19th September 1999 Archive
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Register in shock objectivity failure...
At the last minute, IBM has torpedoed plans for a new OS/2 client from Stardock Systems, despite apparently having no plans for a new client of its own. The decision, made by IBM last Thursday, comes after six months of negotiation and an agreement in principle, so it looks suspiciously like IBM corporate would prefer to see OS/ …
Business 19 Sep 1999, 15:59
Most definitely, we reckon. And not just because it quacks like a D-UX...
Compaq's next move in the OS shootout will be to put a couple of rounds into the IA-64 version of Tru64, according to US reports (which we suspect of being spread around by our good friend Terry Shannon of Shannon Knows Compaq). Our take is that it's virtually certain to happen, and that it's just a matter of timing. Compaq has …
Business 19 Sep 1999, 16:51
With SCSI RAID on-board, would you believe...
High end games hardware specialist GamePC has added Athlon machines to its range, and is promising Kryotech cooled versions overclocked to 800MHz in early October. The company, which offers off the shelf or build to order high-powered PC gaming systems, is currently offering the Titan system, based on a 600MHz Athlon,and the …
Business 19 Sep 1999, 17:16
Prices not expected to rise
Squeeze hard enough and the worm will surely turn. Taiwan, arch dumper (allegedly) has slapped punitive duties on five foreign DRAM makers found guilty of dumping chips on the island. The five, Micron, IBM, NEC, Samsung and Hyundai, will each have to pay a levy of 61.3 per cent on DRAM chips they sell on the island, according to …
Business 19 Sep 1999, 22:22
Are you sitting comfortably, dear?
In 1984, legendary Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie sacked the paper’s astrologer after he was "found to have been recycling predictions… in a letter apocryphally said to have started 'As you will no doubt have foreseen…'"* Fifteen years later, Mackenzie is mixing it up with astrologers again -- but this time he's doing it online, in …
Business 19 Sep 1999, 23:19
- 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?
- Analysis Spam and the Byzantine Empire: How Bitcoin tech REALLY works
- VIDEO Herschel Space Observatory spots galaxies merging