Stories by Carrie-Ann Skinner

Software prevents laptop theft by 'talking'

The <a href="http://www.frontdoorsoftware.com ">Front Door Software Corporation</a> has created an unusual deterrent to laptop theft , software that allows a laptop to talk, announcing to the world 'Get your hands off me, I have been stolen'.

TomTom launches free online route planner

TomTom has launched a free online route planner. Currently available in a closed beta testing program, the route planner lets users create a door-to-door route that uses 500 billion historic speed measurements taken from across the world, along with live traffic information to offer what TomTom describes as "precise travel time predictions".