Latest

UK ‘most open in Europe’ to biometric testing
News
19 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

UK consumers are much happier to use biometric tech than their European neighbours.

Toshiba touts lower power 500GB 2.5in drive
Toshiba 500GB HDD
News
19 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Aims to offer large capacity in 'greener' package with more efficient hard disk design.

Photos: HP gets touchly-feely with laptop
TouchSmart TX2 front
News
19 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Touch sensitive technology continues to be the all the rage as HP releases the tablet style TX2 notebook with touch-sensitive technology.

GSMA calls for mobile payment handsets
News
19 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Mobile industry association wants manufacturers to embed NFC tech into their handsets starting next year.

Mobile networks hit by battery-hungry phones
Camera phones
News
19 Nov, 2008
Guy Kewney

Comment: With a new start-up Scalado suggesting that your mobile phone could be serious replacement for your serious camera, will the mobile operators be so keen?

HP beats gloom with earnings jump
HP
News
19 Nov, 2008
Tiffany Wu Reuters

Market share gain and strong results help lift HP after job losses.

IBM eyes up Transitive buy
Virtualisation
News
19 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

More diversification at Big Blue as it prepares to snap-up virtualisation technology vendor Transitive.

CA World: Skills gap as OAP mainframe staff leave
News
19 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

The mainframe is dead. Long live the mainframe!

Lexmark X560n
Reviews
18 Nov, 2008
Simon Williams

This well featured multifunction printer is designed to be the office workhorse. Does it meet with Simon Williams' approval? Read on to find out.

4
Veeam unveils Configurator update for VMware ESX
Configurator 2.0
News
18 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

New config management tool aims to plug the gaps in VMware’s own tools for ESX Server.

Criminals hit back with DDoS attack on anti-fraud site
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

An anti-money laundering website is being hit by botnet computers in what looks to be a targeted worldwide attack.

Virus shuts down systems at three London hospitals
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Engineers still in the process of fixing virus affected computer systems which have forced activities to be scaled back.

AVG mistakes Adobe file for malware
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

AVG barely makes its apologies for a previous mistake when news comes that another file is mistaken for malware.

Is TalkTalk vulnerable to takeover?
TalkTalk advertised in a Carphone Warehouse retail store
In-depth
18 Nov, 2008
Simon Brew

The telephony and broadband division of Carphone Warehouse is set to be sold. Why is Carphone selling and who is likely to be interested…

NEC and nVidia team on supercomputing
NEC logo
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

NEC uses Nvidia chips to upgrade Tokyo based supercomputer.

Google Voice Search for iPhone arrives
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Star Trek-like interaction with your iPhone now possible as delayed app finally puts in an appearance.

Roadrunner still world’s top supercomputer
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The Roadrunner supercomputer just escapes the claws of the Jaguar this time, but IBM could lose its number one spot soon.

Symantec’s chief exec retires
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

John Thompson will be replaced by current chief operating officer Enrique Salem in April.

BT denies fibre broadband delay
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The looming recession will not prevent BT from investing £1.5 billion into super-fast broadband.

Amazon connects cloud services
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Amazon Web Services launches CloudFront as Capgemini announces Oracle ERP and Microsoft SharePoint over the cloud.

Cambridge dons new wireless network
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The world famous university is deploying new network infrastructure to provide wireless and hotspot access, as well as voice applications in future.

ThinkGrid launches ‘on-demand’ services
SaaS
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

UK company looks to make enterprise-class services affordable for smaller companies.

CA World: CA unifies service desk
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

CA is claiming to have evolved service desk management by offering more integrated features in one product alongside new time-to-value tools.

CA World: Practical innovation key to survival
News
18 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

Decision-making carries even more weight when the economic pressure is on.

CA World: CA updates security management
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The software vendor focuses on federation, SOA and web business enablement with new solutions.

Cyber criminals can make £14,500 per person
News
17 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

The people at the highest risk of identity theft are those who shop or bank online, says Get Safe Online report.

UBS 3.0 specs released
News
17 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The next generation of USB ports will be 10 times the speed USB 2.0 to keep up with new gadgets.

Flash support coming to Windows Mobile
News
17 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Next version of Internet Explorer for Windows Mobile 6.1 will offer Adobe Flash Lite support ‘out-of-the-box’.

Asus claims world’s fastest smartphone
News
17 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The PC-maker is targeting business users with the P656 smartphone, claiming it as the world’s fastest Windows Mobile PDA.

Obama to lose his BlackBerry?
News
17 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

Transparency rules may force the US president-elect to leave his BlackBerry and emailing ways behind him as he steps into the Oval Office.

EMC creates cloudy backup firm
News
17 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The storage giant is merging two subsidiaries to create Decho, aimed at consumers and businesses with online backup and storage services.

Lessons to learn from a year of data breaches
In-depth
17 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

In the year since the HMRC data breach, many more have been made public – here’s a roundup of 11 lessons (we should have) learned.

I-Ball technology to give troops eye on the ground
News
17 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

A new wireless camera is being developed which could be thrown into battlefield grenade-style to give troops a view of what lies ahead.

Ex-IBM exec countersues former employer
News
17 Nov, 2008
Stuart Turton

Mark Papermaster is fighting back against IBM's non-competition claims following his defection to Apple.

CA World: All the news from the show
News
17 Nov, 2008
IT Pro

IT PRO is at CA World in Las Vegas this week, bringing you all the coverage from show.

Gartner: 85 per cent of firms use open source
News
17 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The majority of companies are using open source software for business processes, but that brings some risk, says the analyst firm.

Voice-activated Google search for iPhone MIA
Google Mobile App
News
17 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Despite the buzz, Google’s voice search for iPhone is yet to appear, while observers note Google Android platform has to wait.

Carphone ponders TalkTalk sell-off
TalkTalk
News
17 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

The retailer’s fixed-line and broadband provider could be worth as much as £900 million if floated or sold to a private equity buyer.

ARM gets flashy with Adobe
News
17 Nov, 2008
Reuters Nicole Kobie

Adobe follows Ubuntu by teaming up with chip designer ARM to improve the web on mobile phones and netbooks.

Survey: SharePoint creating security weak point
News
17 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

A poll of business managers has revealed they are ignoring a myriad of SharePoint security and data risks.