Update Burger King has pulled a promotion handing out a million CDs containing software for kids ISP and portal kzuk.net over fears that it gives children access to pornography.
MS on Trial The Gang of Seven judges in the Court of Appeals have been outflanked by Judge Jackson. Tucked away in his Order certifying the joint case to the Supremes is the news that his Final Judgement of 7 June be "stayed in its entirety" (meaning the conduct remedies as well as the breakup) until the appeal is heard and decided, unless the stay is vacated by an appellate court.
Corel's recent prediction of a widening Q2 loss and falling revenues proved pretty close to the mark yesterday when the Canadian software company announced its second quarter results.
Holiday company Airtours has made fantastic PR capital out of letting a 50p online auction bid buy a £500 holiday to Greece.
How long is a lifetime on the Net? Shorter than you w'd think.
World Online paid Sarah Ferguson, Dutchess of York, $1 million to promote the company for 15 days, the FT says. Apparently, she was paid up front and only put in three or four days' worth of appearances, before her services were terminated by the new management.
Dell will beat arch-rival Compaq to the MP3 music market when it launches the Dell Digital Audio Receiver (DAR) this week, based on the Rio player from S3, formerly known as Diamond Multimedia.
Just when you're getting used to the idea that Windows ME really is the last of the Win9x line of operating systems, you get a hint that maybe it's not, after all. Once upon a time Win98 was officially the last of the Win9x line, but since then Microsoft has put out two more upgrades, Win98 SE last year and now Windows ME - the latter is almost certainly definitely the last, but if it is, what's Tiger?
Fridges and household appliances may be the future victims of PC-related bugs.
Palm licensee Handspring raised $200 million yesterday when it launched itself as a publicly owned company.
BT could face legal action if it pursues its claim over the ownership of hyperlinks.
The DTI has denied allegations that it is to rake failed e-tailer Boo.com over the coals.
Dell yesterday reiterated its support for Linux, naming the open source operating system as one of its "strategic" OS products and Red Hat as its preferred Linux supplier.
S3 is to support Dolby's Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) digital music format in future versions of its Rio MP3 player and the upcoming Rio 600.
Compaq is losing out in the UK home PC market due to intense competition from direct sellers Tiny and Time.
ADSLuk, the e-zine that follows British broadband issues with the tenacity of a bush tracker, believes BT won't roll out domestic ADSL services before mid-to-late September 2000.
The IEEE will this week award Chipzilla chairman Andy Grove its highest accolade in recognition of pioneering semiconductor research and, well, helping the chip business shrug off its 'beards in white lab coats' image.
The reputation of computer and mobile phone industries for being environmentally unfriendly is about to change.
BBC director general Greg Dyke is to inject an extra £58 million into public service broadcasting - but can only afford a paltry £8 (yes, eight pounds) for its revamped online sports service.
Stockholm In an unusually frank admission that he has other plans than to work for Intel forever, Craig Barrett, CEO of the semiconductor firm, told The Register he is looking for a successor, almost certainly from inside the company.
Hacktivists hijacked the Nike Web site, pointing surfers to another site announcing an event called S-11. The site is highly critical of globalism and its effects on the national economies, eco-systems and workers in third-world countries.
Mexico's leftist Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) has commissioned computer hackers to crack a password protecting a list of those benefiting from a $100 billion bank bailout which followed the currency crisis of 1994 and 1995, Reuters reports.