Steve Ballmer takes stage as Microsoft’s ‘chief sales officer’

Download our latest podcast here.Toshiba launches fuel cell charger After years of prototypes and promises that the technology was just around the corner, Toshiba has become the first major consumer electronics maker to

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 IDG News Service

Biz Stone quashes Twitter sale rumours

Download our latest podcast here.Biz Stone not looking to sell Twitter When you're co-founder of one of the hottest companies on the Internet dealing with acquisition rumors is a constant part of the

Published on: October 16th, 2009 IDG News Service

Google to help Web masters fight hackers

Download our latest podcast here.Cisco buys Starent Networks for $2.9 billion Cisco Tuesday announced its second multibillion dollar deal this month: a definitive agreement to acquire Starent Networks, a provider of IP-based mobile

Published on: October 14th, 2009 IDG News Service

FBI director nearly falls for phishing scam

Download our latest podcast here.Google and Authors given more time to settle suit Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) have been given one more month to rework their

Published on: October 9th, 2009 IDG News Service

Amazon expands Kindle to over 100 countries, but not Canada

Download our latest podcast here.Microst appeases EU in anti-trust battle Microsoft on Wednesday appears to have reached an agreement with the European Commission that concludes an antitrust battle that has lasted a decade.

Published on: October 7th, 2009 IDG News Service

Nortel’s bankruptcy sale continues with GSM division

Download our latest podcast here.Man wins right to sell second-hand software A Seattle judge ruled in favor of a man arguing that he has the right to sell secondhand software, in a case

Published on: October 2nd, 2009 IDG News Service

Duo extradited to face charges in massive phishing scam

Download our latest podcast here.Akamai Technologies is extending its content delivery network to the Apple iPhone as it introduces the Akamai HD Network, a system for streaming high-definition live and on-demand video to

Published on: October 1st, 2009 IDG News Service

New Intel chips run Web apps on TV sets

Download our latest podcast here.Intel eyes TV sets for CPUs Intel's chips already go into many laptops, but it is now making a play for television sets and cable boxes. The chip maker

Published on: September 25th, 2009 IDG News Service

Facebook sued for patent infringement

Download our latest podcast here.Yahoo spends $100 million on advertising Yahoo will spend more than $100 million over the next 15 months to promote its brand and products globally with the message that

Published on: September 24th, 2009 IDG News Service

BlackBerry Tour trackball woes cause rampant returns, analyst says

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft and Yahoo navigate European bureaucracy Microsoft and Yahoo are discussing their planned search collaboration with European regulators to establish whether the deal needs to be subjected to a

Published on: September 18th, 2009 IDG News Service

Facebook: today 300 million users, tomorrow the world

Download our latest podcast here.Adobe buys Web analytics firm for $1.8 billion Adobe has agreed to buy Web analytics company Omniture for US$1.8 billion in cash, the companies said Tuesday. The price San

Published on: September 16th, 2009 IDG News Service

Microsoft continues rocky relationship with open source community

Download our latest podcast here.Blurb: Microsoft is funding CodePlex – a new venture aimed at bringing open source and proprietary software firms together to work side-by-side on open source projects.  At the same

Published on: September 15th, 2009 IDG News Service

ATM fraud likely to rise, security agency warns

Download our latest podcast here.ATM fraud likely to rise, security agency warnsBanks are likely to see cash-machine fraud rise unless steps are taken to improve their cash-machine infrastructure, the European Network and Information

Published on: September 9th, 2009 IDG News Service

Google gripes: Gmail outage bites businesses, Android Market disappoints developers

Download our latest podcast here.Canada Pension Plan one of Skype buyers EBay has reached an agreement to sell a 65 percent stake in its Skype Internet telephony, video conferencing and instant messaging unit

Published on: September 2nd, 2009 IDG News Service