Microsoft dismisses Google as smartphone competitor

Download our latest podcast here.Nvidia plans to ship its new Tegra system-on-a-chip for mobile devices by the middle of next year. The coming-out party for Tegra will be in the spring of 2009,

Published on: November 7th, 2008 IDG News Service

Barack Obama: the Internet president?

Download our latest podcast here.Senator Barack Obama, a Democrat from Illinois, has been elected the first African-American president of the U.S., news organizations declared late Tuesday night. Obama seems to have reached the

Published on: November 5th, 2008 IDG News Service

Sun loses $1.68 billion, Symantec prepares for lay offs

Download our latest podcast here.OpenOffice.org has released two patches for security flaws in older versions of its open-source office productivity suite. The two vulnerabilities affect versions of OpenOffice prior to version 2.4.2. Version

Published on: October 31st, 2008 IDG News Service

Search engine giants plan to defend freedom of expression

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereGoogle, Yahoo and Microsoft are publishing a common code of conduct relating to freedom of expression and the protection of privacy online.

Published on: October 29th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft’s big patch spoiled by new attack code

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereJust hours after Microsoft posted details of a critical Windows bug, new attack code that exploits the flaw has surfaced. It took

Published on: October 24th, 2008 IDG News Service

Google at a loss to explain Gmail outage

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereA prolonged, ongoing Gmail outage has some Google Apps administrators pulling their hair out as their end users, including high-ranking executives, complain

Published on: October 17th, 2008 IDG News Service

Intel earnings beat out economy woes

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereDespite the ongoing financial crisis that is weighing down some tech companies, Intel earnings were up in the third quarter, narrowly beating

Published on: October 15th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft promises fix to hated UAC feature

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereMicrosoft plans to improve Windows Vista’s much-maligned user account control feature, UAC, in the next version of its Windows client OS. UAC

Published on: October 10th, 2008 IDG News Service

Symantec to buy MessageLabs for $695M

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Published on: October 9th, 2008 IDG News Service

Nokia latest to offer iPhone rival

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereFinnish phone maker Nokia launched its first touch-screen phone on Thursday, intending to one-up Apple's iPhone on features and be competitively priced.

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 IDG News Service

Nokia to buy Canadian phone software company

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereNokia plans to buy Oz Communications, a Canadian company that develops mobile phone software for accessing instant-messaging services from AOL, Yahoo and

Published on: October 1st, 2008 IDG News Service

IT sector avoids crashing economy

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereEven though a smattering of IT vendors including Dell and Nortel issued earnings warnings this week, industry insiders remain hopeful that tech

Published on: September 19th, 2008 IDG News Service