Reported data breaches increased sharply in the first six months of 2008, jumping 69 percent compared to the same period last year, according to a study by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).
Microsoft is really serious about this Monday, June 30, being the end date for selling Windows XP licenses with new computers -- so serious that Senior Vice President Bill Veghte wrote a letter clarifying some the details.
The results of an online test conducted by U.K. anti-virus firm Sophos found that more often than not, PC users don't install Microsoft's monthly patches.
The subprime meltdown that has roiled the financial markets since last fall will negatively impact the amount large investment houses, banks and brokerages will spend on IT overall -- and on software development projects in particular -- in the coming years.
Customers of Bloomberg LP's real-time market data who have long been receiving feeds on their BlackBerrys can now receive them on their Windows Mobile-based devices, thanks to a recently completed development effort.
Paul Preiss champions the role of software architects.
For over a year now, IBM Corp. has made "greening" a centerpiece of its marketing efforts, kicking off a $1 billion green IT investment last spring called "Project Big Green," touting mainframe-centric greening initiatives and, just recently, trumpeting a new "green" approach to software.
Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."
A National Nuclear Security Administration supercomputer reaches an operational rate of 1 petaflop, making it the world's fastest computer.
During his keynote address at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) Monday, CEO Steve Jobs debuted the company's new iPhone 3G, an update to the popular mobile phone and computing device set for delivery July 11. Developers also took the stage during the keynote to show off new technologies arriving for the platform.
In a bid to modernize the embedded version of its Windows software, Microsoft this week has released the community technology preview (CTP) of a newly revamped version set to ship by year's end.
There's a growing ecosystem of tools to connect existing Java-based apps to those based on Microsoft's .NET environment.
The European Commission (EC) this week announced plans to encourage its member governments, industry, Internet service providers and the public to adopt IPv6 networking in the next few years.
Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks.
Microsoft's announcement that it will release SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3) this summer raises the question: What's the status of SQL Server 2008?
IT auditors examine accounts just like their financial auditing counterparts. Instead of trial balances, they look at system user accounts to determine who signed on when and who did what. But what about who's logging into what account and when? More important, do these people even work here anymore?
As reported last week, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), a group that advises the British government on education technology issues, referred a complaint to the European Commission about the impact of Microsoft's interoperability issues in education.
Microsoft and One Laptop per Child announced an agreement Thursday to put Windows XP Professional on OLPC XO laptops in emerging markets along with Linux.
Security software vendor PC Tools on Friday fired the latest salvo in the argument over whether Windows Vista is as secure as Microsoft says it is.
Microsoft on Tuesday released Service Pack 1 for Office 2008 for Mac, the first major update to what the company called its most successful Mac Office launch in 19 years (in terms of sales volume).