Guy Dixon

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Ex-Microsoft manager jailed for US$1M fraud

Ex-Microsoft manager jailed for US$1M fraud

An ex-Microsoft programme manager who pleaded guilty in January to embezzling around US$1m has been sentenced to 22 months in jail for defrauding her employer.

Guy Dixon Jan 1 2009, 2:13PM Finance
Cost biggest barrier to green IT

Cost biggest barrier to green IT

IT decision makers worried about budgets.
Guy Dixon Aug 4 2008, 9:51AM Hardware
Netbook sales to soar in 2008

Netbook sales to soar in 2008

Analysts predict big things for little laptops.
Guy Dixon Aug 1 2008, 9:43AM Hardware
Yahoo deal is off, says Microsoft

Yahoo deal is off, says Microsoft

But Ballmer hints that firms may talk again.
Guy Dixon Jul 28 2008, 9:48AM Strategy
Global Internet users reach 1.4 billion

Global Internet users reach 1.4 billion

A quarter of the global population will regularly use the internet during 2008, according to IDC's Digital Marketplace Model and Forecast.

Guy Dixon Jul 22 2008, 2:07PM Mobility
Gartner advises caution on WiMax

Gartner advises caution on WiMax

WiMax is a "niche technology" best suited for emerging markets that have yet to build a broadband infrastructure, according to industry analysts.
Guy Dixon Jul 22 2008, 9:35AM Mobility
Microsoft logs record US$60.4bn revenues

Microsoft logs record US$60.4bn revenues

But online services business falters.
Guy Dixon Jul 21 2008, 9:32AM Finance
Ruiz steps down as AMD chief exec

Ruiz steps down as AMD chief exec

Chip maker in the red for seventh quarter in a row.
Guy Dixon Jul 21 2008, 9:31AM Hardware
Sun shines on green teleworking

Sun shines on green teleworking

Home workers use half the power of their office-bound colleagues.
Guy Dixon Jul 7 2008, 8:39AM Software
All-in-one Eee Monitor PC on the cards

All-in-one Eee Monitor PC on the cards

Asus is fleshing out its rapidly expanding Eee brand with an all-in-one Eee Monitor desktop PC..
Guy Dixon Jul 5 2008, 11:16AM Hardware
Microsoft confirms Windows 7 release date

Microsoft confirms Windows 7 release date

Microsoft has given its clearest indication yet that Windows 7 will be with us sooner rather than later.
Guy Dixon Jun 30 2008, 8:24AM Software
Microsoft snaps up MobiComp

Microsoft snaps up MobiComp

Microsoft has unveiled plans to acquire mobile data company MobiComp in a bid to flesh out the services available on Windows Mobile and Windows Live..
Guy Dixon Jun 27 2008, 8:06AM Mobility
Storage power costs spiral out of control

Storage power costs spiral out of control

Worldwide spending on powering and cooling spinning disks used in external enterprise storage topped US$1bn in 2007, according to IDC..
Guy Dixon Jun 26 2008, 8:14AM Data centre
IT professionals admit to snooping

IT professionals admit to snooping

One in three abuse administrative passwords.
Guy Dixon Jun 23 2008, 8:24AM Security
Organisations in the dark about unified comms

Organisations in the dark about unified comms

Companies are still wary of unified communications, says analyst firm Forrester.
Guy Dixon Jun 19 2008, 8:35AM Collaboration
Microsoft preps 'critical' software fixes

Microsoft preps 'critical' software fixes

Microsoft is to issue seven security patches in this month's Patch Tuesday, including 'critical' fixes for DirectX, Internet Explorer and Bluetooth wireless software for Windows.

Guy Dixon Jun 7 2008, 3:34PM Software
Dell confirms cut-price 'netbook' plans

Dell confirms cut-price 'netbook' plans

Dell has thrown down the 'netbook' gauntlet to Asus, MSI and HP after confirming plans for a cut-price mini-notebook on the company's blog..
Guy Dixon Jun 1 2008, 10:34PM Hardware
Asus laptops to offer 'instant-on' Linux

Asus laptops to offer 'instant-on' Linux

An 'instant-on' version of Linux from US-based firm DeviceVM will soon appear on Asus laptops alongside Windows Vista..
Guy Dixon Jun 1 2008, 10:33PM Hardware
Organisations ignoring data centre waste

Organisations ignoring data centre waste

Organisations are unable or unwilling to implement green initiatives in their data centres, according to a recent survey by the Aperture Research Institute..
Guy Dixon May 30 2008, 8:11AM Collaboration
Google exposes search algorithm secrets

Google exposes search algorithm secrets

Search firm pledges 'a bit more' openness.
Guy Dixon May 27 2008, 6:00AM Collaboration

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