13th September 1998 Archive
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IBM's Network station rolls out in auto company
IBM’s Network Computer Division has begun the rollout of a thin client system for Volkswagen. As a first phase 80 Network Stations are being deployed in the Brussels offices of VW’s IT department, but future expansion will take the system into other company departments and services. According to IBM one of the major advantages …
Business 13 Sep 1998, 14:40
The ghost of memos past reappears as further delays loom
The latest skirmishing in the Microsoft antitrust case has resulted in a deal between Microsoft and the Department of Justice (DoJ) to put the trial back by another three weeks, until 15 October. The adversaries both spoke to Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson about this on Friday, but he has yet to agree. According to the judge’s …
Business 13 Sep 1998, 14:43
External mediator will try resolve public row
Hyundai has offered to break the deadlock between it and LG Semicon over the future of a merged chip business by offering to trade its TFT-LCD business for the other company’s chip business. Reports in the South Korean press claimed that the offer was Hyundai’s attempt to break the deadlock which has affected it and both LG …
Business 13 Sep 1998, 14:45
Don't forget those flowers in your hair...
If you're going to Comdex/Fall and travelling through LAX with your notebook, note this fact and note it well. Because of the increased security caused by terrorist threats, perceived or otherwise, the security people who make you tip out your coins and keys, are now making you tip out your notebooks too. Once they are out, the …
Business 13 Sep 1998, 17:25
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire