Stewart Mitchell

IBM settles European antitrust case

IBM settles European antitrust case

IBM agrees to make mainframe spare parts available.
By Stewart Mitchell Dec 16 2011, 8:31AM
Developer hack could put Siri on Android

Developer hack could put Siri on Android

Apple's voice-based assistant cracked by French developers.
By Stewart Mitchell Nov 16 2011, 9:12AM
Apple "ignored" sandbox security warnings

Apple "ignored" sandbox security warnings

CoreLabs claims Apple has ignored sandbox flaw issues.
By Stewart Mitchell Nov 15 2011, 9:01AM
HP ponders offloading webOS

HP ponders offloading webOS

Oracle touted as front runner to buy mobile platform.
By Stewart Mitchell Nov 9 2011, 8:33AM
Apple delays Mac App sandboxing

Apple delays Mac App sandboxing

Apple has delayed the deadline for developers to implement sandboxing in apps sold on the Mac App store until March next year.
By Stewart Mitchell Nov 4 2011, 8:36AM
Samsung suffers double blow in patents row with Apple

Samsung suffers double blow in patents row with Apple

Dutch and US lawyers rule with iPhone maker in ongoing patents war.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 17 2011, 9:00AM
Researcher: "fancy features" make Android apps insecure

Researcher: "fancy features" make Android apps insecure

Developer platform makes it too easy to skip security measures, scientist says.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 17 2011, 8:38AM
German officials admit to using snooping trojan

German officials admit to using snooping trojan

Four German states have admitted using a trojan to spy on their citizens, sparking calls for a full investigation by the country's Justice Minister.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 12 2011, 9:03AM
Confusion reigns as UK Government announces porn ban

Confusion reigns as UK Government announces porn ban

The British Government has announced plans to have the country's four biggest internet service providers block adult content, leading to massive confusion among internet users.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 12 2011, 8:59AM
Microsoft dismisses zero-day threats

Microsoft dismisses zero-day threats

Microsoft has played down the danger posed by zero-day bugs, claiming that only a tiny proportion of malicious exploits target unpatched vulnerabilities.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 12 2011, 8:57AM
'Stealth' Firefox updates to cure permissions fatigue

'Stealth' Firefox updates to cure permissions fatigue

Mozilla is considering “silent” updates for its Firefox browser in a bid to prevent update fatigue among users.
By Stewart Mitchell Oct 7 2011, 8:48AM
Samsung to pay Microsoft a license fee for Android

Samsung to pay Microsoft a license fee for Android

Samsung pay software giant despite Google's Motorola deal.
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 29 2011, 9:10AM
Apple denied trademark for "multitouch"

Apple denied trademark for "multitouch"

Apple's trademark claim on the word "multitouch" has been denied as the term is too generic
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 28 2011, 8:44AM
Microsoft under fire on Windows 8 dual-boot lockout

Microsoft under fire on Windows 8 dual-boot lockout

An Cambridge University professor has raised concerns that a new boot system planned for Windows 8 could stop users from running dual-boot systems.
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 28 2011, 8:43AM
Google launches tool to push top news stories

Google launches tool to push top news stories

Google wants publishers to flag up work they're proudest of in a bid to improve the search giant's news relevance.
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 27 2011, 8:37AM
Apple, Dropbox join private data fight

Apple, Dropbox join private data fight

Apple and Dropbox have signed up to a privacy agreement that looks to prevent user data from being handed over to US authorities too easily.
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 26 2011, 8:33AM
AMD rolls out first "Bulldozer" processors

AMD rolls out first "Bulldozer" processors

AMD has started shipping processors based on its new x86 “Bulldozer” architecture, with OEMs already getting their hands on CPUs based on the technology.
By Stewart Mitchell Sep 8 2011, 9:43AM
Motorola Xoom tablet rumoured as next Apple patent target

Motorola Xoom tablet rumoured as next Apple patent target

Blogger claims German court filings.
By Stewart Mitchell Aug 11 2011, 10:40AM
Pentagon wants snooping robots for social networks

Pentagon wants snooping robots for social networks

Officials call for computer scientists to build algorithms to spot potential uprisings.
By Stewart Mitchell Jul 22 2011, 8:51AM
Microsoft patents web-snooping technology

Microsoft patents web-snooping technology

Microsoft is creating snooping software for governments to monitor internet traffic, according to a patent application filed in the US.
By Stewart Mitchell Jun 29 2011, 8:39AM