Monday, March 8, 2021

Stuart J. Johnston

Stewart J. Johnston is a Datamation contributor.

Commercial Kinect for Windows SDK Due Early Next Year

A year after Microsoft launched its Kinect 3D game controller for Xbox 360  -- and less than five months after it began beta testing a software developers...

Citrix Revenues Up 20 Percent for Q3

Virtualization and cloud systems purveyor Citrix Systems posted revenues of $565 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 on Thursday, a jump of 20 percent from...

Palmisano Resigns, IBM Appoints Virginia Rometty

IBM's long-time chief said Tuesday he is giving up day-to-day management of the computer giant and consultancy after nearly 10 years at the helm. The company's board,...

Nokia May Miss U.S. Holidays with Windows Phone

If Microsoft has been looking to its new partner Nokia to save its bacon in the Windows Phone market -- such as it is -- this holiday...

Microsoft (Yawn) Breaks Revenue Record Again

Microsoft kicked off its first quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended Sept. 30, by once again breaking previous revenue records. For the quarter, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) posted revenues...

Tech Revolution Driving IT Spending: Gartner

Global spending on enterprise IT is predicted to reach $2.7 trillion in calendar year 2012, a 3.9 percent increase from $2.6 trillion in the current calendar year,...

IBM Rolls Out 55 Infrastructure Products

IBM kicked the day off with a bang Wednesday when it announced 55 new and expanded products for data center infrastructure, with products in the areas of...

IBM Turns in a Predictable Third Quarter

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Monday reported revenues of $26.2 billion for its third fiscal quarter of 2011 -- adjusting for currency exchange rates, a gain of three percent...

Google Sales and Earnings Break New Records

Search giant Google broke revenue and earnings records in the third quarter of 2011, following up on last quarter's records -- and it's little surprise that Wall...

Gartner: Platform-as-a-Service Taking Off

Use of online services to let customers build applications without investing in all the hardware and software necessary to build it in their own data centers is...

The App Store Goes Corporate: Smartphone as Business Tool

Call it yet another example of the consumerization of IT: the smartphone is now a leading tool of enterprise productivity. Once upon a time, app stores were...

Steve Jobs, Tech Visionary, Dies at 56

Apple announced on Wednesday afternoon that co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. "Apple has lost a visionary and a creative genius, and the world has lost...

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