Even if you've been following our saga of Micro-Soft's 1975 Altair BASIC here and here, - one question remains unanswered.
Sun Microsystems has claimed that it has surpassed IBM in revenues from server sales in the UK despite the fact that it trails to Big Blue globally.
AMD has begun sampling its 1.4GHz and 1.5GHz Athlon 4 processors based on the company's new Palomino core.
UpdatedVIA unveiled today its first chipset designed specifically for AMD's mobile Athlon 4: the long-awaited Twister K.
The board of recently acquired LineOne is to head-up Tiscali's operation in the UK as the Italian ISP moves to create one single branded operation in Britain.
UpdatedThe Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 code currently available seems to be official after all, despite some Microsoft claims that it's not yet official, and that it's only probably completely finished.
Security firm Baltimore is going to slash 250 jobs as Q1 losses have grown to £71.9 million, up from £7.5 million a year earlier.
It looks like it's the end of the road for online bookseller BOL.com as a standalone business. German media giant Bertelsmann is going to fold the company into its book club arm according to the FT.
Energis, the UK business telecoms company, has announced an increased pre-tax loss for the year of £100.6 million but a 50 per cent increase in earnings, 70 per cent increase in turnover and a step up in operating profit from £9.1 million last year to £47.0 million.
Networking reseller Dimension Data Holdings has reported a 68 per cent rise in profit for the first half of its financial year.
Don't take anyone else's word for it, Intel itself has finally admitted that its Itanium processor will 'ship' at the end of this month.
Microsoft is to sign up for the Safe Harbour data protection agreement between the US and the European Union, according to an announcement made by company director of corporate privacy (oh yes, there is one) Richard Purcell in Brussels today.
Some interesting components to ATI's Radeon roadmap appear to have leaked out of the company.
Gameplay's Boxed Games business in the UK lost an estimated £6.4 million before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation during the eight months ending March 31 2001.
A Judge has told a 13-year-old boy, found guilty of possessing over 300 obscene pictures, that an interest in porn is healthy. It didn't stop him giving the lad an 18-month supervision order and putting him on the sex offenders' register for two-and-a-half years though.
Sony has recruited AOL to provide Net access for its PlayStation 2 console, clearly part of its strategy to fight Microsoft's Xbox if the timing of the announcement and the schedule for the services the partners will provide are anything to go by.
The fate of Madge.Web and its staff looks set to be sealed by the end of next week.
El Reg has got more e-lection fun - but this time it's serious.
UpdatedApple has launched its chain of High Street retail outlets with the promise that it will open 25 stores across the US throughout the year.
Renowned private security expert Steve Gibson has been subject to two major denial of service attacks in the past fortnight.
PC vendors are planning to introduce dynamic pricing to shift inventory online.
AMD has finally won over Dell. The PC vendor will end its exclusive use of Intel CPUs in June when it announces that it will use AMD's mobile Athlon 4 in an upcoming high performance laptop.
Yes, there is a screwy dll which makes it possible to attack MS Web servers running FrontPage extensions. And no, there isn't any bloody backdoor password scheme as the supremely venerable (just ask them) Wall Street Journal reported last April.
Exclusive:The sadmind/IIS worm, which has been defacing Microsoft IIS machines so prolifically during the past ten days, might be getting a little help from a poorly-worded MS security bulletin.