Robert Jaques

Recent articles by Robert Jaques

Feature: Strength through unity

Feature: Strength through unity

Friction between finance and IT has no place.
Jul 10 2009 3:05PM
Spammers tout 'nude' Angelina Jolie pix

Spammers tout 'nude' Angelina Jolie pix

A new wave of spam messages related to Angelina Jolie are spreading with the intention to trick users into downloading and installing malware.
Jul 18 2008 9:10AM
Alitheia tool tests open source quality

Alitheia tool tests open source quality

The European Commission's Software Quality Observatory for Open Source Software (SQO-OSS) project has announced the release of its Alitheia Core checking platform.
Jul 17 2008 3:12PM
Nasa robots survey the Arctic

Nasa robots survey the Arctic

Nasa has developed "toy like" autonomous robots to carry out scientific surveys of treacherous areas of the Arctic and Antarctic.
Jul 17 2008 7:52AM
Education makes consumers fear nanotech

Education makes consumers fear nanotech

The more information consumers are given about nanotechnology and other emerging sciences the more "worried and cautious" they become, new research reveals.
Jul 17 2008 7:52AM
Companies ignoring unified comms security

Companies ignoring unified comms security

Companies are leaving their unified communications (UC) systems wide open to hackers, newly published research claims.
Jul 17 2008 7:52AM
Unified comms 'primary threat' to IP phones

Unified comms 'primary threat' to IP phones

Established IP telephony vendors are not being adversely affected by the arrival of unified communications offerings from Microsoft and IBM, analysts report.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
Sun claims first with terabyte tape drive

Sun claims first with terabyte tape drive

Sun Microsystems has unveiled what it claims is the industry's first one terabyte tape storage drive.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
US boffins tout personal identity verification

US boffins tout personal identity verification

US engineers have developed software that can be used with Windows and Linux systems to perform log-ins, digital signing and verification.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
ZoneLabs details Microsoft patch workarounds

ZoneLabs details Microsoft patch workarounds

ZoneLabs has issued an advisory detailing workarounds for those locked out of their internet connections by Microsoft's latest round of bug fixes.
Jul 10 2008 11:40AM
Spammers announce World War III

Spammers announce World War III

Hackers are deluging web users with malware-laden spam claiming that World War III has started following a US invasion of Iran.
Jul 10 2008 9:05AM
Global businesses take to IP telephony

Global businesses take to IP telephony

Almost three-quarters of business telephone lines shipped globally last year were at least capable of carrying IP traffic, new research reveals.
Jul 10 2008 9:05AM
Doctors turn to the web for disease tracking

Doctors turn to the web for disease tracking

US researchers believe that data from sources including discussion forums and news websites can help them better cope with outbreaks of disease..
Jul 9 2008 9:07AM
IBM steals back server lead from HP

IBM steals back server lead from HP

IBM has stolen back the lead in the worldwide server market after losing out to HP earlier this year, according to new research..
Jul 8 2008 9:04AM
Bill Gates granted first Einstein Award

Bill Gates granted first Einstein Award

Bill Gates has been awarded the first Einstein Award from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU)..
Jul 8 2008 9:04AM
Data leaks emerge as worst security threat

Data leaks emerge as worst security threat

Data leaks are catching up with viruses as the worst IT headache for companies in the US, UK, Germany and Japan, new research claimed today..
Jul 8 2008 9:04AM
Location-based services on the move

Location-based services on the move

Location-based services are shifting away from North America to Asia and Europe, new research reveals..
Jul 4 2008 5:08AM
Trojans stop play for web gamers

Trojans stop play for web gamers

Malware aimed at online gamers posed the most serious online security threat in June, a security firm reported today..
Jul 4 2008 2:08AM
Boffins promise flexible laptops

Boffins promise flexible laptops

Pioneering work to develop next-generation plastics could pave the way for electronic billboards, flexible laptops and high-definition television screens only 1cm thick.
Jul 3 2008 6:45AM
Adobe passes PDF format to ISO

Adobe passes PDF format to ISO

Adobe has passed control of its Portable Document Format to the International Organisation for Standardisation..
Jul 3 2008 2:52AM

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