Robert Jaques

Recent articles by Robert Jaques

RFID sector to be worth $9.7b by 2013

RFID sector to be worth $9.7b by 2013

Technology enjoying 'robust' growth.
Robert Jaques May 26 2008, 8:23AM Hardware
Samsung touts 1TB 'green' hard drive

Samsung touts 1TB 'green' hard drive

Firm claims 50 per cent power saving compared with traditional drives.
Robert Jaques May 26 2008, 8:22AM Hardware
802.11n Wi-Fi to 'surpass wired Ethernet'

802.11n Wi-Fi to 'surpass wired Ethernet'

Enterprise adoption of next-generation 802.11n Wi-Fi technology is "unprecedented", according to a new report, despite the standard being ratified only as a draft.
Robert Jaques May 21 2008, 7:50AM Collaboration
Nokia's global influence growing fast

Nokia's global influence growing fast

Nokia is emerging as a "hidden power behind the throne" in the global semiconductor market, an industry expert reported today..
Robert Jaques May 15 2008, 6:49AM Hardware
Ultra low-cost laptops to remain niche

Ultra low-cost laptops to remain niche

Ultra low-cost notebook PCs will remain niche products despite recent hype, and will not become market "blockbusters", experts predict. Products not set to change the market, according to IDC.
Robert Jaques May 10 2008, 10:40AM Hardware
Navigation devices locate mega sales

Navigation devices locate mega sales

Navigation device market to enjoy 'bright future', says ABI Research.
Robert Jaques May 8 2008, 7:39AM Hardware
Laptops to overtake desktops in 2009

Laptops to overtake desktops in 2009

The PC microprocessor market is heading for an "inflection point" in late 2008 or early 2009, when the number of microprocessors shipping for notebooks will exceed those shipping for desktops for the first time.
Robert Jaques May 8 2008, 7:37AM Hardware
Strong Yahoo financials will not see off Microsoft

Strong Yahoo financials will not see off Microsoft

Yahoo's better than expected first-quarter results will not help it fight off Microsoft's hostile takeover bid, experts reported today.

Robert Jaques Apr 25 2008, 9:29AM Finance
Businesses wake up to web 2.0

Businesses wake up to web 2.0

Web 2.0 is most obviously associated with consumer social networking websites, but businesses are fast waking up to the power of applications based on the platform, experts revealed today.

Robert Jaques Apr 18 2008, 7:13AM Collaboration
New spam site found every three seconds

New spam site found every three seconds

New figures suggest that 92.3 per cent of all email sent globally during the first three months of 2008 was spam.

Robert Jaques Apr 17 2008, 8:21AM Security
IBM buys FilesX

IBM buys FilesX

IBM today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire FilesX, a privately held storage software company based in Massachusetts and Israel.

Robert Jaques Apr 11 2008, 12:17PM Software
Microsoft bites back at Yahoo rejection

Microsoft bites back at Yahoo rejection

In the game of tit for tat going on between Microsoft and Yahoo, the Redmond Giant issued a response late yesterday to Yahoo’s rejection earlier in the week.

Robert Jaques Apr 11 2008, 12:16PM Strategy
USB malware on the rise

USB malware on the rise

Around a tenth of all malware is designed to use portable storage media, such as removable USB drives, as an attack and spread vector.

Robert Jaques Apr 3 2008, 2:01PM Security
Finjan steps up Secure Computing battle

Finjan steps up Secure Computing battle

Security firm Finjan has filed several motions against Secure Computing in an attempt to prevent its rival from selling products ruled to have infringed on certain Finjan patents.

Robert Jaques Mar 29 2008, 8:01AM Security
PlayStation 3 update adds Blu-ray Live support

PlayStation 3 update adds Blu-ray Live support

Sony has confirmed that the next software update for the PlayStation 3 will add support for interactive Blu-ray Live features.

Robert Jaques Mar 21 2008, 7:54AM Hardware
Cyber-criminals exploit Access flaw

Cyber-criminals exploit Access flaw

Security experts have warned of a new vulnerability in Microsoft Access which is being used by cyber-criminals to install malware on victims' computers.

Robert Jaques Mar 7 2008, 8:28AM Security
Nero fires up Blu-ray burning for Linux

Nero fires up Blu-ray burning for Linux

Nero has announced plans to ship the latest update to its burning application for the Linux operating system.
Robert Jaques Mar 7 2008, 8:26AM Strategy
Microsoft unveils Singularity research OS

Microsoft unveils Singularity research OS

Microsoft has unveiled a prototype operating system for the computer science research environment dubbed Singularity.

Robert Jaques Mar 6 2008, 7:38AM Software
Hybrid Trojan/worm attacks turn nasty

Hybrid Trojan/worm attacks turn nasty

Criminal hackers are increasingly deploying hybrid worms engineered to steal confidential information from unwitting internet users, security experts warned today.

Robert Jaques Mar 5 2008, 7:58AM Security
IBM and Level 3 ink patent sharing deal

IBM and Level 3 ink patent sharing deal

IBM has entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement with internet backbone company Level 3 Communications.

Robert Jaques Mar 1 2008, 8:10AM Collaboration

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