Microsoft in 2009: It was all about Windows
Mary Jo Foley: On my blog, there is little question what you wanted to read about: Windows. There were a few other hot buttons. But overall, it was Windows, Windows, Windows
Oracle buys Sun; Regulatory soap opera ensues
Larry Dignan: Among all the top stories on Between the Lines in 2009—Windows 7, Google Chrome and Apple’s iPhone and the AT&T reputation hit—Oracle’s purchase of Sun Microsystems gets my pick for the top tech development in 2009.
So long decade and perhaps good riddance
AT&T blunders by defending its wireless coverage
Sam Diaz: The one 2009 story that stuck with me most, largely because it continues to take twists and turns, was the public relations beating that I’ve been giving to AT&T over its wireless service.
Five Microsoft and Google battlegrounds in 2009
Garett Rogers: The tension between these two software giants got a bit thicker this year, and it’s certain that it will again in 2010. Here’s a look at who is winning on each front in 2009.
Steve Jobs was our story of the year for 2009
Dana Blankenhorn: The Jobs story pressed a whole lot of ethical buttons. What is the obligation of a company to disclose material threats to the life of its CEO? And what of a rich man cutting the queue and getting a liver just in time to save his life?
The best (and worst) of Tech Broiler 2009
Jason Perlow: I’d have to rate 2009 fairly high on the annis horriblis scale, for most of everyone I know as well as the rest of the world. But for Year Two of Tech Broiler, I’d have to say it was a pretty good one.
ZDNet’s The Toybox: Top 15 posts of 2009
Andrew Nusca: It’s been a heck of a year on The Toybox, ZDNet’s go-to blog for all things gadget. We’ve posted more than 1,000 stories about gadgets in 2009. So here’s a list of The Toybox’s Top 15 posts of 2009
Top 20 posts of the year from the Apple Core
Jason D. O’Grady: As 2009 winds down to a close I wanted to take a look back at the 20 most popular posts here on The Apple Core over the past year.
Top 20 posts of the year – Nos. 11-20
The battle for your email in 2009
Phil Wainewright: In 2009, the main battle had Google and Microsoft going head-to-head. But the real carnage has been among the second-tier groupware vendors,
Fifteen significant social media & security events of 2009
Jennifer Leggio: New vulnerabilities targeted social network soft spots, while the social engineering of less-than-savvy Internet users reached new heights. The experts say that it won’t get any better next year, either.
The best and worst Ed Tech of the decade
Christopher Dawson: Guess what? One single device wins this award in my book. It wins for both best and worst simultaneously. What is it? It’s the OLPC XO.
2009: It’s been all about the iGeneration
Zack Whittaker: Suffice to say, it’s been a mixed year for technology, the industry and the people who use it. Let’s have a look at what’s been popular and what simply hasn’t.
ZDNet’s Enterprise Web 2.0: The top 10 posts of 2009
Dion Hinchcliffe: 2009 was full of notable developments that will have a lasting impact to way we using technology in business. Here are the stories that you read the most.
Open source browsers put pressure on IE in 2009
Paula Rooney: Even as its proprietary browser market share is dropping hard, execs agreed to offer support for competitive browsers with its Windows operating system in exchange for an end to its legal nightmares in Europe.
Top 10 posts of 2009 focused primarily on ebook readers
Matthew Miller: In my top 10 most popular posts written in 2009, five of ten were on the subject of ebook readers, two were on MP3 players, and the others on various topics.
Worldwide cost of IT failure: $6.2 trillion
Michael Krigsman: Most IT professionals know that project failure is a common and serious problem in organizations of all kinds. New research attempts to quantify the extent of IT failure in the worldwide economy.
Open source still lacked love for Windows in 2009
Dana Blankenhorn: Whenever I feel a need for traffic, and talkbacks, I just write something with Microsoft or Windows in the title and y’all come running.
Most read posts of 2009
Dan Kusnetzky: I would have expected that posts examining technology, announcements, suppliers’ go to market strategies or consideration of major trends would lead the pack. That’s not what happened. The leading posts were largely off topic rants, complaints, moans and the like!
Top 10 SOA posts for 2009
Joe McKendrick: If there’s any way to describe the year just past, it was a battle for the soul of service-oriented architecture.
Cars, crooks, money and hackers – 2009 was a rich year indeed
Harry Fuller: Looking back on some of the bigger stories of 2009, I found several topics that ran through blog after blog. Cars and motorcycles are a relevant topic when considering personal energy use.
Year in Review: 10 most popular camera and camcorder posts of 2009
Rachel King: A lot has gone on and been covered in the digital camera and camcorder world in the last 12 months. From product releases to reviews to photography tips, here are my 10 most popular posts of the year, according to you.
Year in Review: DSLRs and compact megazooms popular in 2009
Janice Chen: As 2009 draws to a close, it’s time once again to take a moment and reflect over the year’s highlights. Here are my most popular posts of the year.
Creme de la GreenTech: My 10 most-read green IT posts this year
Heather Clancy: I was gratified and humbled to see that a fair number of you think I actually write about useful things. And my top posts of the year were actually a mix of the above topics PLUS a perennial green topic: the paperless office.
Enterprise 2.0: The 2009 year in review
Dion Hinchcliffe: 2009 was an exciting year across the board for all things Web 2.0 in the enterprise and related topics. I often find that it’s when we take time to look back at the big picture that we get the best sense for what’s actually happening in the marketplace today.
The year in review in Software & Services
Brian Sommer: 2009 had some interesting twists to it as far as the software and services industries go. Here are the top-5 services stories and the top-5 software trends.
The decade in tech: Top 5 stories of the ’00s
Larry Dignan: From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it’s been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper and I talk about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.
Top posts, devices, and smartphone awards for 2009
Matthew Miller: I wanted to put together another one of my reference posts that looks at the devices I have reviewed over the past year, along with some fun awards for the devices I had the chance to try out.