Andrew Charlesworth

Recent articles by Andrew Charlesworth

Too many tools, not enough communication

Too many tools, not enough communication

Revenue and customer satisfaction at risk.
Sep 29 2009 6:34AM
Premier League chases football pirates

Premier League chases football pirates

Legal action begins against file-sharing site.
Sep 23 2009 6:21AM
Windows 7 boost to IT industry may be short-lived

Windows 7 boost to IT industry may be short-lived

Break symbiotic hardware/software upgrade cycle.
Sep 22 2009 6:50AM
Mobile phone directory service faces consumer uproar

Mobile phone directory service faces consumer uproar

The first directory enquiry service for UK mobile phone numbers is due to launch on 18 June.
Jun 10 2009 3:23PM
Cyber lawyers fall out over MySpace suicide

Cyber lawyers fall out over MySpace suicide

Defendant not guilt of breaking hacker law, say legal eagles.
Aug 7 2008 7:39AM
MIT boffins promote solar-fuel cell combo

MIT boffins promote solar-fuel cell combo

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have combined solar and fuel cell technologies to create what is being hailed as a clean energy breakthrough..
Aug 6 2008 7:34AM
Cerf totes consumer SLAs

Cerf totes consumer SLAs

Father of the internet and Google's chief internet evangelist, Vint Cerf has waded into the debate about how broadband carriers should manage network congestion, suggesting, in effect, data rate service level agreements (SLAs) for consumers..
Aug 6 2008 7:34AM
Information Commissioner gives thumbs up to Google Streetview

Information Commissioner gives thumbs up to Google Streetview

UK privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has declared that Google's Streetview service won't break any privacy laws when it begins operation in the UK..
Aug 6 2008 7:34AM
Microsoft promises help to beleaguered patch customers

Microsoft promises help to beleaguered patch customers

Microsoft has vowed to work more closely with other security software writers in the battle against targeted exploits.
Aug 6 2008 7:34AM
Image-applet combo hack revealed

Image-applet combo hack revealed

Security experts have developed a hybrid file type that looks like an image but can also run a Java applet surreptitiously in a browser.
Aug 5 2008 9:43AM
Seven more LiMo phones

Seven more LiMo phones

Motorola, NEC and Panasonic have launched seven mobile handsets based on the LiMo (Linux for Mobile) software platform, bringing to 21 the number of phones now available in this format, all made by the same trio of companies.
Aug 5 2008 7:30AM
Amazon payment systems take on PayPal

Amazon payment systems take on PayPal

Amazon has introduced two new payment systems for merchants and consumers which brings it into a market dominated by PayPal.
Jul 31 2008 7:57AM
Hackers infiltrate legitimate websites

Hackers infiltrate legitimate websites

Surfers who think they can avoid cyber-crime by sticking to reputable websites are fooling themselves.
Jul 31 2008 7:57AM
Security researchers 'aiding' cyber-crooks

Security researchers 'aiding' cyber-crooks

Security researchers should stop publishing vulnerabilities in the traditional way because cyber-criminals are using the code to generate zero-day exploits at record speeds, says a recent report.
Jul 31 2008 7:57AM
Facebook poaches Mozilla engineering chief

Facebook poaches Mozilla engineering chief

Facebook has added further seasoned management talent with the hiring of Mozilla's vice president of engineering Mike Schroepfer.
Jul 30 2008 8:14AM
Researchers crack London tube card security

Researchers crack London tube card security

Researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands have successfully cracked the security of the Oyster card used for fare payments on buses and tubes in London..
Jun 26 2008 10:30AM
PlayStation 3 costs Sony dear

PlayStation 3 costs Sony dear

Sony's games division is haemorrhaging cash because the PlayStation 3 console cost so much to develop and make that the company will find it difficult to recoup its losses..
Jun 26 2008 7:40AM
Google offers free ad measurement tools

Google offers free ad measurement tools

Google is to offer free web measurement tools to advertisers to help them better target online audiences..
Jun 25 2008 7:28AM
Facebook has more friends than MySpace

Facebook has more friends than MySpace

Facebook has overtaken arch rival MySpace in the battle for online popularity, according to the latest independent figures..
Jun 24 2008 11:52AM
US antitrust regulators examine Windows 7

US antitrust regulators examine Windows 7

US regulators are examining the upcoming version of Windows to ensure that Microsoft is in compliance with the final judgement in antitrust cases..
Jun 24 2008 11:52AM

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