operating system for one simple reason.
With Advanced Micro Devices pushing out a slew of new products this month, its long chilled chip war with Intel may just be heating up again, analysts say.
AT&T will launch live mobile TV over the MediaFLO network in May, the carrier announced as the U.S. mobile industry prepared for a CTIA Wireless trade show in Las Vegas this week that is likely to put a big emphasis on entertainment.
Spying programs for mobile phones are likely to grow in sophistication and stealth as the business around selling the tools grows, according to a mobile analyst at the Black Hat conference on Friday.
Linux operating system and open source middleware vendor Red Hat last week reported more than 30 per cent growth in its total revenue and its critical subscription revenue for its fiscal year 2008.
Adobe is working on an update to its Flash Player software that will address a widespread vulnerability found on hundreds of thousands of Web sites.
IT industry giant HP is experiencing marked growth of its security business less than one year after re-launching a number of its products and services under its Secure Advantage brand, company executives claim.
Countries previously against adoption or abstaining whether the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) adopts a file format based on Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) as an international standard, such as the Czech Republic, Denmark and Finland, are now voting in its favour.
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Bruce Schneier shared his ideas about the psychology of security, and the need for thinking sensibly about security, in his hometown last week when he gave a lecture at the Weisman Art Museum in the US.
Enterasys Networks this week is expected to unveil a distributed intrusion prevention system (IPS) designed to detect and respond to threats across multivendor wired and wireless networks.
The massive attacks against hundreds of thousands of Web pages that started earlier this month has spread to some of the Internet's most prominent US sites, including those for USA Today, ABC News, Target and Wal-Mart, researchers said Friday.
A three-year project to infuse privacy controls into identity technologies and emerging social networking communities is being undertaken by IBM Research with funding help from the European Union.
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