Service Providers Prioritise HGI’s Goals For 2011

8 December, 2010 – The Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) today announced that its Management Committee (MC) has completed a re-prioritisation of the work programme that will sharpen HGI’s focus on key nea

Web VNC App launches in the Chrome Webstore

Zürich, Wednesday 8th December 2010 – CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Web VNC application featured in Google's newly launched Chro

Arieso reveals hungriest users of mobile data

- Network-based analysis compares top smartphone use on mobile networks
- Appetite for data rockets as new devices drive subscriber demand for apps, services and mobile internet

First service pack beta for Visual Studio 2010 now downloadable

Microsoft is making available this week a first beta of its Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack (SP) 1 release.

On December 7, Microsoft opened the download to subscribers to its Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) service. The general public will be able to get the SP1 beta on December 9. The beta includes a “go live” license, meaning Microsoft endorses use of the SP1 beta in production environments...

IE9 and Privacy: Introducing Tracking Protection

Dean Hachamovitch: The feedback and conversation on IE9’s Platform Previews and Beta to date from many different communities has made the IE9 development process, and product, substantially better than previous releases. The discussions around hardware-accelerated HTML5 and same markup with the developer community, for example, have informed many changes to the product. Thank you for using it and providing feedback.

In general, we’ve focused this blog on engineering issues. In this post, still continuing our pattern of transparency, let’s look at the increasingly important topic of privacy online through the lens of a consumer concerned about being tracked on the web. Here is a brief summary (warning, what follows it is long) of what we intend to deliver in the release candidate of IE9...

What's Next at Microsoft?

Rachel Collier: Microsoft UK legend, Steve Clayton, can now be found in Redmond meeting incredible p

Analyst: Microsoft will soon reap benefits of enterprise Windows 7 adoption

Microsoft could see its earnings rise in future quarters thanks to a strong corporate PC refresh cycle, according to a new analyst report. Corporations are now increasingly allocating budgets for rolling out Windows 7, says Gleacher & Co. analyst Yun Kim.

"We believe Microsoft has been unfairly grouped into so-called PC tech bellwethers that are currently facing growth challenges in the post-PC area," Yun Kim, an analyst with Gleacher & Co., wrote today in a research note, "in which portable devices and new form factors are displacing traditional PCs."