HP Unveils Mini Tower Desktop PC
The sub-$600 Pro 3130 is targeted to professionals and knowledge workers in small to midsize companies with expansion options for power users.
Sourcefire Slams Open Source IDS Suricata
Matt Olney expressed disappointment with the Open Information Security Foundation's efforts, and touted Razorback, Sourcefire's open source analysis and detection engine, as truly innovative.
Defense Agency Expands Cloud Computing
Platform-as-a-service, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint may be delivered to military agencies from the Defense Information Systems Agency's private cloud.
Microsoft Launches Office For Mac 2011 Video
The marketing video highlights user interface enhancements, including a new ribbon that presents users with the commonly used controls, the template gallery and email improvements.
Slideshow: Top 10 Tech Newsmakers Of 2010
These individuals and companies involved in the most significant news stories so far this year. Here's of list of the people and businesses who are making waves in the tech pool.
Nvidia Loses Patent Fight With Rambus
The International Trade Commission will issue a Limited Exclusion Order against Nvidia barring the company from importing products that infringe on Rambus patents.
Apple Updates Mac OS X
The update includes the fixes in the v10.6.4 update released June 15, plus a few compatibility and performance-related graphics issues specific to the latest iMacs.
Virtuon Offers Cloud Based Virtual Desktop
VMware View based, the Virtual Desktop service allows companies to provision users with browser-based Windows desktop environments without increasing IT responsibilities.
Slideshow: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed
Microsoft has completely updated its mobile operating system with Windows Phone 7, which offers more of a social media focus than one might expect, complete with "hubs" for people, pictures, music, games, and office apps.
Microsoft, ARM Expand Licensing Agreement
Licensing the entire microprocessor architecture may enable the software giant to enhance research and development opportunities for mobile phones and devices based on the market-leading ARM chips.
India Unveils $35 Tablet PC
The solar-powered iPad lookalike, targeted to students with support for web browsing, video conferencing and word processing, is the Indian government's "answer to MIT's $100 computer."
Dell Settles SEC Charges, Pays $100 Million
Dell neither admitted nor denied SEC allegations that it used fraudulent accounting to appear to meet Wall Street earnings targets in agreeing to pay $100 million in civil penalties.
HP Coy About Windows 7 Tablet Plans
HP has said very little about its plans for a Windows 7-based tablet-style computer that would take on Apple's iPad, but has big plans for the Palm WebOS.
VMware Revenues Up 48%
Second quarter revenues and net income jumped above levels set in 2009, prompting an optimistic prognosis for the year.
AOL Release Android App
Snubbing the iPhone in favor of the "top-tier smartphone platform," AOL's mobile app offers Android users easy access to content and services.
Analytics Slideshow: Calculating Cloud ROI
Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Cloud ROI: Calculating Costs, Benefits, Returns," our report and visual case study evaluating the fiscal consideration companies apply before tapping into the public cloud.
Xbox Kinect Ship Date Confirmed
Microsoft's hands-free controller for Xbox 360 games will be available just before the 2010 holiday season kicks into full gear.