26th > December > 2000 Archive
W2K for Alpha lurks in MS cubicles
Compaq and Microsoft have once more gone out of their way to deny that they will launch a version of Windows 2000 Pro for the Alpha chip platform, but the software does exist.
China slashes telecoms costs
China is to cut the cost of using telecoms services by 50 per cent, according to reports from the country's capital.
Seattle-based technology etailer, Egghead.com, has had a miserable Christmas after admitting it was hacked late last week.
UK Govt to investigate BT
The British Government is to investigate BT amid concerns the monster telco has failed to respond sufficiently to moves to open up its network to competition.
PC Vendor Bender
The year 2000 will not be remembered as a golden year for the PC industry. Manufacturers struggled to get over Y2K order slumps at the start of the year, only to be greeted at the end of it with another sales slowdown - in the quarter when they expected to do the briskest business.
The insane domain name game
Madonna, Sting, Microsoft, William Hague - they've all had brushes with "cybersquatters" this year and survived.