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IDF 2008: Best of net yet to come


News
20 Aug, 2008
Maggie Holland

The web is still a bright young thing with so much to learn and achieve, according to Intel.



Video: Steve Murphy, Hitachi Data Systems
News
20 Aug, 2008
Chris Green

IT PRO speaks to Steve Murphy, UK Managing Director of storage technology specialist Hitachi Data Systems.

IT around the world: Russia
Map of Russia
In-depth
20 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

In the first of an on-going series examining IT markets around the globe, we look at whether investing in Russia is worth the risk – and how to go about it the right way.

IDF 2008: Intel pushes high and low end mobile chips
News
20 Aug, 2008
Mary Branscombe

Laptops gain quad core chips, Atom will go lower power.

Wansbeck housing repairs go mobile
News
20 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

Wansbeck Homes is introducing new mobile technology to enable staff to manage repair updates remotely as part of an a major investment project.

Ericsson partners STMicro on mobile chips
News
20 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Mobile suppliers Ericsson and STMicroelectronics merge wireless chip and software businesses.

HP shrugs off downturn
News
20 Aug, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Revenues grow across all divisions, with PC sales holding up especially well.

Face scanning border tech tested at Manchester airport
News
20 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Border controls go hi tech, as a new biometric facial recognition system is tested at Manchester Airport.

Software upgrade attempts to solve iPhone problems
News
20 Aug, 2008
Reuters

The recent Apple iPhone software update was to do with recent connection problems, claims European mobile service provider T-Mobile.

IDF 2008: Intel claims new chip design saves power
News
20 Aug, 2008
Reuters

At IDF Intel pushes its new chip design - the Core i7 based on the 'Nehalem' - as it looks forward to new technologies.

Analysis: The rise (and fall) of Chip and PIN
News
19 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

IT PRO traces the history of Chip and PIN in the UK and how criminals have began to target its weaknesses to commit fraud.

Three quarters of IT leaders looking for new jobs
IT executives
News
19 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

A report by Harvey Nash predicts that senior churn among IT professionals will stabilise, despite 72 per cent of IT leaders looking for new jobs.

Toshiba launches new Tecra laptops for business
News
19 Aug, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Updated laptops designed with security features and affordable prices to tempt business customers.

Evolution keeps things cool for Netstore
News
19 Aug, 2008

Data centre specialist Evolution will help Netstore lower its bills thanks to its energy efficient data centre design.

Nokia still the smartphone king as European growth slows
News
19 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The Finnish mobile phone giant still has a big market share - but is looking over its shoulder as battery life becomes central to future success.

Vodafone raises mobile charges
News
19 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Lost revenue through greater regulation has forced Vodafone to lift prices for its contract and pay-as-you go customers.

Microsoft reworks virtualisation license policies
News
19 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

New licensing for server applications and expanded support is announced by Microsoft to move virtualisation forward into the mainstream.

Details of Dell's Netbook leaked online
News
19 Aug, 2008
Matthew Sparkes

Details of Dell's entry into the low-cost laptop market are leaked online, with a claim that we could see the device sooner rather than later.

IDF 2008: Boffins showcase technology arsenal to fight cancer
Intel Developer Forum
News
19 Aug, 2008
Maggie Holland

As a precursor to tomorrow’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF) event, the chip giant has detailed some of its research efforts to link the digital and physical worlds together.

IT PRO at the Intel Developer Forum
Intel Developer Forum
News
19 Aug, 2008
IT Pro

Regularly updated coverage from the show floor of Intel's developer conference in San Francisco.

IDF 2008: Intel launches innovation challenge
News
19 Aug, 2008
Maggie Holland

Intel launches innovator challenge with big money up for grabs to help bring ideas to fruition.

IDF 2008: Boffins discuss 21st century tech
News
19 Aug, 2008
Mary Branscombe

The virtual will dominate the next century of innovation: speculations from IDF.

IDF 2008: Education starts at home, urges Intel chairman
News
19 Aug, 2008
Maggie Holland

Intel’s chairman opens the show by lamenting his own country’s education system.

HP introduces Elitebook ultra-portables
News
18 Aug, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Company adds to notebook range with lightweight Elitebooks, designed for portability and durability.

Nexsan go for the edge with new green storage
News
18 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

‘Green’ storage provider announces a new solution for small to medium sized businesses.

Visual search engine set for launch?
News
18 Aug, 2008
Stuart Turton

New search engine claims to search the internet using pictures, rather than text.

Timeline: Kaminsky’s DNS vulnerability
News
18 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Is the internet fatally flawed? IT PRO looks at how isolated attacks on Domain Name System servers have risen in profile to become one of the most talked about threats in 2008.

Synology Disk Station DS508
Reviews
18 Aug, 2008
Dave Mitchell

The majority of desktop NAS vendors have always made a big play for the consumer market but with its latest Disk Station, Synology wants a piece of the small business market too.

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Lenovo reveals ThinkPad X301 laptop
News
18 Aug, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Improved thin-and-light notebook boosts performance and storage options over its predecessor.

Most schools use CCTV to watch students
News
18 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A survey of teachers has shown most schools use surveillance cameras to improve security and monitor students.

Ministry of Justice loses data on 45,000 people
News
18 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The latest government data breach has some wondering if it's possible to ever trust the public sector with information.

Q&A: Orange's devices chief Francois Mahieu
In-depth
18 Aug, 2008
Maggie Holland

Orange's director of devices lays out the company's strategy and explains how his firm is handling iPhone fever.

Global IT spend to hit $3.4 trillion this year
News
18 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Despite concerns for the global economy, IT spending is set to grow eight per cent this year, according to Gartner.

Texting while driving to be punished with jail time
Texting while driving
News
18 Aug, 2008
Reuters

New legislation that came into force today sees mobile phone use in cars hit hard in an effort to deter use.

ISO rejects anti-Microsoft Office Open standards appeal
News
18 Aug, 2008
Stuart Turton

The International Standards Organisation has rejected an appeal to prevent Microsoft's OOXML from becoming an international standard.

Public sector procurement bags some IT bargains
News
15 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The Treasury’s IT buying arm has signed two deals to deliver technology savings to the NHS and public sector organisations procuring printers.

Windows 7 details to be released in October
News
15 Aug, 2008
Stuart Turton

Microsoft launches a new blog to give details of its next operating system.

Intel drops Centrino Atom branding
News
15 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The chipmaker has dumped the Centrino tag from its chipset designed for mobile internet browsing devices just months after its launch.

Network to blame for Terminal 3 passenger delays
News
15 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

This time it’s not Terminal 5 that left thousands of passengers and dozens of flights delayed last night.

IT contract terminations highlight increased buyer power
News
15 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

A number of high-profile cancellations and replacements show an appetite and willingness for firms to change their IT contracts.