2nd July 2000 Archive
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And, of course, it's in Japan
Thanks to Firestone for alerting us to these pages on Pricewatch Japan, which show how the battle between AMD and Intel is running on Akihabara streets. The pages, in Japanese, have pictures of the Thunderbird 1GHz Athlon as well as Intel's Cumine 1GHz processor in its 1.0B recension. And this is a part-translation of what the …
Channel 2 Jul 2000, 09:48
Column Peregrinations of a raving vulture
Pretty busy week in Blighty. The IT week really kicked off with the Networks Show held in Birmingham. Every year, since it started, British hacks have had a choice of charabancs and chemin-de-fers to take them to the gruesome National Exhibition Centre just outside Birmingham. But it was Hobson's Choice and Shanks' Pony this …
Business 2 Jul 2000, 16:42
The gags just get cruder and cruder...
A bogus email sent out to Hotmail users claims they'll be cut off if they don't prove they're using their accounts. In order to do so, all they've got to do is forward the email to other Hotmail users. Something of an intellectual breakthrough, this one. Rather than using security holes in the email client and a meat-headed …
Music and Media 2 Jul 2000, 17:52
Sometimes it's better just to keep your head down...
An Internet security startup is now light a 400 pound co-founder, following a rather too public dust-up with Southwest Airlines over seat assignments. Amply-proportioned Tony Mazzamuto of Orange County outfit Cyberbuck Corp complained loudly to local news services after Southwest insisted to he buy two seats in order to …
Business 2 Jul 2000, 17:58
- Product Round-up Smartwatch face off: Pebble, MetaWatch and new hi-tech timepieces
- Geek's Guide to Britain The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex
- FLABBER-JASTED: It's 'jif', NOT '.gif', says man who should know
- If you've bought DRM'd film files from Acetrax, here's the bad news
- VIDEO Herschel Space Observatory spots galaxies merging