Just when IT execs are getting a handle on how to accommodate employees' personal smartphones and tablets in the workplace, the technology industry has thrown up a new challenge – wearable computers.
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Those focused on the two 10-inch tablets Dell previewed at a launch event in San Francisco on Tuesday were missing the point. At the event, Dell released a massive number of new products to help the enterprise better cope with the onslaught of consumer technologies entering the workplace.
Sun has filed a countersuit against rival Network Appliance over patent infringement allegations regarding network storage management software.
Oracle has released a database driver free to the open source community that improves retrieval of data from Oracle databases for Web applications developed using PHP.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says Red Hat Linux uses intellectual property owned by Microsoft and that Red Hat's customers should pay Microsoft for it.
Prith Banerjee is settling into his new job as director of HP Labs, the research division of HP in Palo Alto, Calif. Banerjee, 46, comes to HP from the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he was dean of the College of Engineering. He replaces Dick Lampman, who retired after 35 years with HP.
Software developer Dylan Schiemann used Steve Jobs' own words against him in a presentation on developing third-party software applications for Apple's iPhone.
IBM is replacing 3,900 servers in its own datacentres with 30 mainframes, in order to save energy and to show that the mainframe is still very much alive.
The introduction of a new version of its Linux distribution and new JBoss software helped Red Hat increase profits to US$16.2 million (NZ$20.9 million) on revenue of US$118.9 million, in its financial first quarter ended May 31.
Autonomy is acquiring Zantaz, a provider of e-discovery and content archiving software.
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For a technology that’s supposed to make computing easier, virtualisation is becoming quite complicated.
Third-party software developers can create Web 2.0 applications to run on Apple's forthcoming iPhone, said company CEO Steve Jobs yesterday.
Krugle aspires to be the Google of software code search, even referring to itself as a verb. And recently, Krugle has started to become the go-to search site for open-source developers, partnering with key websites, including SourceForge.net, the leading repository for open-source software projects, to embed Krugle search. Krugle also announced a similar partnership with CollabNet, a community of 1 million developers.
Oracle plans to pay US$495 million (NZ$671 million) to buy Agile Software, a maker of product lifecycle management software.