Robert Jaques

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Hackers hit Sony PS3 website

Hackers hit Sony PS3 website

Hackers have "compromised" pages on the US Sony PlayStation website, a security firm claimed today..
Jul 3 2008 1:52AM
Cost savings boost open source telephony

Cost savings boost open source telephony

The relatively low cost of open source telephony is fuelling a surge in demand for the technology across Europe, new research reveals..
Jul 2 2008 3:34PM
802.11n shipments increase 'dramatically'

802.11n shipments increase 'dramatically'

Shipments of consumer 802.11n Wi-Fi access points are expected to see a dramatic increase over the next five years, rising from six million this year to 88 million in 2013..
Jul 2 2008 3:34PM
Cost savings boost open source telephony

Cost savings boost open source telephony

The relatively low cost of open source telephony is fuelling a surge in demand for the technology across Europe, new research reveals.
Jul 2 2008 6:46AM
Consumer telecoms spending to hit $2tn by 2012

Consumer telecoms spending to hit $2tn by 2012

Revenue from consumer telecoms network services will hit $2tn globally by 2012 as the digital divide between developed and developing nations deepens, market watchers predict..
Jun 16 2008 9:14AM
Roadrunner supercomputer reaches full speed

Roadrunner supercomputer reaches full speed

Less than a week after the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Roadrunner supercomputer began operating at record-breaking speeds, researchers are using the device to analyse "extremely complex" neurological processes..
Jun 14 2008 12:19PM
Polymorphic chips have multiple 'personalities'

Polymorphic chips have multiple 'personalities'

US computer scientists have created a way to design polymorphic integrated circuits that can rapidly reconfigure themselves with multiple functions..
Jun 13 2008 8:00AM
US remains science and tech superpower

US remains science and tech superpower

The US remains the dominant world power in science and technology, a new US Federal government-sponsored report claims today..
Jun 13 2008 8:00AM
WiMax 'more appealing' to consumers

WiMax 'more appealing' to consumers

Experts predict that WiMax wireless broadband services are likely to be shunned by businesses but taken up by consumers..
Jun 13 2008 8:00AM
310 million PCs to ship this year

310 million PCs to ship this year

Worldwide PC shipments are projected to grow by 15.2 percent in 2008 to reach 310 million units fuelled by demand from emerging regions, new research predicts..
Jun 13 2008 8:00AM
Cyber-crooks sting South Africa for £13 million

Cyber-crooks sting South Africa for £13 million

A cyber-crime syndicate is believed to have defrauded the South African government of more than £12.8 million in a series of spyware frauds..
Jun 12 2008 2:16PM
Cyber-crooks sting South Africa for A$26m

Cyber-crooks sting South Africa for A$26m

A cyber-crime syndicate is believed to have defrauded the South African government of more than £12.8m in a series of spyware frauds.
Jun 12 2008 1:40PM
NEC unveils fault-tolerant servers

NEC unveils fault-tolerant servers

NEC has unveiled a portfolio of fault-tolerant servers, the Express5800/320Fd-MR mid-range server and the Express5800/320Fd-LR entry-level server..
Jun 12 2008 7:37AM
Technology 'rubbish' at relieving stress

Technology 'rubbish' at relieving stress

Nature beats technology hands down when it comes to reducing stress, new research reveals..
Jun 12 2008 7:37AM
Boffins take Wi-Fi security back to school

Boffins take Wi-Fi security back to school

US academics are to examine live wireless network traffic across a university campus in an effort to learn how best to maintain data security..
Jun 12 2008 7:37AM
Mellanox unveils 40Gbps InfiniBand

Mellanox unveils 40Gbps InfiniBand

Storage component firm Mellanox Technologies has unveiled the first 40Gbps InfiniBand switch silicon device and product reference platforms..
Jun 11 2008 3:41PM
Earth's atmosphere disrupting GPS signals

Earth's atmosphere disrupting GPS signals

Scientists have warned that "perplexing" electrical activity in the ionosphere, caused by disruptive clouds of electrons and other electrically charged particles, can interfere with signals from GPS satellites..
Jun 11 2008 7:48AM
G.hn next-gen Wi-Fi standard gains support

G.hn next-gen Wi-Fi standard gains support

Experts are predicting "significant potential" for the emerging International Telecommunication Union G.hn next-generation Wi-Fi standard..
Jun 11 2008 7:48AM
Sun seals Solaris deal with Fujitsu Siemens

Sun seals Solaris deal with Fujitsu Siemens

Sun Microsystems has published details of a multi-year agreement with Fujitsu Siemens to distribute Sun's Solaris OS with selected Primergy servers..
Jun 11 2008 7:48AM
Bug exposed in web security standard

Bug exposed in web security standard

VBAAC flaw in the standard web authorisation technology could affect hundreds of thousands of sites, security experts have warned.
Jun 11 2008 7:48AM

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