First Impressions: BlackBerry Style 9670
Research In Motion's latest BlackBerry smartphone takes a cue from the feature phone with its flip form factor. Does this non-traditional smartphone still pack a punch?
Opera Debuts Native Symbian Browser
Opera Software made a new version of Opera Mini available to the Symbian platform. Opera Mini 5.1 is significant because it is a native -- and not a Java -- application.
Now Can We Put the Cloud to Work?
Gartner has released its 2010 Hype Cycle Report, identifying those technologies it thinks have reached the "Peak of Inflated Expectations" as well as those languishing in the "Trough of Disillusionment." Cloud computing hype seems to have peaked, and that's a good thing.
Barnes & Noble Introduces Color Nook
The Apple iPad faces a challenge from the bookseller's color touch screen e-reader as a platform for books and periodicals, an industry analyst says.
New York As IT Center Of The World
The Big Apple's new licensing agreement with Microsoft is just one part of an ambitious IT strategy that includes data center consolidation and central management of policies and services.
Amazon Kindle Sets Sales Record
On the eve of a "major announcement" from rival Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com said it has sold more e-readers this quarter than ever before.
Takai Named CIO Of Defense Department
Only weeks after having the DOD nomination withdrawn, Takai resigns from her position as the state of California's top IT executive to go to the Pentagon.
Sony Terminates Walkman
The iconic cassette player will soon disappear from Japanese store shelves, marking the end of the one-time dominant music player.
Nvidia Unveils 3D Software For HDTV
3DTV Play software allows notebook and desktop users to play games, view photos and watch Blu-ray movies on big screens in three dimensions.
HP Introduces Slate 500 Tablet
Apple's iPad is less expensive than the $799 Windows 7 tablet with an 8.9-inch display, 2 cameras and Intel Atom processor.
Top 5 Tech Trends For 2011
Big ideas heard at the InformationWeek 500 conference include a renewed focus on innovation, the importance of data visualization, and the ongoing agony of maintenance fees.
Interop: Hybrid Clouds Will Rule
Public clouds and private clouds each offer distinct advantages, which is why businesses are likely to embrace both for the foreseeable future.
EA Acquires Mobile Game Developer Chillingo
"Angry Birds" for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is Chillingo's best known game; the company's titles also include "Cut the Rope," "Helsing's Fire," and "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs."