BlackBerry Storm sales boost RIM’s financial outlook

Download our latest podcast here.Brazilian PC maker Positivo Informatica on Thursday said it had rejected Lenovo's offer to acquire the company, but that it was open to entering an alliance with Lenovo. Lenovo

Published on: December 22nd, 2008 IDG News Service

Steve Jobs to skip Macworld, raises health questions

Download our latest podcast here.In a move likely to spark renewed questions about CEO Steve Jobs' health, Apple late Tuesday said that the keynote speech at next month's Macworld Conference & Expo will

Published on: December 17th, 2008 IDG News Service

Lenovo to purchase undisclosed PC maker

Download our latest podcast here.Lenovo is in talks to acquire PC makers, a sign that it is taking advantage of a stagnant market to expand its worldwide presence. The company is in discussions

Published on: December 12th, 2008 IDG News Service

Privacy advocates wary of Google Flu Trends

Download our latest podcast here.Google's new Flu Trends tool, which collects and analyzes search queries to predict flu outbreaks around the country, is raising concern with privacy groups. The Electronic Privacy Information Center

Published on: December 10th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft hires former Yahoo exec for online division

Download our latest podcast here.Advanced Micro Devices expects revenue for its fourth quarter to be 25 percent lower than its third-quarter revenue, the company announced Thursday. AMD reported third-quarter revenue of US $1.6

Published on: December 5th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft adds social networking to Windows Live services

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft has released a new wave of Windows Live services that adds more social-networking qualities to its set of online services. The new version of Windows Live services lets

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 IDG News Service

Mumbai bloggers help connect family during terror attacks

Download our latest podcast here.The European Union's antitrust investigation of Intel is "discriminatory and partial," the chip maker complained in an action that's detailed in a recent edition of the EU's official journal,

Published on: November 28th, 2008 IDG News Service

Japan on-board with YouTube money-making tools

Download our latest podcast here. Japan on-board with YouTube money-making tools Apple's attempt to quash an effort to help the latest iPods and iPhones work with non-Apple software such as the Linux operating

Published on: November 26th, 2008 IDG News Service

Verizon employees snoop Obama’s phone records

Download our latest podcast here.Verizon employees snoop Obama's phone recordsVerizon Wireless has suspended several employees who accessed account information for a phone formerly used by President-elect Barack Obama, the company said Thursday. The

Published on: November 21st, 2008 IDG News Service

British hospital computers brought down by virus

Download our latest podcast here.British hospitals hit with malware attack Computer systems at three London hospitals remained down on Wednesday morning after PCs were apparently infected with a virus.  No patient data was

Published on: November 19th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft hopes to boost sales with zero-percent financing

Download our latest podcast here.Hoping to spark sales as companies put the squeeze on capital spending, Microsoft said Thursday that new customers of its Dynamics ERP and CRM applications in some parts of

Published on: November 14th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft patches critical flaws in Internet Explorer

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft released two security updates for its Windows operating system Tuesday to patch flaws that could give attackers new ways to install malicious software on a victim's computer. The

Published on: November 12th, 2008 IDG News Service

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