Iomart, the Scottish-based ISP has sold its Madasafish consumer operation to an undisclosed buyer for £3m in cash.
In October last year, the government delivered a massive boost to the UK PC recycling industry when it revealed its intention to donate 35,000 PCs to the poor in a £10m scheme.
AMD today officially unveiled: its new name for the Athlon, the Athlon 4; two new mobile chips; amd Compaq as a customer for aforesaid mobile.
Windows XP beta code has been leaking gently for practically the whole process, but on Friday Microsoft fell victim to the Big One. A beta tester's login leaked, was broadcast across IRC and via instant message, and the Great Escape ensued.
Microsoft is to supply USB 2.0 drivers for Windows XP after all.
Another Microsoft leak? On Friday The Register was under the impression that Win2k Service Pack 2 had just been released, but looking at it now, we're not sure that was exactly the case.
Tim Berners-Lee has finally been awarded the credit due to him by receiving a fellowship of the Royal Society - the UK's highest scientific honour.
Cable & Wireless has dipped into its £6bn cash reserves to buy Digital Island, the lossmaking Microsoft-centric ISP for $340m in cash and assumed debt.
Acer lost five offices, at a cost of $20.36 million, as a Taiwan tower-block turned into a towering inferno on Sunday.
Britain's political leaders might be involved in an election battle - but at onlinegames.net they're fighting for their lives.
UpdatedNTL is to announce an alliance with Orange that will see Orange routing calls through NTL's cable network and NTL offer a mobile phone service. Both will benefit from lower costs.
Reverse logistics is the bane of the channel. Poor handling of returns can mean the difference between huge loss and small profit. And in the consumer sector it can mean the difference between survival and collapse, especially if the Consumer Association gets its teeth into you.
Computer 2000 is touting its financial strength in a move to capture more business in the UK system builder market. The Tech Data sub has promoted Rob Epstein, previously in charge of the company's Compaq ops, to run its components division.
The IR35 legislation that increases the tax paid by IT consultants may become an election issue thanks to its inclusion in the Conservative Party's manifesto.
The parents of a 13 year-old boy who committed suicide are blaming his suspension from school following allegations of hacking for his death.
Memory chipmaker Hynix Semiconductor has denied it's in talks to sell 19.2 percent of the company to US investment fund Newbridge Capital.
Nokia has reiterated that it is turning to the Linux community to ensure that its Media Terminal set-top box, due to be launched later this year, has plenty of applications from the word go.
Infineon has demanded that its former parent Siemens cut its majority stake in the chip maker and allow it to go its own way.
UpdatedTesco is honouring orders made on its web site following a pricing balls-up.
A Irish man has been found guilty of putting a rival sandwich-maker's name and telephone number on a prostitution Web site in the country's first Internet libel case.
The number one UK soap Coronation Street is to feature a storyline in which the issue of paedophiles "grooming" kids over the Net will be played out by main character Sarah Louise Platt.
Almost 50 staff have been told their jobs are under threat amid speculation that troubled dotcom, Gameplay, is due to make an announcement about its future.
As you may have heard by now, Douglas Adams, star author of the five-book Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy, died suddenly aged 49 on Friday morning in California. He was exercising vigorously and had a heart attack.
Intel today opened a $250 million research facility. Its remit: to develop next-generation chips that will be built on 300mm wafers.
One of the wondrous innovations in IE6 is its P3P-awareness. This is illustrated by the little warning sign you'll see at the bottom of the page if the site you're visiting doesn't have a privacy statement that is P3P-readable.
HWRoundupThe new Athlon 4 is launched today. Check out our story here... (Why didn’t they keep the name: Palomino? It's far better).
HW RoundupThis German student puts the slide-rule through AMD average selling prices and publishes twice a week in handy Excel format here. The site has plenty to interest investor types too.
Apple's long list of retail sites has grown to include two more locations: one Germantown, Memphis and another in Birmingham, Alabama.
UpdatedA leading advocate for e-commerce in the UK feels let down by online banking after Barclays lost some of his account details after a site redesign last week.
Intel may not meet its earnings forecast of $6.2-6.8 billion. So reckons US merchant bank Thomas Weisel Partners analyst Eric Ross.