30th August 2004 Archive
Browse by publication date, or search the site.
Overdue debtors, beware!
Overdue debtors beware: You may not be able to rely on Caller ID to screen out those annoying bill collectors much longer. A California entrepreneur has a plan to bring the hacker technique of Caller ID spoofing to the business world, beginning with collection agencies and private investigators. Slated for launch this week, …
Data Networking 30 Aug 2004, 10:32
Deskside Linux workhorse
There is something rather antiquated about many of the server clusters used today by engineers, scientists and media fiends. Their high-powered computing machines are often cobbled together over many days either in a makeshift data center or an expensive room with raised floors and penguin-friendly cooling. Cables overwhelm the …
Servers 30 Aug 2004, 16:19
Sun top Opteron vendor
Itanium server sales are coming in just as expected, hitting the $14bn revenue mark halfway through 2004. Okay, well, not quite $14bn. That's the total analyst powerhouse IDC had once predicted Itanium would reach by the midway point of this year. In actual fact, total Itanium sales have hit $606m through the first two quarters …
Servers 30 Aug 2004, 18:37