New versions of Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE out

New versions of Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE out

When you're talking Linux, three big names always pop up: Canonical's Ubuntu, Novell's openSUSE and Red Hat's Fedora. Ubuntu has...

December 29th, 2008 Steven J Vaughan-Nichols
Microsoft proposes ‘pay-as-you-go’ PC

Microsoft proposes ‘pay-as-you-go’ PC

Microsoft Corp. last week applied for a patent that spells out a "pay-as-you-go" concept where users would be charged for...

December 29th, 2008 Gregg Keizer
Year in review: The public sector and Web 2.0

Year in review: The public sector and Web 2.0

Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty got a first-hand taste of the power of Web 2.0 technology in December, when his government...

December 28th, 2008 Dave Webb
Year in review: Comings and goings

Year in review: Comings and goings

This year the IT industry saw a handful of big name departures. None more high-profile, of course, than the man...

December 28th, 2008 Dave Webb
’09 IT predictions

’09 IT predictions

We've set forth again to find out what industry analysts are forecasting for 2009, and we've talked to sources as...

December 28th, 2008 Nancy Weil
Year in review: TJX still impacting IT security

Year in review: TJX still impacting IT security

The biggest security story of 2007 – the massive data breach at retail giant TJX Inc. – continued to have...

December 27th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo
Year in review: Mobile wars

Year in review: Mobile wars

In the world of mobility, 2008 will probably be remembered as the year Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) finally faced...

December 27th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo
WiMax market takes a dive

WiMax market takes a dive

The market for WiMax is set to decline in 2009, as mobile WiMax is hit both by the economic squeeze...

December 25th, 2008 Peter Judge
Year in review: Virtualization

Year in review: Virtualization

Virtualization went mainstream in 2008 —desktop virtualization gained some ground, and Microsoft Corp. and Citrix Systems continued to nip at...

December 25th, 2008 Briony Smith