Matt Chapman

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Web banking security flaws 'widespread'

Web banking security flaws 'widespread'

Three out of four financial institutions at risk, claims report.
Jul 28 2008 10:53AM
Microsoft claims Windows 7 is on track

Microsoft claims Windows 7 is on track

Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 7 is "on track" for its recently announced January 2010 launch date.
Jul 28 2008 9:27AM
Professional gamer offers Unreal lessons

Professional gamer offers Unreal lessons

Teens constantly getting fragged by opponents with faster reflexes and better tactics can now sign up for a summer camp to improve their skills at Unreal Tournament 3..
Jun 16 2008 3:23PM
Boffins tout computer models to save forests

Boffins tout computer models to save forests

Improved modelling methods and better ways of analysing information could help save the world's forests, according to scientists at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Princeton University and Universidad de Alcalá in Madrid..
Jun 16 2008 3:23PM
Traffic monitoring by ISPs should be curbed

Traffic monitoring by ISPs should be curbed

Internet service providers should ask surfers' permission before using their traffic data for advertising purposes, according to the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT).
Jun 16 2008 9:14AM
Nintendo calls on US to kill piracy

Nintendo calls on US to kill piracy

Nintendo of America has asked the US Trade Representative to put pressure on specific governments around the world to take a more aggressive stand on games piracy..
Feb 19 2008 3:28PM
Email mayday saves South Atlantic sailors

Email mayday saves South Atlantic sailors

A retired couple who got into difficulty while sailing across the South Atlantic managed to raise the alarm by emailing coastguards in Cornwall..
Feb 18 2008 2:38PM
TomTom users add millionth map tweak

TomTom users add millionth map tweak

Satellite navigation firm TomTom claims to have clocked up its one millionth map adjustment as part of a customer submission programme..
Feb 18 2008 2:38PM
Xbox Live users get front row seats at GDC

Xbox Live users get front row seats at GDC

Microsoft is offering gamers a virtual ticket to the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) by releasing video downloads from the event on Xbox Live..
Feb 18 2008 7:36AM
HP settles spying case

HP settles spying case

HP has reached a settlement with The New York Times and three BusinessWeek reporters who had accused the company of spying..
Feb 18 2008 7:36AM
Lack of skilled staff hampers IT

Lack of skilled staff hampers IT

Staffing problems and a lack of skills in the existing workforce caused the biggest IT headaches last year, according to a worldwide survey of chief executives and chief information officers..
Feb 18 2008 7:36AM
Google tinkers with Android

Google tinkers with Android

Google has released a new version of the software development kit for its Android mobile phone platform..
Feb 15 2008 3:33PM
Vodafone taps Microsoft to embrace the web

Vodafone taps Microsoft to embrace the web

Vodafone has finally embraced the internet by creating an arm of the company to deal specifically with consumer web services..
Feb 15 2008 3:33PM
EU plans border surveillance system

EU plans border surveillance system

The European Union has outlined plans to create a border surveillance system that will see member states exchange up-to-date information across a secure computer network..
Feb 15 2008 8:14AM
Mobile operators duck difficult technologies

Mobile operators duck difficult technologies

Mobile operators have left clients to fend for themselves when integrating services because they are afraid of the risks involved, according to an industry expert..
Feb 12 2008 2:21PM
The next big mobile device is 'irrelevant'

The next big mobile device is 'irrelevant'

The form-factor and function of the next big mobile device is "irrelevant", according to an industry expert..
Feb 12 2008 7:43AM
Underinvestment exposes end-point security

Underinvestment exposes end-point security

A lack of investment in end-user application security has left users open to attack, according to a group of security experts..
Feb 12 2008 7:43AM
Widespread encryption heralds new attacks

Widespread encryption heralds new attacks

Hackers will become more skilled at using encryption as the technology becomes more widespread, and could use it to launch new forms of attacks, according to security experts..
Feb 11 2008 3:25PM
Businesses lack strategy on mobility

Businesses lack strategy on mobility

Businesses are failing to take advantage of mobile communications because of a lack of planning, according to new research..
Feb 11 2008 3:25PM
Israeli boffins create world's smallest phone

Israeli boffins create world's smallest phone

An Israeli company has created the world's smallest mobile phone, which weighs just 40.1g and measures 72mm x 37mm x 7.8mm..
Feb 8 2008 6:48AM

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