Emma Hughes

Recent articles by Emma Hughes

Google Docs sneaks charges in through the back door

Google Docs sneaks charges in through the back door

Google is making a sneaky move in getting more pennies in its pot by quietly reducing the amount of users who can set up a free Google Apps account.
Jan 24 2009 2:34PM
Skype joins hands with IBM

Skype joins hands with IBM

Skype announced today its plans to integrate its services with LotusLive – IBM’s new cloud service, in a bid to add more real-time communications to the website and make collaboration in the cloud even easier.
Jan 20 2009 7:03AM
Laser printer ink is not as harmful as cigarettes

Laser printer ink is not as harmful as cigarettes

You no longer need to go to work wearing a gas mask as research released this week shows that laser printer toner is not harmful.
Dec 6 2008 8:19AM
Internet needs to be multilingual

Internet needs to be multilingual

If the Internet wants to reach out to the next billion people to arrive on the planet, it must get its language skates on to support the large number of tongues across the world at all levels including content, software, hardware as well as internationalised domain names.
Dec 4 2008 4:52PM
Chinese ordered to stop using pirate software

Chinese ordered to stop using pirate software

A city in China has required Internet café operators to replace pirated software with legitimate versions – the officials primarily pushing Linux.
Dec 4 2008 6:47AM
AVG offers infected users free year of service

AVG offers infected users free year of service

AVG announced yesterday that it would be offering a free year of service after its antivirus software got confused and misidentified a key Windows system file as malware.
Nov 17 2008 7:06AM
Coffee company brings on the guilt trip

Coffee company brings on the guilt trip

We've all seen them, those moochers who sit with one cup of coffee in an internet café for hours using the Wi-Fi effectively for free – one company has now come up with an ingenious way of preventing this.
Nov 4 2008 6:52AM
UK had 277 serious data breaches this year alone

UK had 277 serious data breaches this year alone

This year has not been a good one in terms of data breaches – from the loss of child benefit details to the loss of top secret information on known terrorists.
Oct 30 2008 10:54AM
Google finally wins book deal

Google finally wins book deal

An agreement has finally been made with the Authors' Guild and Association of American Publishers which will cut some of Google’s woes.
Oct 29 2008 3:47PM
Mozilla Labs experiments again

Mozilla Labs experiments again

Mozilla Labs announced yesterday the formation of a new group put together to focus on the research and development of tools for the open Web.
Oct 15 2008 6:56AM
RIM smartphone takes the world by Storm

RIM smartphone takes the world by Storm

Vodafone today the announced arrival of BlackBerry Storm which will be the first "clickable" touch-screen smart phone, just in time for Christmas.
Oct 9 2008 3:49PM
2008 physics Nobel Prize awarded

2008 physics Nobel Prize awarded

The 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics is shared by three scientists for unique discoveries in sub-atomic particles the prize committee announced today.
Oct 8 2008 6:55AM
AMD information head calls for team work

AMD information head calls for team work

The Chief Information Officer’s role in a company is evolving according to a Forbes interview with AMD's CIO.
Oct 7 2008 3:22PM
Hadron Collider churns out 15 million Gigs of data a year

Hadron Collider churns out 15 million Gigs of data a year

Three weeks have passed since everyone stood by their clocks wandering if the Large Hadron Collider was going to finish this world off for good - since we all survived it's time for the researchers to begin collecting the 15 million plus Gigabytes of data to be produced every year.
Oct 5 2008 11:26PM
Foldable computer screens coming soon

Foldable computer screens coming soon

Research from the New Journal of Physics reveals what could possibly be the future of television and computer screen technology.
Oct 5 2008 11:26PM
Computer game industry safe from economic downturn

Computer game industry safe from economic downturn

Game Group announced yesterday that the current economic downturn would not affect the ever-strong consumer demand for computer games.

Oct 2 2008 2:33PM
YouTube vulnerable in new forgery flaws

YouTube vulnerable in new forgery flaws

Silent but deadly attacks on four major sites have been revealed by researchers Ed Felten and Bill Zeller at Princeton University.
Oct 1 2008 10:46AM
Third Google founder emerges

Third Google founder emerges

Hubert Chang has claimed that, alongside co founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, he created Google in 1997.
Sep 26 2008 2:34PM
Facebook the movie coming soon

Facebook the movie coming soon

As if the Facebook phenomenon hasn’t swept the nation quite enough – they’re now making a film based on it. Please, let this be better than Pirates of Silicon Valley
Aug 30 2008 12:29PM
The A to Z of spamming exposed

The A to Z of spamming exposed

Spammers are fans of the alphabet according to recent research – you’re going to start wishing your name was Zebedee.
Aug 29 2008 8:08AM

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