IBM caught tagging San Fran streets with Linux ads
IBM has been touting its flavor of Linux for servers with what can only be described as graffiti, by stenciling peace-signs, hearts and penguins (symbolizing peace, love and Linux) on San Francisco city streets, IDG.net reports.
BTopenworld denies it's ‘sidelined’ consumers
BTopenworld is to concentrate on offering broadband services to businesses instead of consumers, the Internet division of the monster telco confirmed today.
Transmeta revenues defy industry trend
Transmeta's revenues continue to grow - not hard when you start at zip - while its loss widened slightly during the first three months of fiscal 2001.
Tesco offer shifts 400 iMacs a week
UpdatedUK grocer Tesco's latest trial run selling iMacs has come to an end, with 2000 machines being sold in five weeks, the store has claimed.
Despite PC slowdown, Microsoft results nudge past expectations
Microsoft has just nudged ahead of expectations in its Q3 results, pushing up the share price up by as much as 6.5 per cent.
Egg still on target to break even in Q4
Egg claims it is "on track" to break even during Q4, the British online bank announced today.
Ericsson sacks 12,000 after revenue slump
Ericsson has announced it will lay-off 12,000 staff in a bid top return to profitability after it announced disastrous results today.
Intel 1.7GHz P4 due Monday, at $350 – sources
Intel is set to launch the 1.7GHz Pentium 4 on Monday, blitzing prices across the P4 range into the bargain, according to numerous industry sources.
CyberNanny Web site defaced with obscenities
The Web site of a firm which provides Internet filtering software has been defaced with a string of obscenities.
World Online/Tiscali begins ‘massacre of UK employees’
World Online UK is to make 53 people redundant in what has been described as the start of a "massacre of UK employees" following the company's take-over by Italian telco Tiscali last year .
Greece and Belgium are the weakest links in MS Hacks
Two regional Microsoft Web sites have been defaced in a pair of attacks that call into question the ability of the software giant to enforce a global security policy.
Dell steals Compaq's crown
Dell became the world's top selling PC vendor in Q1, netting 13 per cent market share.
BT suffers major Web security scare
BT has suspended the services available from its Web site after an upgrade to its site went horribly wrong.
UK Govt shuts e-govt portal
The Government is to shut down its award-winning open.gov.uk Web portal - best described as the front door to Britain's e-government services - in July.
Computer fires man
DIY supershed B&Q is not content with positively vetting job applicants with its telephone virtual interview system. No. The company has now decided to allow its hi-tech cyberpersonnel department to sack people it has already employed.
Political cyberterrorism: Labour is Conservative
The general election is hotting up and the Internet will play a big part in it.
BT bills go open source
BT suspended the services available from its Web site for two hours today after an upgrade to its site went horribly wrong.
Top US lawyer seeks mobile-phone cancer cash
The US lawyer famed for wrangling billions of dollars in damages out of the tobacco industry has started legal action against a stack of mobile phone companies.