IT

Are we there yet? Dell and HP resellers tired of waiting for the next corporate PC refresh cycle can look forward to it starting in 2010 and continuing through the next three years, according to a report from Bernstein Research. Just when you thought PC sales...

We expect government to protect certain virtues as it regulates business: safe products and workplaces, a clean environment, and fair competition. Giving "innovation" similar protection -- with its own agency, like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- is a notion I dismissed out of hand...

A senior senator yesterday demanded a federal probe of alleged anti-competitive practices in the wireless industry, escalating recent congressional concern that too much power is concentrating in the hands of a few carriers. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, sent...

A Boston company wants to build a data center in the Menomonee Valley that developers say will use less energy, offer lower costs and help spur area economic growth. Source IT Energy LLC has been negotiating with land owners on two sides of We Energies' Menomonee...

Sharendipity LLC, a Madison start-up that wants to become an online meeting place for kids who want to create their own games, companies that want to make graphics for their Web sites and programmers who want to sell their services or develop software. "Other game-making platforms...

The bad news: first-quarter spending on computing technology was worse than forecast. The good news: growth could resume earlier, according to a report Forrester Research released Tuesday. The analyst firm reduced its forecast for 2009 information technology spending from a 3 percent decline to a 10.6...

Large and medium-size businesses are increasingly planning to invest in IT products and staff as confidence among IT decision makers begins returning to the corporate sector. However, earlier signs of IT investment among small businesses have slipped. In the government sector, federal government IT decision makers...