Only one in 28 e-mail messages legit

Only one in 28 e-mail messages legit

The spring tide of spam e-mail rose alarmingly this year, according to security firm Sophos. The company says that between...

July 14th, 2008 Network World Canada Staff dw

New chip cooling paste paves way for faster processors

New chip cooling paste paves way for faster processors

IBM Corp. researchers have found a way to draw twice as much heat off hard-working computer chips, clearing the way...

October 26th, 2006 Ben Ames

HP admits reporters’ phone records accessed in probe

HP admits reporters’ phone records accessed in probe

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) obtained the telephone records of nine reporters as part of its internal probe of information leaks, the...

September 7th, 2006 Steven Schwankert

Strategic Developer: Dealing with tech diversity

Strategic Developer: Dealing with tech diversity

Tom Standage's history of telegraphy, The Victorian Internet, draws striking parallels between that era's communication revolution and our modern one....

March 30th, 2006 Jon Udell

Quick Hits

Quick Hits

‘Frankenstein’ rootkit hits AIM usersA potentially destructive new worm is targeting users of AOL’s AIM instant messaging (IM) service. Called...

November 24th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Researchers turn keyboard clicks into text

Researchers turn keyboard clicks into text

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a way to turn the clicks and clacks of typing on...

September 14th, 2005 Robert McMillan

Siemens sets wireless speed record with OFDM

Siemens sets wireless speed record with OFDM

German electronics manufacturer Siemens AG has set what it claims to be the fastest-ever wireless connection. At its research lab...

December 8th, 2004 John Blau

Calgary firm’s patent may have big impact

Calgary firm’s patent may have big impact

How a new enterprise application integration (EAI) patent potentially affects the US$70 billion EAI market and thousands of customers remains...

July 22nd, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick

EAI vendor secures ETL patent

EAI vendor secures ETL patent

How a new enterprise application integration patent potentially affects the US$70 billion EAI market remains to be seen, industry experts...

June 27th, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick