Libel lawyers of the Web, rejoice!
Any company worth its salt fiercely defends its branding but, until now, doing so over the sprawling Web was tricky, simply because discovering infringements was such a huge task. A company called envisional, however, has launched its Discovery Eye image search software.
The software will trawl the Net looking for instances of your company logo, including modifications, elements and abuses of it. ...more
Mobile Java - the Nokia edition
Nokia and Borland are getting together to help make sweet Java - for wireless applications, that is.
The two corporations have announced a new set of Java tools for mobile applications, with the intention of extending Java's reach. The new release is the JBuilder Mobile Set, Nokia Edition, which is compliant with Sun's specification for the Java2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME, basically a subset of Java for embedding in devices). ...more
AOL defends right to anonymity on the Net
AOL is defending itself from being forced to name users of its service that post potentially defamatory messages anonymously.
The ISP has made a submission as a 'friend of the court' in a case in Pittsburg. Although AOL is not directly involved in the case, it was allowed to make its point in court. ...more
IBM claims WiFi chipset breakthrough
IBM is claiming a breakthrough in wireless technology which, the company says, could lead to a new generation of wireless electronic devices that are able to transmit and receive ten times faster than today's advanced WiFi networks.
Based around silicon germanium compound, the chipset is able to send and receive information in a portion of the radio spectrum that is currently unlicensed and can carry a much higher volume of data.
The new technology uses the portion of the radio spectrum from roughly 30 to 300 GHz, which is referred to as 'millimeter wave' frequency bands, since the waves in a signal within these bands is measured in millimeters. ...more
HP IQ770 TouchSmart PC video review
PC Pro has been given exclusive access to HP's unique new touchscreen PC, the IQ770 TouchSmart.
Touchscreen technology has long been a feature of tablet PCs but can it successfully translate to the desktop?
Watch our exclusive video review, presented by PC Pro's reviews editor, Ross Burridge:
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