Articles By John Blau

German spyware plan fuels debate

German spyware plan fuels debate

It would appear that the German government is sending mixed messages when it comes to computer hacking.After passing antihacking legislation...

September 9th, 2007 John Blau
Chinese hackers infect German government with spyware

Chinese hackers infect German government with spyware

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has described reports of Chinese hackers breaking into German computers as a matter of "grave concern"...

August 27th, 2007 John Blau
Lots of questions as Europe readies for the iPhone

Lots of questions as Europe readies for the iPhone

Although few details are known about the anticipated launch of the iPhone in Europe, analysts agree that Apple Inc. could...

August 21st, 2007 John Blau
Dell buys software licence management firm

Dell buys software licence management firm

Also visit our blog pages to read: Don’t hold your breath waiting for a Google phoneDell Inc. has agreed to...

August 1st, 2007 John Blau
Germany adds digital fingerprints to passports

Germany adds digital fingerprints to passports

Germany will store digital fingerprints in addition to digital photos in passports as one of several biometric security measures planned...

June 7th, 2007 John Blau
Cyber-crime protection pushes new precedents for privacy

Cyber-crime protection pushes new precedents for privacy

For months, German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schauble has been lobbying intensively for tough security measures to fight terrorism and cyber-crime....

June 3rd, 2007 John Blau
Japanese test wireless phones for new safety buffer zones

Japanese test wireless phones for new safety buffer zones

Japan is testing a Safety Mobile Phone technology that could help pedestrians avoid being hit by vehicles.OKI Electric Industry Co....

May 28th, 2007 John Blau
Germany passes antihacking law

Germany passes antihacking law

Hackers may want to avoid Germany, after the approval of a law that makes their activity a punishable crime. The...

May 24th, 2007 John Blau
Nokia to add lightning detector to mobile phone

Nokia to add lightning detector to mobile phone

If you thought developers were running out of new applications to squeeze into mobile phones, think again. Nokia Corp. hopes...

May 23rd, 2007 John Blau
Germany’s Metro tests RFID in Chinese supplier chain

Germany’s Metro tests RFID in Chinese supplier chain

Metro AG has expanded the use of smart tags from its stores in Europe to key producers in China as...

May 22nd, 2007 John Blau