Info appliances main thrust of Computex
Computex 2000Everywhere you went in this year's bustling Computex show, the emphasis seemed to be on information appliances. Whether it was set top boxes you wanted or handheld devices, it seemed that the entire Taiwanese industry is gearing itself up for a convergence revolution.
Acer takes Transmeta punt
Computex 2000Thanks once more to the editor of Mobile Linux for tipping us off about Acer's contribution to the Transmeta fest.
Video Trojan hoax scares up publicity for security firm
UpdatedIt sounded so very exciting on Friday: a relatively unknown computer security firm called Network Security Technologies (NETSEC) was rushing to meet with the FBI to discuss a devastating new Trojan they had discovered joined to an .avi video file.
British ISP sues AltaVista
The Free Internet Group has issued legal proceedings against AltaVista at the High Court in London.
HP Win2K OfficeJet drivers slip again
We were all eager with anticipation here at The Register - June the 19th was rapidly nearing. This was supposed to be the magic date when users of HP's all in one OfficeJet 500 (including us) would finally be able to download drivers to make them work under Windows 2000.