Innovative software is leading the high tech industry's recovery, according to Sand Hill Group, the San Francisco venture consultancy.
A former computer forensics expert hired to testify in court cases has pleaded guilty to federal perjury charges for falsifying his resume and lying in open court, presumably about his credentials.
Cisco's fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 34 per cent on the back of increased demand for high bandwidth equipment from telephone and cable television companies.
Staff at Capgemini UK have told their union to settle the next pay offer with bosses before it gets to another showdown over strike action.
Marks & Spencer has become the latest large organisation embroiled in an identity theft-related security flap.
JavaOneSun Microsystems is introducing changes to Java, boosting speed and improving flexibility for deployment on PCs and consumer-facing devices.
VMware is joining the rush down the road of paravirtualisation already being trodden by the likes of Novell and Microsoft.
Intel has launched 'Santa Rosa', the latest generation of its Centrino laptop platform. This time round, the brand is being segmented: Centrino Pro for big business, Centrino Duo for the rest of us.
Despite his apparent failure to win a seat on the board of Motorola, billionaire investor Carl Icahn has declared victory.
Sage will spend the rest of the current financial year bedding down its latest crop of acquisitions after releasing first half results that showed revenues up but net profits down.
Sony Ericsson is to take its P series of Symbian-running smart phones right back to basics. Last night it launched the candybar, Wi-Fi enabled P1.
The online hive-mind jumbleshop Wikipedia continues to amaze. The Web 2.0 consensus reality has now begun to edit itself without human input - indeed has gone so far as to allow automated bots to overrule humans.
Crucial reviews of large, ongoing Government IT projects are not exempt from the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, the Information Tribunal has ruled (pdf). The tribunal has backed the Information Commissioner's order that the reports become public.
A petition on Downing Street's e-petition website which called for fairer pricing of Microsoft's Vista operating system has been rejected.
Vodafone has announced that its expansion into India will go ahead with the acquisition of Essar from Hutchison, confirming reports that the Indian finance minister gave clearance for the deal at the end of last week.
Sony Ericsson's spring handset launch - out of which sprang the revamped P series smart phone and the "nature inspired" S500 fashion phone - also the launch of a pair of lesser models.
NetServices, the broadband wholesaler which invoked widespread anger over a series of disputes with resellers last year, has cut and run from its consumer broadband business.
Campaigners and Conservative politicos claim to have won an indefinite reprieve for the traditional British pound, inch, foot and - perhaps most importantly - pint.
Microsoft released seven critical patches on Tuesday as part of its regular Patch Tuesday update cycle.
Samsung has launched its second-generation UMPC, the Q1 Ultra, in the US - two months after the device was unveiled at the CeBIT show in Germany.
AMD has updated the announcement it made more than a week ago about 65nm dual-core Turion 64 X2 mobile processors with some solid details about the new chip family's speeds and feeds.
It's a well-known fact that Paris Whitney Hilton sure knows how to drum up publicity on the internet.
Palm has shown off its latest Palm OS based Treo smartphone, a US-oriented version of the 3G-connected Treo 750 it launched in the UK in September 2006.
A schoolboy convicted of swindling some £250,000 through internet scams has been caught again despite being out on bail and banned from selling goods.
Creative is to bring its X-Fi audio enhancement technology to notebook computers - at least, notebook computers with an ExpressCard 54 slot on board.
An American intelligence boss has hinted at curbs on commercial satellite imagery to prevent its use by enemies of the USA.
Virgin Media admitted today that its battle with Sky over TV rights made it suffer in the broader convergence war.
IT services firm Dimension Data said that better than expected revenue growth in Africa and Europe contributed to a strong trading performance in the first half of 2007.
Nvidia today launched three GeForce 7-class single-chip integrated chipsets, all of them aimed at AMD-based notebooks, Turion 64 X2-equipped machines in particular.
Hot on the heels of chip maker Intel's Centrino Duo notebook platform revamp come the laptops based upon it. One of the first: Sony's vaguely MacBook Pro-like Vaio FZ series.
Nvidia has rolled out a whopping 15 laptop-centric GPUs most, but not all, based on the chip maker's eighth-generation architecture and stretching from AMD-oriented budget systems through to Intel- and AMD-based high-end rigs.
Consumers concerned about both the environment and personal security should compost their shredded bank statements, a firm that manufactures shredders advises.
Buy a Palm Treo 680, 750 or 750v between now and 30 June and the PDA pioneer will give you a free TomTom 6 satnav package to run on it.
Selatra Games has announced the availability of Subbuteo Mobile, bringing stretched felt and little plastic men to the mobile phone with a licensed implementation of the turn-based soccer game.
US mobile operator Verizon has had a fit of moral outrage and cut sponsorship of a tour featuring R'n'B artist Akon after he dry humped a 15-year-old girl - the daughter of a preacher - on stage.
The Indian government has set up a task force to create a database of yoga techniques in order to stop others from patenting the poses.
A commemorative Canadian 25 cent coin was responsible for a US Defence Department security alert that soured relations between the US and its closest neighbour.
Gaming PC parts provider BFG Technologies has released a 16 per cent overclocked, water-cooled graphics card based on Nvidia's GeForce 8800 GTS chip.
IBM has buried the hatchet in its patent spat with Amazon in exchange for a wodge of cash and a cross license agreement.
Merely missing lectures is no longer enough. From next year some students at the University of Essex will be able to graduate without ever getting out of their pyjamas - the university is offering the first complete online degree.
The United Nations has produced a comprehensive report into the future of biofuels which, despite being the result of much research and consultation with all 30 of its agencies, doesn't come to a conclusion about whether biofuels will be a good thing or not.
Hard-core gangland types locked up in a maximum security Irish prison appear to have enlisted an innocent budgie smuggled snuggled in a woman visitor's, er, internal bits.
eBay is close to buying recommendation website StumbleUpon.com.
Sun has made good on its promise to slap DRAM manufacturer Hynix with another price fixing lawsuit, which it made in April when a federal judge dismissed a joint complaint with Unisys.
The Green Party has called for a boycott of the UK's 2007 census pilot because it is being run by US weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin.
Six California men accused of breaking in to online bank accounts and funneling out the proceeds have been indicted for bank and wire fraud and money laundering. The 53-count indictment could carry a sentence of as much as 30 years in prison and a fine of $1m.
SAP AG is to acquire the American business intelligence software maker OutlookSoft Corporation for an undisclosed sum.
SummitRed Hat, it seems, is all about open source and closed answers.
Software 2007Motorola is champing at the bit to run with mobile media, but the stables must be shoveled out first.
Turning old business applications into shiny new mobile ones just got easier, according to Data2go, a UK software tools builder.
SummitBetween 9 a.m. and noon, Red Hat developed a new desktop operating system strategy.
A federal judge in Denver, Colorado last week upheld a temporary injunction against American sandwich chain Quiznos, thereby allowing the case to proceed to trial, the Denver Post has reported.
JavaOneOracle has played up its open source credentials with technologies to simplify Java development. It is also making ommunity donations to advance its middleware and tools for online services.
Supermicro bucked some of the doom and gloom surrounding the low-cost server market by turning in a solid third quarter.
Microsoft has bougth a four per cent stake in CareerBuilder, the US online job site, but it isn't saying how much, if anything, it is paying.
SummitRed Hat's CEO Matt Szulik bombed us into a state of confusion today with some curious statements around the server virtualization market.