Premium-Inhalt. Rumors that Microsoft will launch its own smartphones have gained steam again, with one analyst predicting that the device may be introduced at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in two weeks.
Premium-Inhalt. 's plan to inject US$25 billion into the health care industry could create a technological divide between large and small health care organizations, according to doctors and health care professionals. And they worry that his efforts to create a national electronic health records (EHR) system could affect the quality of health care in the U.S.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell on Wednesday talked about steps the company is taking to improve energy efficiency in servers, also outlining a server-refresh cycle that could help customers cut energy costs in the long run.
Premium-Inhalt. Information security jobs may not be in the technology industry. But at least they appear to be a lot more secure than many other IT positions are during the ongoing .
Premium-Inhalt. A scrap between two pornographic Web sites turned nasty when one figured out how to take down the other by exploiting a previously unknown quirk in the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS).
Premium-Inhalt. To help curtail rising data centre costs, technology company Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has announced the widespread availability of five new low-power 45nm microprocessors.
Premium-Inhalt. Thailand's largest Telco, TOT, has chosen converged network firm 3Com to provide the network communications infrastructure at the Bangkok Government Centre, which will connect 30,000 government employees.
Premium-Inhalt. Sybase Tuesday reported that its 10 per cent full-year revenue growth in 2008 was largely driven by the growth in database licence and messaging service.
Premium-Inhalt. Three new programmes targeted at the young are now being offered by The Hong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification (HKITPC).
Premium-Inhalt. Extreme Networks has joined the push for 10 Gigabit data centre networks. The company has started shipping the Summit X650, a 24 to 32-port stackable switch designed to fit in server racks and interconnect either fast servers or Gigabit switches.
Premium-Inhalt. The news of 's more solidified release date hit Wednesday in an emailed press release (via ) regarding information about Activision's presence at this year's New York Comic Con event. According to the press release, "fans get their first chance to play the highly anticipated open-world/action thriller, PROTOTYPE, planned for release in June" at Comic Con in New York.
Premium-Inhalt. With a flurry of press releases and conference call hint drops, EA has shaken up the release dates of many of its most high-profile 2009 releases. Earlier today, the company announced that has been pushed back from its late February release to June 2nd. , the next RPG from creators BioWare, similarly received a nudge from early 2009 towards the end of the year. The press releases for both games follow the story.
Premium-Inhalt. Though we're only a little over a month into 2009 with many more games to come this year, two that won't hit until early 2010 are and , both confirmed by EA Wednesday. John Riccitiello of EA has stated that Mass Effect 2 will arrive on "multiple platforms" and that BF:BC will arrive in the first few months of 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. reports that ' hyper-grisly horror shooter has just been confirmed to be coming to the . EA CEO John Riccitiello made the announcement about the Wii edition of Dead Space to investors yesterday. Dead Space was previously released for , , and last October, a few weeks prior to Halloween.
Premium-Inhalt. According to , the Electronic Entertainment Design and Research (EEDAR) reports that game publishers are taking a risky step in dropping the cost of new titles. However, the decline in prices is predicted to attract a greater number of non-traditional gamers in purchasing 7th generation consoles as a result of cheaper titles.
Premium-Inhalt. Well, the word is out. Microsoft has finally confirmed the number of Windows 7 SKUs (stock keeping units) that it will foist upon the marketplace next fall.
Premium-Inhalt. Let's be realistic: is pretty much going to be like Windows Vista with a fresh coat of UI paint and a few . Granted, some of the , which is why software developers have already started cranking out copycat tweaks for Windows Vista (and, in some cases, XP). If you don't feel like waiting until the end of 2009, you can trick out your current version of Windows to look and act much like Microsoft's lucky 7.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple planned to ship the 17-inch MacBook Pro by the end of January, but the notebook's release has been delayed. The company confirmed the delay for Macworld on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. What is the deal with Microsoft and its myriad OS editions? Microsoft has insulted us all again by announcing that Windows 7 will come in no less than . In this needlessly complicated street game of up-selling you're not a customer in need of a solution, you're a mark.
Premium-Inhalt. Google its new mobile location tracking service, , on Wednesday -- and it took me only a matter of minutes to determine it's one service I won't be using.
Premium-Inhalt. announced Tuesday. The service is aimed at enterprise IT shops which already license Microsoft's server and database products. It promises "enhanced support for mission-critical solutions through guaranteed response times," according to a . However, the high price of the service and its limited support for third-party applications may make some IT managers think twice before signing up.
Premium-Inhalt. Google acquired a virtual monopoly on copyrighted but out-of-print books via a recent settlement, and the result could set a dangerous precedent, according to Harvard professor and librarian recent .
Premium-Inhalt. Be careful what you post on social networks. Dartmouth professor Reiko Ohnuma learned that lesson the hard way when a student visited her semi-public Facebook profile, took a screenshot, and posted it to the school newspaper's blog.
Premium-Inhalt. Once upon a time, Microsoft that Windows Vista would be twice as popular as XP. Research firm Ovum, Ltd., predicted a more modest 15 percent switchover in the first year, but gushed that Vista would be "the fastest-moving operating system ever." IDC forecast 10 percent, relatively anemic compared to XP's 14 percent in the first year, but a decent showing.
Premium-Inhalt. In an attempt to bring together inquiring minds at the forefront of humanity's colliding technologies -- artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, robotics, biotech and bioinformatics -- X-Prize founder Peter Diamandis and inventor Ray Kurzweil have teamed up to create a school called Singularity University. The pair hope to meld the brightest minds from disparate technology and information fields during 10-week courses on how to bring about, and deal with, a world of ever-accelerating change.
Premium-Inhalt. A Toshiba ultraportable has been named the "greenest" notebook in Greenpeace's second annual assessment of environmentally friendly electronics, "".
Premium-Inhalt. "The tone in Davos this year was positively defensive," blogs , senior vice president and general counsel of Intel, in a wrapup post after four days in Switzerland at the . "Gone was the patina of entitlement, replaced instead with a palpable sense that at some profound level this collection of bankers, regulators and politicians had failed to read the writing on the wall, and for that omission the world as we know it will pay a stiff price."
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Wednesday warning of a quartet of vulnerabilities affecting all of its wireless LAN controllers, including the Catalyst 6500 and 7600 wireless modules, with software version 4.2 or higher.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems' revenue and net income for its fiscal second quarter fell from a year earlier as the company grappled with the global economic downturn.