Tag: consumers

Most consumers fail to renew anti-virus software 
By Dan Raywood | Nov 19, 2010 | Comment Now 
Too expensive or difficult.
US Defence: Consumers get cheaper IT than us 
By Liam Tung | Sep 16, 2010 | Comment Now 
Diseconomies of scale.
Optus extends traffic system to consumers 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 10, 2010 | Comment Now 
Measures road congestion using mobile phones.
Microsoft calls for greater cloud accountability 
By Wendy Grossman | Jun 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Chief privacy strategist wants customers to have a 'meaningful choice'.
Judge rules for Google in Rosetta Stone case 
By Dan Worth | May 1, 2010 | Comment Now 
Language firm vows to fight on.
IE boss calls for more honesty about privacy 
By Phil Muncaster | Oct 21, 2009 | Comment Now 
Firms profiting from consumers' lack of awareness.
Microsoft drops browserless Windows 7 
By Phil Muncaster | Aug 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
Redmond gives in to pressure.
Google PowerMeter tracks home juice use 
By Rosalie Marshall | Feb 11, 2009 | Comment Now 
Google wants consumers to have direct access to real-time electricity information, and has developed plans for a PowerMeter tool while setting forth its latest agenda for the ...
Storage-hungry consumers turn to online services 
By Ian Williams | Jan 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
The use of online storage services is set to explode as people store a growing amount of information from a huge variety of sources, according to Hitachi Data Systems (HDS).
Most consumers research online before they buy 
By Phil Muncaster | Dec 19, 2008 | Comment Now 
Two-thirds of online shoppers carry out internet-based research about retailers before making a purchase, yet only half of retailers actually monitor their own reputation, ...
Senator Conroy blasts telcos over complaint levels 
Nov 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
Communications minister Stephen Conroy has given telcos a blunt warning to either 'lift their game' in responding to customer complaints or face government intervention to make ...
Microsoft scraps OneCare security suite 
By Daniel Robinson | Nov 20, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is to replace Windows Live OneCare with a free security service from the second half of 2009.
iPhone sales hottest among low-income consumers 
By Iain Thomson | Nov 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
A survey by internet monitoring firm comScore has shown that the iPhone is proving most popular among low income earners in the U.S., despite its high price tag.
Education makes consumers fear nanotech 
By Robert Jaques | Jul 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
The more information consumers are given about nanotechnology and other emerging sciences the more "worried and cautious" they become, new research reveals.
WiMax 'more appealing' to consumers 
By Robert Jaques | Jun 13, 2008 | Comment Now 
Experts predict that WiMax wireless broadband services are likely to be shunned by businesses but taken up by consumers..
Report: Consumers to pay 15 percent more for Telstra built network  
By Mitchell Bingemann | Jun 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Australian consumers will have to pay 15 percent more for broadband access if Telstra is successful in its bid to build the Federal Government's $4.7 billion funded national ...
Consumers plug-in to network storage 
By Robert Jaques | Apr 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
Spiralling storage demands imposed by downloading digital video and music are pushing consumers to network storage technology, market watchers reported today..
Survey: two-thirds of US adult web users now shop online; most concerned about data privacy 
By Jim Carr | Jan 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
Nearly two-thirds of US adult internet users now shop online, but most of them are very concerned about privacy and security when making online purchases, according to an ...
Consumers demand free online content 
Nov 28, 2007 | Comment Now 
Users are demanding more rich media as they access increasing amounts of digital content on a range of devices, but research shows that they are still reluctant to pay for the ...
European consumers split on data privacy issues 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Oct 15, 2007 | Comment Now 
A gap has emerged between the views of consumers in the UK and continental Europe on data privacy and dependable IT, a new report suggests.
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