Operating systems software

  • February 21, 2006 21 Feb'06

    Microsoft teams up with Vodafone to launch push e-mail

    Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer used his keynote address at last week's 3GSM World Congress to unveil Microsoft's new push e-mail service, Direct Push, which is set to challenge Research in Motion's established Blackberry push e-mail system.

  • February 20, 2006 20 Feb'06

    Gartner’s Google desktop warning

    The file-sharing functions of Google’s desktop search software present an “unacceptable security risk”, IT analyst firm Gartner has warned.

  • February 15, 2006 15 Feb'06

    Search becoming bigger than email

    The mass of digital data will grow another 20 exabytes (20 billion gigabytes) this year says market analyst Deloitte.

  • February 13, 2006 13 Feb'06

    Microsoft to launch push mobile e-mail system

    Microsoft will use this week’s 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona to launch its “push” mobile e-mail service, which allows users to get their e-mail on the move without having to dial-up.