Jane Hoskyn

Recent articles by Jane Hoskyn

Cyber-cars hit the streets

Cyber-cars hit the streets

A computer-controlled driverless car that runs on tracks and uses lasers to avoid obstacles is being tested in the Northamptonshire town of Daventry.
Sep 28 2007 7:34AM
Satnav means safer, greener driving, says study

Satnav means safer, greener driving, says study

In-car navigation systems make trips shorter, safer and more environmentally-friendly, according to researchers in Taiwan.
Aug 6 2007 2:30PM
Advertised broadband not up to speed, says UK watchdog

Advertised broadband not up to speed, says UK watchdog

Orange, Bulldog and Tiscali are among ISPs slammed by consumer watchdog Which? for providing home broadband at speeds far slower than the advertised "up to 8Mbps".
Aug 6 2007 11:13AM
AOL to stream Spider-Man 3 premiere coverage

AOL to stream Spider-Man 3 premiere coverage

AOL will stream two hours of live coverage of the Spider-Man 3 premiere in London later today.
Apr 24 2007 2:43PM
Gates talks up voice recognition

Gates talks up voice recognition

Microsoft chairman says technology has 'no limits'.
Apr 24 2007 12:15PM
Google courts broadcasters with YouTube ads

Google courts broadcasters with YouTube ads

Ditch TV advertising and embrace the web, says Google boss.
Apr 24 2007 11:06AM
Microsoft raises the barcode for Xbox and DVDs

Microsoft raises the barcode for Xbox and DVDs

Next-generation colour barcode to appear by Christmas.
Apr 23 2007 2:00PM
Analogue radio faces its endgame

Analogue radio faces its endgame

More spectrum needed for digital, says Ofcom.
Apr 23 2007 12:40PM
Skype and PayPal push eBay profits to all-time high

Skype and PayPal push eBay profits to all-time high

UK success offsets US slow down.
Apr 23 2007 12:30PM
Orange and Vodafone cut VoIP from Nokia N95

Orange and Vodafone cut VoIP from Nokia N95

It's about technology not protectionism, say telcos.
Apr 23 2007 12:00PM
Hotmail still riddled with spam

Hotmail still riddled with spam

Microsoft has admitted that up to 98 percent of messages sent to Hotmail addresses are spam.
Apr 23 2007 11:44AM
Microsoft offers US$3 Windows package for poor nations

Microsoft offers US$3 Windows package for poor nations

Gates seeking to reach next generation of consumers.
Apr 20 2007 11:50AM
Warner accuses website of DRM violation

Warner accuses website of DRM violation

Warner Music Group has demanded that its music be removed from a new online retailer, after the site sold digital downloads without copy protection software.
Apr 17 2007 2:31PM
Google rapped over Chinese software 'copy'

Google rapped over Chinese software 'copy'

Google may face legal action after admitting to unauthorised use of data from Chinese internet portal Sohu in its own Chinese translation software.
Apr 17 2007 10:09AM
PlayStation 3 helps Sony to five-year high

PlayStation 3 helps Sony to five-year high

But Samsung takes a slide.
Apr 17 2007 10:08AM
Visa failure hits online shoppers

Visa failure hits online shoppers

Visa has emailed an apology to tens of millions of European customers after its online authorisation system suffered a system failure.
Apr 17 2007 10:06AM
Bush under fire over '5 million' disappearing emails

Bush under fire over '5 million' disappearing emails

The White House has come under fire after losing a reported 5 million official emails, including several relating to the controversial firing of eight US attorneys.
Apr 16 2007 10:21AM
Microsoft boosted by Chinese piracy clampdown

Microsoft boosted by Chinese piracy clampdown

Microsoft is expecting a 20 percent sales boost in China over the next year, following the country's clampdown on software piracy.
Apr 12 2007 2:15PM
AOL shamed by loss of thousands of emails

AOL shamed by loss of thousands of emails

AOL has assigned technical staff to help UK customers whose email archives were wiped of thousands of messages.
Apr 11 2007 12:15PM
YouTube urged to get tough with cyber-bullies

YouTube urged to get tough with cyber-bullies

Education secretary slams 'humiliating' websites.
Apr 11 2007 11:40AM

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