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James Hayes

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James Hayes is ‘E&T’ magazine’s Technology Features Editor, covering enterprise IT, Communications and Electronics. He has been a computing and technology editor and journalist since 1988. He launched and edited the weekly ICT newspapers ‘Network News’ and ‘Communications World’, and was subsequently Executive Editor of the ‘Mobile Communications International’ portfolio of global publications. Other editorships include ‘Information Professional’, ‘Datacom’, ‘DSL-Times’, and ‘Ecommerce News’. As a freelance writer and editorial consultant James contributed to many leading technology and business publications. Since joining ‘E&T’, he has also produced video reports for IET.tv, moderated ‘E&T’ webinars, chaired IET events, and presented on a range of ICT issues at seminars and conferences.

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eCall - Calling all cars

eCall - Calling all cars

From October 2015 new vehicles fitted with the EU eCall system will automatically transmit an alert to the nearest emergency services in the event of a serious accident.

Critical infrastructure hack data found in public domain

Critical infrastructure hack data found in public domain

28 January 2014

Data available from mainstream online media – such as blogs, social networking websites, and specialist online publications – could be used by malevolent agents to mount a cyber-attack on UK critical national infrastructure (CNI), the findings of an investigative assessment to be presented next week will warn.

Technological singularity and transhumanism - new world for old

Technological singularity and transhumanism - new world for old

Will technology provide a perfect future for the ascent of man? Or is it wishful thinking by techno-pundits who want to believe human progress is all toward a utopian state of existence?

12 things you probably didn't know about watches

12 things you probably didn't know about watches

A dozen timely tales from the development of watch technology down the centuries.

PhotoEssay: the built environments of SF movies

PhotoEssay: the built environments of SF movies

Makers of science-fiction TV and movie entertainment have used both imaginary and real-life built environments to inspire their visions of what our future architecture will look like.

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