Stories by Computerworld Staff

How Williams Formula One uses 3D printing for race cars

Formula One racing breeds a pace of innovation as speedy as the compact race cars which zoom around the track. With margins of mere seconds separating each ranking, slimming down the slivers of time between a win and a loss is imperative for each team.

Why is robot autonomy so difficult?

Roboticists at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals discuss with Computerworld the difficulties of creating fully autonomous robots that can handle tasks without human intervention. Many of the robots at last week's finals were semi-autonomous or relied on human operators.

Tip of the Hat: Decoding the Net neutrality decision

Despite widespread criticism of this week's court ruling that the FCC can't keep broadband and mobile service providers from selectively blocking or slowing Web traffic and apps, the effects aren't obvious to most consumers.

In pictures: Gen-i opens new Christchurch data centre

Gen-i this week opened its new $10.5 million data centre, based a Perimeter Road site within the Christchurch International Airport campus. The new data centre was launched by Amy Adams, Minister for Communications and Information Technology.

Computerworld to remain in New Zealand

Technology titles Computerworld, Reseller News and PC World will continue to operate in the New Zealand market once returned to licence owner IDG next month.

Computerworld to leave Fairfax stable

Fairfax Magazines will resign the licences, owned by IDG, to publish Computerworld,and sister publications Reseller News and PC World early next month.

Gen-i sells consulting arm

Gen-i has agreed to sell Davanti Consulting to Davanti principal consultants Justin Hamilton, Matt Farrar and Robert Carter through a management buyout.

Vodafone launches rural 4G trial

Vodafone has announced its first rural trial of 4G technology in the Lake Brunner area of the South Island's West Coast.  The trial will run until the end of July using 700 MHz technology. 

Video: Boston Marathon explosion

A fixed camera at IDG's Boston offices captured the moment two explosions rocked the finish line of today's Boston Marathon. The camera shakes slightly and then smoke envelopes the view.