Stanley Kalms, the man who turned Dixons from a single outlet photographic studio, into the UK's biggest electronics and computer retailer, is to retire.
Pope John Paul II's influence may extend to all matters spiritual, but his Holiness's clout doesn't run to the extra-terrestrial, it seems. US rocket courier NASA has banned space shuttle Endeavour fly-boy Umberto Guidoni (above) from being the first man to deliver the world's first ultra-atmospheric papal missive. The …
A Dutch company may have come up with a technological solution to end bigamy.
Samsung Electronics has shown it's handling the memory price slide by posting net profits of 1.24 trillion won ($940 million) for the first quarter of 2001.
Iwill says it doesn't exist. So what's this screen grab all about then? Look closely: 'Dual socket 603 for Intel DP Foster and Next Generation Processors'
Mobile phone users could be costing the record industry up to a $1 million a day according to a new report.
Bill Gates is no longer the richest man on the planet. Thanks to the DoJ and the recent fall in tech stocks, poor ole Bill will have to make do with £37.5 billion. He had lead the world for three years thanks to his huge share holding in Microsoft but now new king of the castle is publicity-shy head of Wal-Mart S Robson Walton - worth a staggering £45.3 billion.
The academic cracker crew led by Princeton University Computer Science Professor Edward Felten, which answered the HackSDMI public challenge of last September with 'unqualified' results, has received veiled threats of criminal prosecution under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) from the SDMI Foundation in hopes that the team will be cowed into withholding what it's learned from an upcoming computer science conference.
Intel has confirmed next Sunday's price cuts following today's launch of the 1.7GHz Pentium 4 at just $352 in trays of 1000 CPUs.
Intel released the 1.7GHz Pentium 4 this morning, as expected.
Spinmeisters from some of Britain's leading telecoms and Internet companies have been getting gobby ahead of "Bandwidth Aid" - a charity pub quiz to be held this week between rival PR offices to raise cash for Comic Relief.
The Isle of Man is making a play for the title of first ever functioning 3G mobile network, but as we understand it, it will be a rather drab affair. The tiny island - most famous for the TT motorbike races that take place there each year - has its own government and most importantly in this case, its own telecoms company, Manx Telecom.
Infineon will attempt to prove that Rambus has not only tried to hoodwink the chip industry's standards body, JEDEC, but used similar tactics on the US Patent and Trademark Office.
A Californian airport was closed for six hours on Friday, following a bomb scare.
A security flaw in Netscape's SmartDownload browser plug-in leaves users vulnerable to attack even if the application is disabled.
The campaign to have 'Jedi' recognised as an official religion in the forthcoming UK census has received a boost. The census form itself confirms that entering a frivolous faith therein will not result in an appearance before the courts.
HWRoundup Don't know whether you've noticed but Intel has knocked out the 1.7GHz Pentium 4. And so, here is a brief list of what the boys have made of it, and some reference links for you.
A million Net users in Britain have joined the online community since January, a new report claims today.
It you do one sensible thing this week, go through your mobile and phone directory and change all the numbers. Why? Because the second swathe of poorly publicised and irritating phone number changes is about to take place - this Friday.
NASA will take a step closer to viable hypersonic air travel when it tests its scramjet-powered X43A. NASA hopes that the project will successfully overcome the great technological hurdle for such vehicles - how to accelerate to greater than Mach 5 (approx. 3,600mph at sea level) without using rocket motors. The …
The Intel propaganda machine swung into action as Intel officially unveiled the Pentium 4 1.7. Skipping a generation to move directly from 1.5GHz to 1.7GHz, Intel must have found the hot breath of the chasing pack from AMD a little close for comfort.
Napster has licensed audio software specialist Relatable's audio analysis technology, called TRM, in a bid to control which music tracks are shared on its network.
Infineon Technologies has finished building its fab in Dresden, which will churn out memory products using 300mm technology.
SGI lost $141 million last quarter and will be ridding itself of 1000 employees - 15 per cent of its workforce - in order to get back into the black.
Compaq today claims a benchmark record for mid-range servers in SAP BW, a component of mySAP Business Intelligence BI.
IBM has introduced two mid-range servers which it said offer users a more economical and reliable alternative to comparable kit from Sun Microsystems, the Unix market leader.
Despite numerous "judgments" against owners of protest sites, it seems that the little man is unswayed and the Internet remains a perfect medium for making grumblings heard.
IBM has improved Linux application support for AIX 5L, its flagship Unix operating system.
PR company Portfolio Metrica Group was very surprised to find its Web site had vanished this morning and had been replaced by a mirror of American cuckoos Free2Try.com.
Gateway is to quit selling its PCs in OfficeMax shops in the US.
A US software company, which includes some of the top names in the IT industry on its customer list, has ditched a multi-million dollar event after customers said they could no longer afford the plane tickets to get there.
Compaq profits dropped in the first quarter, and it warns of a tough Q2.