Nancy WeilManagine editor, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

Microsoft, Intel, Google Legal News Prevails

It was a week where competition regulators danced with IT industry behemoths: the U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, while...

Facebook Tweaks, Intel Chip Delay and Leak

Facebook's new privacy policy was rolled out this week and although we have known for months that it was coming it grabbed a lot of headline attention just the...

10 Predictions for 2010

No doubt, a leading IT story in 2010 will be the role that sector will play in the expected economic recovery, as well as how IT markets themselves recover. OK...

Top Quotes of the Year

As the year draws to a close, we thought about the memorable quotes related to IT and offer, in no particular order, 15 that stuck with us.

Google Public DNS, Cisco Gets Tandberg

Google is getting into the DNS resolution business with a new service out in an experimental version, while Microsoft also is experimenting with a maps service...

Retail Mania, IE Woes, EU Charges

Although this is a normally slow tech news week, some real news occurred, what with the ongoing IE exploit and the larger world not sidetracked by holidays.

Chrome Shines, Gore Opines, Staffs Decline

Google's Chrome OS captured a lot of headlines and hype this week after the company invited the media in to have a look-see, setting off a whole lot of opinions...

AMD and Intel Patch Things Up, HP Buys 3Com

We had a blockbuster deal this week, with Hewlett-Packard saying it plans to buy 3Com, and a blockbuster settlement, with Advanced Micro Devices and Intel ending...

Intel Antitrust, 'Net Bug, Coding Error

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed federal antitrust charges against Intel this week, with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission expected to follow suit...

Droid and Android, ICANN Votes, Win 7 Residue

The world got another smartphone this week with Motorola's Droid, available from Verizon. Google rolled out Android 2.0 as well. The Internet Corporation for...

Sidekick Data Loss, Cisco Buying Spree

There was a little bit of everything this week -- Sidekick users got a nasty surprise, Cisco made another acquisition, Oracle had its big user conference while...

Microsoft and EU Settle, Phishing Scams, Busts

Week's News Roundup: Capping our list of top IT news stories this week, Microsoft and the European Commission reached accord on the ongoing antitrust case against the company.

DOJ on Google, PC Demand Takes off

The big news of the week is still to come at this writing, with the U.S. Department of Justice expected to weigh in on the Google book-search deal. We were...

Jobs Appears, Moto's Cliq, Microsoft Opens up

This is just a guess, but with a lot of the world easing out of its summertime state of mind and everybody who is sidetracked playing "The Beatles: RockBand,"...

Snow Leopard Debuts, FBI Investigates Laptops

Week in Review: This is traditionally a slow news week in IT, and this year did not break with that tradition.