Matt Chapman

Recent articles by Matt Chapman

Microsoft claims Windows 7 is on track

Microsoft claims Windows 7 is on track

January 2010 launch date 'looking good'.
Matt Chapman Jul 28 2008, 9:47AM Software
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.

Matt Chapman Feb 19 2008, 6:59AM Sales & Marketing
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.

Matt Chapman Feb 18 2008, 8:27AM Hardware
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.

Matt Chapman Feb 18 2008, 8:26AM Hardware
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.

Matt Chapman Feb 12 2008, 7:06AM Mobility
Microsoft ditches Mobile and Embedded DevCon

Microsoft ditches Mobile and Embedded DevCon

Microsoft has cancelled its Mobile and Embedded DevCon events in 2008, despite attracting more than 8,500 people last year.

Matt Chapman Jan 21 2008, 7:00AM Software
Software pirate in crabs for games scam

Software pirate in crabs for games scam

A man who sold counterfeit games, films and music to trawlermen in exchange for a box of crabs has been fined £3,000.
Matt Chapman Jan 21 2008, 6:59AM Security
Mobile services will survive rise of Wi-Fi

Mobile services will survive rise of Wi-Fi

Mobile phone services will co-exist with wireless VoIP rather than being wiped out, according to a Wi-Fi management company..
Matt Chapman Dec 10 2007, 3:23PM Collaboration
Users claw back power over software licences

Users claw back power over software licences

Changes in the wider IT world will have a significant impact on the cost of software licensing over the next 10 years, according to an industry analyst..
Matt Chapman Nov 19 2007, 3:07PM Software
Intel settles Transmeta patent battle

Intel settles Transmeta patent battle

Intel has settled its patent dispute case with Transmeta and will pay US$250m to the rival chip maker.
Matt Chapman Oct 25 2007, 7:40AM Software
Hitachi exits consumer PC market

Hitachi exits consumer PC market

Hitachi is exiting the consumer PC market following disappointing sales, a company spokesman confirmed today.
Matt Chapman Oct 24 2007, 7:26AM Hardware
Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws, welcomes Leopard

Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws, welcomes Leopard

Mozilla has released version 2.0.0.8 of its Firefox browser, which patches a number of known security vulnerabilities and prepares the software for the launch of Apple's Leopard operating system.
Matt Chapman Oct 23 2007, 6:48AM Security
Adobe eyes move to software-as-a-service

Adobe eyes move to software-as-a-service

Adobe plans to shift its business away from selling boxed software to a web-based distribution model..
Matt Chapman Oct 22 2007, 9:28AM Software
SuSE patches 'highly critical' Java flaw

SuSE patches 'highly critical' Java flaw

Remote system access possible unless update is applied.
Matt Chapman Oct 19 2007, 2:52PM Security
Yahoo and eBay hook up on phisher blocker

Yahoo and eBay hook up on phisher blocker

Yahoo and eBay are joining forces to block phishing messages that specifically target PayPal users.
Matt Chapman Oct 5 2007, 6:44AM Security
HP honours warranties for second-hand kit

HP honours warranties for second-hand kit

HP has said that it will honour the lifetime warranty of its ProCurve networking kit even if it has been sold on to a second party.
Matt Chapman Oct 2 2007, 6:39AM Hardware
Microsoft Longhorn release candidate imminent

Microsoft Longhorn release candidate imminent

Microsoft will offer a release candidate of its 'Longhorn' Windows Server 2008 product next week, according to media reports.
Matt Chapman Sep 24 2007, 6:46AM Software
Gates tops Forbes rich list again

Gates tops Forbes rich list again

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has retained his standing at the top of the Forbes Rich List with a personal fortune estimated at US$59bn.
Matt Chapman Sep 24 2007, 6:32AM Software
Start-up promises worldwide local phone calls

Start-up promises worldwide local phone calls

Irish telecoms start up Cubic Telecom has launched a mobile phone service which it claims offers locally priced calls no matter what country the user is in.
Matt Chapman Sep 21 2007, 6:22AM Collaboration
BT buys Belgium's INS Group

BT buys Belgium's INS Group

BT has acquired INS Group, a Belgium-based network and systems integrator, for an undisclosed sum.
Matt Chapman Sep 14 2007, 6:48AM Strategy

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