The Ticker - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


The Ticker

Technology and business news briefs.

Google launched free Wi-Fi service in its hometown of Mountain View, Calif., and says it has no intention of building a nationwide Wi-Fi network. ...

A federal judge ruled that the National Security Agency's program of wiretapping Americans without a warrant is unconstitutional and ordered an immediate halt to the program. ...

More bad news from CA: The software company says it will cut 1,700 jobs, or 10.5% of its workforce, and reports that first-quarter net income fell 64%. ...

Cashing in on her 15 minutes of fame, Dianah Neff quit as CIO of Philadelphia, where she led the fight for a municipal Wi-Fi network, to become a consultant advising cities on technologies like (you guessed it) Wi-Fi. ...

The U.S. Commerce Department renewed its contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, so ICANN will manage Web domain names for another five years. ...

Bidding for wireless spectrum in the FCC's auction passed the $10 billion mark last week, with cellular companies such as T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless in the lead. ...

Sony is dropping out of the desktop monitor market in the face of stiff price competition, say resellers briefed on the move.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  3/25/2020
Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  3/23/2020
How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  3/24/2020
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Current Issue
IT Careers: Tech Drives Constant Change
Advances in information technology and management concepts mean that IT professionals must update their skill sets, even their career goals on an almost yearly basis. In this IT Trend Report, experts share advice on how IT pros can keep up with this every-changing job market. Read it today!
Flash Poll