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Sun to take to the cloud

Sun Microsystems plans to detail on March 18 its grand entrance into the cloud computing space, Sun officials said Tuesday morning.

Written by Paul Krill04 Feb. 09 09:17

Seagate readies its first 2TB enterprise hard drive

Less than a week after Western Digital's 2TB Caviar Green WD20EASD hard drive hit stores in the US, Seagate launched its own rival hard drive family featuring a 2TB storage titan. The company's new Constellation series of enterprise drives will arrive in 2.5- and 3.5-inch varieties.

Written by David Murphy04 Feb. 09 05:51

The Open Group upgrades enterprise architecture

The Open Group, a technology consortium focused on interoperability and "boundary-less information flow," on Monday is launching version 9 of TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework), which provides a framework and method for enterprise architecture available to any organization.

Written by Paul Krill03 Feb. 09 09:07

Novell lays off 100 workers

Open-source vendor Novell on Saturday confirmed reports that it had a layoff on Friday, though it said the layoffs were small and amounted to less than 3% of its workforce.

Written by Eric Lai03 Feb. 09 08:27

Study: BI, programming skills in demand despite economy

Thirty-eight percent of U.S. companies are planning to trim IT staff this year, but certain skills remain hot, according to a new study by the IT staffing company Veritude.

Written by Chris Kanaracus03 Feb. 09 08:07

Job well done: Auditor gives DEEWR's IT system a pat on the back

Employment Assistant 3000, the IT system developed by the Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations, has been given a resounding thumbs up in a recent audit by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO).

Written by Emma McKinnon02 Feb. 09 15:58

Hospitals with better IT have fewer deaths, study shows

The level of technology deployed by hospitals to help doctors and nurses automate their work can mean the difference between life and death, according to a recently-reported study. The study, involving more than 167,000 patients in 41 hospitals across the US, also showed that better IT lowered costs.

Written by Lucas Mearian02 Feb. 09 08:32

Gartner picks eight mobile techs to watch

Mobile user interfaces and a new version of Bluetooth top Gartner Research's list of mobile technologies to watch in 2009 and 2010.

Written by Brad Reed02 Feb. 09 08:26

IBM mum on local job cuts

IBM has kept mum on whether the company's alleged 4200 staff lay-offs in the United States will hit Australia.

Written by Darren Pauli30 Jan. 09 15:41

Ex-prosecutor: Politician's plea for UFO hacker lacks facts

A former prosecutor says the Mayor of London was ignoring the facts this week when he publicly <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&amp;articleId=9126868"> threw his support </a> behind the man who has admitted hacking into <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&amp;searchTerms=U.S.+Armed+Forces"> U.S. military </a> computers in 2001.

Written by Sharon Gaudin30 Jan. 09 09:38

Strike one against White House transparency

New U.S. President Barack Obama promised during his campaign to post all nonemergency legislation on WhiteHouse.gov before signing it as a way to allow the public to review and comment on it.

Written by Grant Gross30 Jan. 09 08:47

Microsoft, Infosys focus on supply chain

Microsoft and IT services provider Infosys Technologies revealed on Thursday an alliance around improving supply chain visibility and collaboration.

Written by Paul Krill30 Jan. 09 08:19

Fannie Mae engineer indicted for planting server bomb

A former Unix engineer for the US Federal National Mortgage Association, better known as Fannie Mae, has been accused of planting malicious code on the corporation's network that was to "destroy and alter" all of the data on the company's servers this Saturday, court documents show.

Written by Gregg Keizer30 Jan. 09 08:12

Software flushes out the Eureka! moments

The Boston software company Invention Machine will have you believe their product can make the traditional "Eureka!" moment obsolete.

Written by Chris Kanaracus30 Jan. 09 07:18

Ex-employee accused of planting computer time bomb

A computer-engineering employee fired from troubled US mortgage giant Fannie Mae is accused of preparing a malware computer time bomb, which had it not been detected, might have destroyed millions of files, according to reports.

Written by Ellen Messmer30 Jan. 09 04:01

Tampa preps for Super Bowl with BI tools

Half a million football-crazed fans will jam Tampa, Florida, for this Sunday's Super Bowl showdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, but a small army of law enforcement officials will be tracking the situation through a system that combines BI (business intelligence) tools and a specialized software application called E Team.

Written by Chris Kanaracus30 Jan. 09 03:54

London mayor asks Obama to drop case against British hacker

In a column published Tuesday in London's Telegraph newspaper, the mayor of London called upon US President Barack Obama to call off the US effort to extradite and prosecute the British hacker who in 2001 broke into computer systems in the Department of Defense, NASA and the US Army.

Written by Sharon Gaudin29 Jan. 09 10:19

Union: IBM layoffs now 4200 -- may go higher

IBM's not-so-secret layoffs may have reached 4200 Tuesday, according to Alliance@IBM, which believes that thousands of other employees will be loosing their jobs as well before the cuts end.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau29 Jan. 09 09:31
  • Grappling with ERP: Are rising costs stifling innovation?

    Tech execs gathered at Lenovo-sponsored roundtable events in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne recently to discuss their ERP landscapes and how they are striking a balance between the time it takes to maintain these systems and the need to innovate with technology across the business.

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    Lenovo is innovating to lead in the PC+ Era. Already the world's leading PC company, Lenovo is also a leader in smartphones and tablets as it works to become one of the most respected technology companies in the world.