Bono hands over $100 million to iPhone rival Palm

Bono hands over $100 million to iPhone rival Palm

What has Steve Jobs ever done to Bono? Elevation Partners , a venture capital firm co-founded by U2 lead singer...

December 24th, 2008 Agam Shah
Bogus antivirus peddlers use Microsoft, IRS sites

Bogus antivirus peddlers use Microsoft, IRS sites

Just weeks after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission shut down two companies accused of selling fake antivirus software, a new...

December 24th, 2008 Robert McMillan
2008’s biggest IT mergers and acquisitions

2008’s biggest IT mergers and acquisitions

The top 15 mergers and acquisition deals in the network industry for 2008 were worth nearly US$65 billion, and companies...

December 24th, 2008 Network World staff
Year in review: Bell unintentionally sparks net neutrality debate

Year in review: Bell unintentionally sparks net neutrality debate

In 2008, network neutrality went from being a serious topic of conversation in IT circles to a hot button, heavily...

December 23rd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo
Software exec sentenced for hacking

Software exec sentenced for hacking

The president of a U.S. software company has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to stealing password-protected files from...

December 23rd, 2008 Robert McMillan
Microsoft issues SQL attack warning

Microsoft issues SQL attack warning

Just days after patching a critical flaw in its Internet Explorer browser, Microsoft is now warning users of a serious...

December 23rd, 2008 Robert McMillan
Massive Unisys layoff to hit 1,300 jobs

Massive Unisys layoff to hit 1,300 jobs

Unisys on Monday said it was laying off around 1,300 workers worldwide as part of an "aggressive" effort to cut...

December 23rd, 2008 Agam Shah and Robert McMillan
Cyber crooks exploit recession, social media in ’09

Cyber crooks exploit recession, social media in ’09

Cybercrime organizations will increasingly use social networking and latch onto people's anxiety over the global economic meltdown, according to online...

December 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano and Jaikumar Vijayan
Windows XP granted another reprieve

Windows XP granted another reprieve

Microsoft Corp. has once again extended an impending deadline for Windows XP's demise, the company confirmed yesterday. System builders, the...

December 22nd, 2008 Gregg Keizer