AMD Palomino, Morgan
slide back on schedule
AMD Roadmap UpdateAMD may not have delayed Palomino, ClawHammer and co. after all. The updated AMD desktop processor roadmap published yesterday by Germany's c't magazine doesn't appear to be quite as up-to-date as we had first supposed.
Infogrames losses shrink
French publishing behemoth Infogrames has issued a statement today claiming that its losses are down for the last six months ending 31 December because the US side of its operation has moved into profitability.
More UK jobs to go at Razorfish
Razorfish is set to make more job cuts in the UK on top of the 43 losses announced last month.
Mouse claws PC to death
HWRoundupWell, enough of all that boring imaging equipment, digital scanners and the like. Let's get right down to the nitty gritty and look at a rodent red in tooth and claw. Yes, mice are not boring and here we have the Claw Mouse reviewed by System Logic. A nine button mouse, it will claw its way through doom-laden scenarios and the like and may even attack your PC. (Extremely tenuous reason for exciting headline ends here - but a Zip drive we bought last week spits out the disk so fast it could decapitate you if you're not careful. Thanks too for those readers who've pointed out it's not really a mouse, either - but that would demolish our headline even more...)
EC to launch Net crime forum in May
The European Commission is to launch an Internet crime forum in May based on the UK's model of Net crime fighting.
Canadians target filtered Napster fans for profit
Canadian Web site development company PulseNewMedia has followed Aimster and released code to undo Napster's attempt to block 135,000 songs from its network.
Novell CEO steps down as it acquires consulting firm
Novell's long-standing chief executive Eric Schmidt is to step aside as part of a deal by the networking software vendor to acquire IT solutions firm, Cambridge Technology.
e-district.net finds £1m blackhole
Shareholders of e-district.net were misled about the company's financial performance to the tune of £1 million according to an initial report into irregularities at the company.
USB set to tackle 1394 peer-to-peer advantage
Universal Serial Bus will soon get the one feature that separates it from IEEE 1394: peer-to-peer operation.
UK rejects US-style software patents
The UK government has plumped against any changes to software patent laws, argueing that business methods should remain unpatentable.
Eazel releases Nautilus 1.0 on the sly
Eazel has released the first full version of its 'Linux for the rest of us' desktop user interface, Nautilus.
Ramblers offered a virtual walk
Ramblers frustrated that restrictions imposed due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease are curtailing their favourite pass time are been offered the chance to take a virtual walk instead.
Why does BBC's Watchdog promote Apple iMacs?
Have you ever wondered why the BBC's consumer champion Watchdog happily promotes Apple's iMac machines?
Hoojit.com weeks away from being titsup.com
Chris Matthews - the e-ntrepreneur who reportedly made £90 million when he sold his ISP/telco, Telinco, to WorldOnline last year - has had his golden fingers burned.
AMD to push Intel with new Athlon pricing
AMD plans to rapidly move its forthcoming 1.3GHz and 1.33GHz Athlons to the price point currently occupied by the 1.2GHz processor to continue to keep pressure on Intel in the desktop sector.
IR35 protesters enter High Court
On site reportThis morning at 10.30, the Professional Contractors Group took its case to the High Court in a bid to overturn the Inland Revenue's IR35 tax legislation regarding consultants. We were there to see it kick off.
Teacher gets two years for anti-Communist Net remark
Chinese authorities have jailed a teacher for criticising the government on the Internet.
Tiny shows off home entertainment box
Tiny has finally got round to revealing what its big time consumer product is. This is the device that will save it from the ravages of the skinny-margin retail PC business.
Itanic Zombies check into Motel of Distinction
Intel has fleshed out its www.itanium.com page, although the website, much like the moribund processor itself, promises much more than it actually delivers.
£850m BT contract awarded to Marconi
Marconi has announced a major coup for its networking business after it was selected as sole supplier for a major upgrade to BT's core network.
Disk drive failure is top bugbear for IT pros
Hard drive crashes are the number one concern for systems administrators in charge of keeping storage systems up and running.
Motorola to slash 7,000 jobs
Motorola is going to slash an extra 7,000 jobs from its personal communications workforce on top of the 5,000 jobs which went in December.
C&W to axe 4,000 jobs
Cable and Wireless share price went into free-fall this afternoon after it announced that the economic downturn in the US and Japan would hit revenues.
Intel boxes clever on mobiles, desktop chipsets
RoadmapThe Celeron can't be long for this world, can it?
Transmeta ships, renames Mobile Linux
Transmeta's Linux-on-Crusoe project, Mobile Linux, has been renamed and handed over to the open source world.
Intel kicks off worldwide ASP marketing scheme
Intel has kicked off a scheme aimed at snaring the world's Application Service Providers.
Tiny C code bests seven-line DVD decoder
Coder Charles M Hannum has created the smallest program capable of decoding a Content Scrambling System (CSS) DVD file, beating last week's seven-line Perl shell script 442 bytes to 472 (excluding newline bytes).
Health industry warns of ‘sinister’ govt legislation
Health professionals, academics, politicians and privacy specialists have all come out in opposition to "sinister" government legislation which threatens to wreck the basic premise of doctor/patient confidentiality.
Future to axe 75% of Daily Radar staff
We have it on good authority that Future Publishing is to lay off 75 per cent of staff working on its Daily Radar UK content operation as part of an "Internet restructuring".
Taiwan mobo makers in February salesfest
Taiwan's motherboard makers should be celebrating this month after a bumper stack of orders.
We've got the solution. Where's the problem?
Firms selling antivirus software for mobile platforms are "selling insurance for something that doesn't exist" - an antivirus software firm claims.