Premium-Inhalt. U.S. cable operator RCN has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm ABRY Partners for approximately US$1.2 billion, the companies said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices is offering prizes to drum up more interest ahead of this month's launch of its 12-core server chip, as rival Intel also has server-chip launch plans.
Premium-Inhalt. London's plans to sign a four-year, £30 million (US$45 million) network integration framework deal.
Premium-Inhalt. This week on the podcast, PCWorld editors Robert Strohmeyer, Jason Cross, Ginny Mies, and Tim Moynihan talk about and the brand-new digital video recorders (DVRs).
Premium-Inhalt. We launched because of the abundance of zombie applications in the App Store; now, we hope to unearth some reasons why the living dead have invaded the iPhone and iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. With the insane new content that has spawned from Portal in the past few days, it's not very surprising to find out that Portal 2 is, in fact, a real game being created. That much was set in stone when announced the sequel as its next cover story. When combined with the , here's what we've been able to deduce regarding the game today.
Premium-Inhalt. Two major events -- the RSA Conference and the annual Cebit extravaganza -- dominated the IT headlines this week. In other news, all eyes were on Chile as the after-effects and aftershocks continued following a devastating 8.8 earthquake last Saturday. Taiwan also was hit by a major temblor, and given the prevalence of technology companies based there, the effects are rippling into IT.
Premium-Inhalt. The is receiving more public scrutiny than ever before, with IT managers facing a range of challenges from making systems run more efficiently to protecting computers from cyber terrorism, says AFCOM chief executive Jill Eckhaus
Premium-Inhalt. Full-body scanners were installed at Boston Logan International Airport on Friday, a technology that some see as important in identifying terrorist threats but which others worry is an invasion of privacy.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard has been forced to reduce the amount of profit it reported last quarter to cover additional costs awarded against its EDS division in a lawsuit brought by British Sky Broadcasting in the U.K.
Premium-Inhalt. Reports have surfaced that Cisco is exiting the WiMAX radio access networks business following its $2.9 billion .
Premium-Inhalt. A new fourth paragraph has been added to the Computerworld (US) story, "VA closes massive eHealth data exchange," which was posted to the wire Friday. The new paragraph follows:
Premium-Inhalt. Is the United States in the middle of a ? You'd think the answer to that question would be obvious. But apparently it depends on whom you ask.
Premium-Inhalt. SAN FRANCISCO -- Fear, uncertainty and doubt is an integral part of the industry. Vendors sell FUD, the media loves reporting it, and trade shows thrive on it.
Premium-Inhalt. Though there are absolutely no details yet, the just-launched from Gameloft tells us at least details. Clearly it's Splinter Cell, and based on the artwork it appears to be a complimentary product to the upcoming Splinter Cell: Conviction. Those numbers? They would be the numbers for 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, CA. That would be Apple's HQ. So, unsurprisingly, it's an iPhone title. Expect more details at the Game Developers Conference next week.
Premium-Inhalt. A new industry group is trying to apply open-source principles to the design and construction of data centers, which it says could accelerate the use of new technologies and increase competition in the industry.
Premium-Inhalt. A new from ChangeWave shows that four in ten people who are thinking about buying an e-book reader are planning to get Apple's iPad. And more than one in four people who had previously purchased a different device say they would have gotten the iPad if it had been available when they shopped.
Premium-Inhalt. The Computerworld story "VA closes massive eHealth data exchange, cites medical record errors," which ran Friday, overstated the problems with the VA's electronic heath record system. The story on the wire has been corrected with a new headline, a new lead, and the addition of a new paragraph above the current fifth paragraph. Editors who used the story are asked to make the following changes:
Premium-Inhalt. that Microsoft could announce a beta of Internet Explorer 9 at the upcoming . The new version is rumored to feature improved support for . The MIX 2010 conference will include at least two presentations about new, open Web standards: One, on , is entitled "." looks at the .
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will discontinue development of Windows Essential Business Server () as of June 30, the company announced via .
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has no intention of ending its business in China no matter how with the Chinese government ends, an executive in the firm's Asian operation was reported to have said today.