Retired IBM executive Bill Lowe, who organized the program to develop the IBM PC in the early 1980s, which gave rise to an immense global industry, died Oct. 19 at age 72.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Oracle can learn important lessons from its namesake sailing team’s epic come-from-behind America’s Cup victory as it migrates to cloud-based IT services.
NEWS ANALYSIS: All the promoters of sleep-inducing IT vendor conferences could learn from the format of the recent volunteer-organized TEDx conference in Cambridge, Mass.
NEWS ANALYSIS: VMware Used its annual VMworld conference to get its messaging straight about using its products to build a private to public cloud strategy.
NEWS ANALYSIS: News of Steve Ballmer’s retirement has fired up talk about more than potential successors. There are renewed calls to break up Microsoft.
One source is responsible for more than one-third of the apps in BlackBerry World. Users are already aware of the problem.
After a decade of mostly ignoring Linux, yet another really interesting Adobe-sponsored open-source Web development tool is coming to Linux.
By at least one measure, the widely deployed Apache HTTP Web Server now is used by slightly less than 50 percent of all Websites on the Internet. Why is Apache declining, and does it really matter?
NEWS ANALYSIS: Measuring customer sentiment can mean more than trying to predict spending these days when enterprises are moving to cloud services and supporting more mobile devices.
Cell phones that can detect movement through solid walls and WiFi networks that run 10 times faster than current speeds are possible, said an MIT researcher.
Fox's CIO outlines his company's ongoing journey to a hybrid private-public cloud infrastructure.
Most of the upgrades Microsoft unveiled at Tech Ed are worth looking at, but the one that seems to offer the most bang for the buck is SQL Server 2014.
As the Apple trial gets under way, the idea of readers being robbed of the opportunity of devastatingly cheap books provides food for thought.
At TechEd in New Orleans, Microsoft showed it is aligning the company's previously on-premise development tools and systems to the Azure model.
SAP should keep in mind that gaining an initial head start doesn't mean it will succeed in getting its HANA enterprise data architecture firmly entrenched before competitors catch up.