Articles By Jon Brodkin

Windows 8 rumours spread as Microsoft eyes tablets

Windows 8 rumours spread as Microsoft eyes tablets

The Windows 8 rumour mill is heating up, with talk that Microsoft has begun shipping to hardware makers an early...

April 6th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Windows Phone 7 to beat iPhone by 2015, says IDC

Windows Phone 7 to beat iPhone by 2015, says IDC

The early days of Windows Phone 7 have been all about positive reviews, not much market share, and a botched update that caused some phones...

March 30th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Private cloud can prevent IT run arounds, Microsoft says

Private cloud can prevent IT run arounds, Microsoft says

If IT shops want to prevent users from going to the cloud, they have to bring the cloud to the users.That...

March 29th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Facebook security heightens as e-mail spam drops

Facebook security heightens as e-mail spam drops

Spammers are moving on from mass e-mail blasts to targeted attacks using social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, Cisco Systems...

March 3rd, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft IE9 not a ‘modern browser’: Mozilla exec

Microsoft IE9 not a ‘modern browser’: Mozilla exec

Microsoft says IE9 is "the world's fastest browser." Mozilla claims IE9 doesn't even qualify as modern.As Mozilla's Firefox 4 and...

February 17th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Windows fix on Patch Tuesday ‘breaks’ VMware software

Windows fix on Patch Tuesday ‘breaks’ VMware software

VMware Inc. is telling customers that two Windows 7 security patches have left the VMware View desktop virtualization client unable to access the View Connection...

February 14th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
VMware taps ex-Softies to battle Microsoft

VMware taps ex-Softies to battle Microsoft

VMware Inc.'s Paul Maritz has given up his title of president to four senior executives who will serve as co-presidents of the...

February 7th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft, HP selling $2M data warehouse appliance

Microsoft, HP selling $2M data warehouse appliance

Microsoft and HP are teaming up to deliver a $2 million data warehouse appliance and four other hardware/software products in...

January 19th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
Windows market share drops to 90 per cent

Windows market share drops to 90 per cent

Windows is on the verge of dropping below 90 per cent market share, with smart phones and tablets posing an increasingly serious threat...

January 17th, 2011 Jon Brodkin
VMware to virtualize Android devices for business users

VMware to virtualize Android devices for business users

VMware is teaming with LG to sell Android smart phones that are virtualized, allowing a single phone to run two operating systems, one...

December 13th, 2010 Jon Brodkin