Mobile Apps See Rising Demand
Games, social networking, maps are top software categories for users of iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry devices, finds Nielsen.
Google Instant Makes Search Psychic
The company's accelerated search service represents a 'quantum leap' in search, according to VP of search products and user experience Marissa Mayer.
A Bolder, Brassier VMware Emerges From The Cloud
Around the breakfast table at VMworld, attendees from places like Calgary, Little Rock and Charleston, S.C., remarked on how Ubuntu, Microsoft and Red Hat were barely visible at the show this year. Microsoft had a little booth I never succeeded in spotting; Red Hat had a 10-by-10 on the perimeter. It all suddenly seemed so obvious.
HP Wins 3PAR Bidding War At $33
Dell submitted a renewed offer that included a sweetened termination bid approaching $100 million, but 3PAR declined to accept it, clearing the way for HP to acquire the storage company for more than $2.3 billion.
Web 2.0 Expo: The Power of Platforms
In 2009, Google said the Web had won; in 2010, it's clear that the Web is only one platform among many. Web 2.0 Expo New York will take place September 27 through 30 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers.
Sony Refreshes Electronic Readers, Hikes Prices
Amazon's Kindle, Border's Kobo and Barnes & Noble's Nook are competing fiercely on price, but Sony is touting more responsive touch-screens and higher quality digital paper displays that warrant higher costs.
Google Releases SketchUp 8
The latest version of Google's modeling software offers improved tools to amateur and professional 3D artists alike.