VMware stock plunged this week by more than 30% after the EMC-controlled company posted disappointing earnings influenced by challenges from large vendors such as Microsoft and Citrix who are expanding into the field of Microsoft virtualization that VMware has long dominated.
Security researchers Tuesday said they'd discredited Microsoft's claim that the year's first critical Windows vulnerability would be "difficult and unlikely" to be exploited by attackers.
Another mobile Linux platform, this time from Azingo, hit the market on Wednesday, joining an increasingly crowded market of Linux phone software.
Lenovo Group said its net income almost tripled during its third fiscal quarter, thanks to strong demand for its computers and a weak US dollar.
Name-brand Web sites such as Expedia.com and Rhapsody.com have been serving up malicious banner advertisements this week, researchers said Wednesday.
Mozilla bumped up the threat ranking for an unpatched Firefox bug to "high" Tuesday, but promised a fix is coming in Version 18.104.22.168, now slated for release on February 5.
Apple announced Wednesday that it has begun shipping the first MacBook Air laptops to customers, but acknowledged that a planned update to Apple TV has been delayed for up two weeks.
Microsoft's compliance with a US antitrust settlement will remain under court supervision for another two years, in part because the company delayed producing documentation required by the court, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Dell on Wednesday announced the shutdown of retail kiosks in malls throughout the US as it adjusts its evolving product distribution strategy. A local Dell spokesperson said the shutdown would not impact the Australian market and its nine kiosks nationally.
Three more Taiwanese chip makers plan to spend significantly less money on new factories and equipment this year as a DRAM (dynamic RAM) glut and uncertainty about the global economy weigh.
Hewlett-Packard is boosting its effort to effectively recycle used inkjet printer cartridges, Wednesday introducing a new process that manufactures new cartridges from recycled cartridges that are separated and rebuilt from scratch.
Taiwanese PC vendor Acer has purchased 75 percent of the parent company of European electronics maker Packard Bell for Euro 31 million (US$45.8 million), Acer said in a statement to the Taiwan Stock Exchange Thursday.
Attacks on instant messaging systems continued to grow more sophisticated and dangerous in January, according to Akonix, a vendor of messaging security systems.
Western Australian retailer, PLE Computers, will relocate its headquarters to a custom-built location to improve operations and increase its PC assembling capabilities.
Cellnet has hired Aidan Fitzgerald as its IBM business manager. His first initiative will be to set up the distributor's new IBM solutions centre in NSW.
The crisis of confidence in global financial markets last week left many tier-two service providers staring at massive cuts to their market value.
Tech stocks are less risky than their resources counterparts and should continue to fare well despite an overall pullback in the investment market, according to a leading market analyst.
Solid state disk vendor Texas Memory Systems has claimed an SPC benchmark world record using industry standard server and network hardware.
Yahoo's fourth-quarter revenue grew, but net income fell as the struggling Internet giant tried to put its house in order and improve its ability to compete against Google and other rivals.
One company you won't see if you're at Network World's DEMO conference this week is Bedouin Networks. The company was accepted as an exhibitor, but finances are too tight, says Rick Parker, a former IT director and the founder of Bedouin.
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