Microsoft has sued Samsung Electronics, claiming the South Korean electronics manufacturer has been dodging its obligations under a patent agreement between the two companies.
After two straight years of quarterly declines, global PC sales increased a marginal 0.1% during the second quarter, Gartner estimates.
Technology-focused start-ups have typically been more nimble, disruptive and fast-growing than their more established rivals, but larger companies may start seizing back the initiative.
A leaked draft of the TPP trade treaty's chapter on copyright and IP has left pundits concerned about the potential impact on Australian ISPs and consumers.
Six in 10 will process the majority of their transactions in the cloud by 2016, according to a Garner report predicting key movements in seven industries.
Little more than a month after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his own impending retirement, some investors are pushing to get founder Bill Gates removed from his role as chairman of the board.
The Australian retail sector is expected to spend just shy of $2 billion on ICT products and services this year, according to IDC Australia.
The ACCC has fined ISP iiNet $102,000 for failing to “prominently” display the total minimum cost of its Naked DSL service in an advertisement on a Sydney bus.
Today, Australia is facing disruption on a number of fronts. Our resources boom is cycling down, equity is volatile and investment credit available to business is entering a new era of caution. Many eyes are looking to ICT even as technology itself continues to disrupt key areas of our lives such as health, retail, education, entertainment and even our sense of community and identity.
The emergence of mobile wallets in various markets is increasingly paving the way for the support of mobile payments through the partnership of financial organisations with communications service providers.
Recent public criticisms of the Australian Computer Society reflect a scepticism that runs deep in the Australian IT community. The ACS has its work cut out if it wants to be relevant in today’s IT world.
Andrew Collins takes a look at the more interesting tales from IT in the last seven days, including a spat between Anonymous and WikiLeaks, and iiNet’s new 4G wireless broadband plans.
Andrew Collins considers the more curious tales from IT in the last seven days, including continued workers strikes at the Foxconn factory responsible for producing iPhone 5 units; a blow to the guts behind a Microsoft support telemarketing scam; and the US’s opinion on Huawei’s trustworthiness.
Andrew Collins considers the more curious tales from IT in the last seven days, including Stephen Conroy’s apparent megalomania, Malcom Turnbull’s continued campaign against NBN Co, and New Zealand’s illegal spying on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.
Andrew Collins takes a look at the more curious tales in IT, including Apple’s poor-performing Maps app, Victorian police tapping into myki data and the German government’s warning about Internet Explorer.