UpdatedAn email of a man with weights hanging from his balls - does this tickle your sense of humour? What if the depiction is of your boss? Even funnier, hey? So amusing that you just have to send it to a workmate.
UpdatedApple's chief chivvyer of developers, Clent Richardson, has quit the company to join UK-based mobile phone operation One-2-One.
A small percentage of Hewlett-Packard's HP 71 17-inch CRT monitors could give users an electric shock.
The downturn in desktop PC sales appears to have struck the notebook market too, according to the latest figures from NPD Intelect covering the US retail arena.
Hackers are a greater threat than terrorists, Foreign Secretary Robin Cook reckons.
Microsoft's Xbox will launch with a stack of games from Sega, Bill Gates announced in Tokyo this morning.
A Federal judge has ruled that the controversial "Nuremburg Files" US Web site, which lists the names and personal details of doctors in the States that carry out abortion, is legal and can be published on the Internet.
Text messaging - far from being an easy way to transmit quick information without having to talk to anyone - is an art form, according to The Guardian. Which is why it is hosting a text message poem competition with the first prize of £1,000.
It's been a bad week for Internet Explorer users as the second potential devastating vulnerability in as many days has been discovered by security researchers.
For the second time in recent US history, voters have had their ballot papers discarded as invalid. This time it's the BSD community who are mourning their hanging chads.
Cohen, Milfield, Hausfeld and Toll, the attack dog of the class action world, has voluntarily dismissed its Holocaust lawsuit against IBM.
Corel's statement last week that it would see a small, but positive profit for its first quarter proved correct when the troubled software company revealed its final figures last night.
Microsoft doesn't make hardware, and you can't have failed to notice that it's been not making quite a bit of hardware recently. It has for example been not making the Xbox, not making Stinger and - just this week - not making Tablet PCs.
Tiny outsources sales call centre to Glasgow firm
The truth is finally out. Yes, John Lettice has 'Linux' tatooed on his left buttock. He wears a red hat. He prostrates himself twice daily before the Vulture Central Linus Torvalds altar. He personally oversees the 're-education' of hacks who use the word 'Windows'. He is committed to bringing down the world's education systems through the dissemination of open source OSes. He particularly wants to make life as hard as possible for D. LaTour:
Australia to make online gambling illegal This man must be the biggest luddite in history
Email: the modern day scapegoat
Yes, Bluetooth is late, but, hey, that's always the case when you're trying to establish a standard. So said Intel's Mobile Comms and Initiatives Marketing Manager, Simon Ellis, yesterday.
eMachines, the bottom-scraping budget PC maker, is sacking 16 per cent of its staff, to get expenses into line with falling sales.
Receiving emails from nutters is all part and parcel of life at Vulture Central. It makes for a bit of light reading during lunch. From time to time, however, you get something truly scary. This madness is from John boy Shmecktel. The Walton's it aint:
VIA wants to become the Apple of the low-end PC and information appliance markets, if its new-found interest in providing powerful-yet-stylish reference platforms is anything to go by.
With Microsoft's HailStorm .NET initiative hinging on the company's very own PassPort service, you'd think Redmond would be bending over backwards to stress the confidentially of user information.
John 'Lips' Leyden has had quite a week. No sooner had he got back from the journalists' Stalingrad that is CeBit and distributed all the lederhosen and oompah compilation CDs requested by fellow Reg hacks, than he found that he had fallen foul of that old chestnut - Humour Blindness Syndrome. First up was IT Administrator Joerg Uckermann:
Blimey, there could soon be a surplus of excess inventory marketplaces for the computer trade - what with Acequote, xbidit, PST's JustXs - and now Barter Trust.
Washington DC cops have been censored for sending racist, indecent and homophobic messages over police car radio systems.
A government bill currently in the House of Lords labels ISPs as publishers, in an apparent attempt to bypass their undecided legal status and enforce new tobacco advertising rules.
Some more details have emerged regarding Intel's new mobile-oriented CPU, now known by its codename, Banias.
It seems that barely a week goes by that the Home Office doesn't bring out a new bill that curtails the Internet and those that work in the IT industry.
Doubts have arisen about how meaningful impressive test results obtained on prototypes of high-speed broadband technology really are.
A bunch of former NorthPoint customers have started a petition following the company's abrupt shutdown of its DSL network.
Prudential Securities has cut its earnings predictions for both AMD and Intel for the current calendar quarter on the expectation of poorer than anticipated sales during the period.
Originator of TCP/IP, hero of the Internet and the bearded, Vint Cerf took time out from his bureaucratic job as chairman of ICANN to talk to Business 2.0.
An ingenious British student may have prevented the oft-cited Internet Toaster going the same way as the Flying Car.
Micron Technology, America's only big DRAM maker, beat Wall Street forecasts for its second quarter, posting losses of $4.1 million for continuing operations.
The young are abandoning email in favour of SMS mobile phone fun with their friends.
Anonymous Web-surfing outfit SafeWeb has just expanded its secure server facilities in New York so that Europeans can enjoy faster access to private, and virtually anonymous, Web browsing and e-mail.