Google Wave is a groundbreaking real-time collaborative tool that has the potential to be an ideal way for members of a group to work with one another. But it's not clear how useful it will be in the real world. It's the kind of tool that you want to use, but one that you may not be able to figure out how to fit into your work life.
Stories by Preston Gralla
The just-released Technical Preview of Office Web Apps is a still-incomplete piece of work that points the way towards Microsoft's vision of integrating Web-based and client-based versions of Microsoft Office.
It's the best of times if you're a lover of operating systems, with the nearly simultaneous release of Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" (available right now) and Microsoft's Windows 7 (available Oct. 22). This leads to the inevitable debate: Which is the better operating system, Windows 7 or Snow Leopard?
The just-released beta of Symantec's Norton Internet Security 2010 is more notable for what's under the hood than what you actually see.
The Mozilla Firefox 3.5 web browser is a winner, offering significantly faster web browsing, better tab handling, a host of interface tweaks and, like just about every other browser on the planet, a "porn mode".
With the impending retirement of Bill Gates from Microsoft comes an obvious question: How will history view him? As a founder of the world's most influential software vendor and one of the biggest creators of wealth ever? Or as a monopolist and digital robber baron?
When Intria-HP of Toronto - a joint outsourcing venture between Hewlett-Packard and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce - was formed, its executives had a daunting task ahead of them: transform an IT department that had been a cost centre into a revenue centre selling IT services to banks.
Five new technologies clamour for your attention. Some aren't soup yet, but we think you should investigate them anyway.