Apple iPad Seizing Netbook Market Share
Declining notebook prices overall and the success of Apple's tablet computer combined to drive down netbook sales in the second quarter, according to DisplaySearch.
AT&T To Refresh GoPhone Plans
In advance of the Windows 7 Phone launch, the carrier will introduce new unlimited talk and text options or unlimited talk and text with metered data use on Oct. 3.
15 Green Tech Innovations
Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
Global CIO: HP's $130-Billion Gamble
While HP's steeply calculated risk to hold its annual analysts' day without a CEO shows guts, it also lets IBM, Oracle, SAP, and Cisco to continue setting the IT agenda.
CA Technologies To Acquire Hyperformix
Beyond broadening the tools it offers to build and manage internal cloud environments, adding the capacity management software specialist should bolster CA's ability to manage virtualized environments.
HTC Merge Headed To Verizon
The CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z, known in the U.S. as the T-Mobile G2, may be joining the carrier's lineup based upon leaked photos and a model number.
Sony Ericsson Drops Symbian
Google's Android OS has been the focus of new platform work, though the company will continue to support Symbian phones.
Apple Dominates Tech Headlines
A study of mainstream news organizations' technology coverage shows enthusiasm for Apple and a focus on positive stories slightly more often than negative ones.
Oracle Reiterates Support For Java
Development of Java and Java Virtual Machine will continue unabated and key parts of it will remain open source, Oracle told developers at Openworld.
HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 Specs Leak
A data sheet on the unannounced Windows Phone 7 device, the HD7, was recently discovered and shows that the new HTC smartphone is headed to T-Mobile with 3G in tow.
Nvidia Readies Next Generation GPUs
Kepler and Maxwell are scheduled for release in 2011 and 2013, respectively, with the latter offering 16 times the performance of the current generation Fermi GP GPU.
Microsoft Previews Small Business Server 7
Built on Windows Server 2008 R2, the office-oriented server suite for businesses with 25 to 75 users, includes Exchange Server 2010 SP1, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Hyper-V support.
Sony Starts Selling PS3 Move
The motion-sensing device for the PlayStation 3 hits stores shelves three days early and a month and a half before Microsoft releases the competing Kinect.
Google Search Share Dips Slightly
Combined, Microsoft and Yahoo captured 28.5% of total U.S. searches in August, while Google slipped 0.4% to a still dominant 65.4%.
Yahoo To Refresh Mail, Search
The web portal hopes to reinvigorate the brand by rolling out new versions of its services, including Yahoo Mail, search, instant messaging, mobile apps and content properties, starting in the fall.