Articles By loek essers

Amazon, Apple, Google least transparent: Study

Amazon, Apple, Google least transparent: Study

AMSTERDAM -- Apple Inc., Amazon.com and Google are among the least transparent companies in the world, according to a survey...

July 11th, 2012 loek essers
Samsung tablets not ‘cool’ enough to hurt iPad: Judge

Samsung tablets not ‘cool’ enough to hurt iPad: Judge

AMSTERDAM -- Samsung Electronics' Galaxy tablets don't infringe on a registered Apple Inc. design because "they are not as cool"...

July 9th, 2012 loek essers
CERN finds particle resembling Higgs boson

CERN finds particle resembling Higgs boson

AMSTERDAM -- CERN scientists announced on Wednesday that they observed a particle that strongly resembles the long-sought after Higgs boson,...

July 4th, 2012 loek essers
ICANN keeps control over IANA Internet root

ICANN keeps control over IANA Internet root

AMSTERDAM -- A U.S. agency has awarded ICANN the mandate to manage the assignment of IP addresses and the management...

July 3rd, 2012 loek essers
EU favours consumer choice over net neutrality

EU favours consumer choice over net neutrality

AMSTERDAM -- European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes won't legislate net neutrality for all, but those who want "access to a...

May 30th, 2012 loek essers
Keep up with SAP patches, researcher urges

Keep up with SAP patches, researcher urges

More than 95 per cent of over 600 SAP systems tested by security firm Onapsis were vulnerable to espionage, sabotage...

May 24th, 2012 loek essers
Dutch Senate passes net neutrality law

Dutch Senate passes net neutrality law

AMSTERDAM -- The Netherlands is the first country in Europe to adopt a net neutrality law aftert the Senate adopted...

May 9th, 2012 loek essers
Microsoft moves Euro distribution over sue-risk

Microsoft moves Euro distribution over sue-risk

AMSTERDAM - Microsoft is moving its European distribution center form Germany to the Netherlands due to ongoing patent litigation, a...

April 5th, 2012 loek essers
We need good code, cryptographer says

We need good code, cryptographer says

AMSTERDAM — Cryptographer Whitfield Diffie reckons one of the most important things for good cryptography and security in the age of...

March 15th, 2012 loek essers
EU restricts export of eavesdropping technology

EU restricts export of eavesdropping technology

The European Parliament on Tuesday revised EU rules on the export of so-called dual-use technologies with an aim of restricting...

September 28th, 2011 loek essers