Tag: billion

Inside Alcatel-Lucent's bid to keep its NBN contracts 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
Big guns brought in to lay out strategy to NBN Co.
Telecom NZ inflates network value by $1 billion 
By Juha Saarinen | May 3, 2011 | Comment Now 
No big deal, says financial analyst.
Novell sold for $2.2 billion 
By Tom Brewster | Nov 23, 2010 | Comment Now 
As Microsoft-led consortium sweeps up 882 Novell patents.
Novell acquired by Attachmate 
By Tom Brewster | Nov 23, 2010 | Comment Now 
Part of a $US2.2 billion deal.
HP to buy ArcSight for US$1.5 billion 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Sep 14, 2010 | Comment Now 
Bolsters presence in SIEM space.
Microsoft IE8 stops one billion malware attacks 
By Miya Knights | Jul 27, 2010 | Comment Now 
SmartScreen web spam filter reaches milestone.
Facebook takes top spot with over a third of internet visits 
By Iain Thomson | May 31, 2010 | Comment Now 
Latest Google data shows social networking domination.
US$51bn losses from software piracy contribute to malware 
By Angela Moscaritolo | May 14, 2010 | Comment Now 
Four out of ten software packages installed last year were pirated.
Apple logs more record sales numbers 
By Shaun Nichols | Oct 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
Company continues to defy hard times with solid sales.
Indian outsourcing market begins to pick up 
By V3.co.uk staff | Sep 5, 2009 | Comment Now 
Tata Consultancy Services announces recruitment drive.
Visa aims for mobile payments on four billion phones 
By Angelica Mari | Jul 2, 2009 | Comment Now 
E-commerce network to span the globe.
Scientists invent memory storage good for a billion years 
By Iain Thomson | May 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
Scientists are reporting successful tests of a new memory device that could allow terabytes of data to be stored without corruption for millions of years.
Sun builds world's biggest application store for Java 
By Iain Thomson | May 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
Sun chief executive has announced that Sun is to build an application store for Java and is aiming for a billion users.
Global mobile connections hit four billion 
By Sylvie Barak | Feb 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
The GSM Association (GSMA) has released figures from its Wireless Intelligence unit, claiming that the global number of connections on mobile phone networks has exceeded four ...
Online population tops one billion 
By Ian Williams | Jan 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
The global online population has topped one billion, not including children or mobile internet users, according to comScore.
Mobile web browsing on the up 
By David Neal | Dec 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
Mobile web browsing is increasing dramatically, according to the latest report from browser maker Opera.
Jobs shows up to report strong Apple earnings 
By Damon Poeter | Oct 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
Macs, iPods and especially iPhones grow revenues, profits for Apple as 'surprise guest' Steve Jobs makes cameo to talk up smartphone growth, weigh in on economic crisis.
IBM makes a billion here, a billion there 
By Sylvie Barak | Oct 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
IBM has defied analyst predictions, posting a 20 per cent increase in the third quarter profit over last year, despite poor hardware sales.
$3 billion pledged to wipe out malaria 
By Stewart Meagher | Sep 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated over US$168 million to wipe out malaria and other deadly diseases by 2015.
Global internet users reach 1.4 billion 
By Guy Dixon | Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
A quarter of the global population will regularly use the internet during 2008, according to IDC's Digital Marketplace Model and Forecast.
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