Microsoft fired off a copious salvo of press releases Wednesday making spectacular claims in support of its half-billion-dollar effort to market the Xbox games console.
Intel will take the wraps off its comms-oriented system-on-a-chip product that merges CPU, memory and data-processing DSP technology onto a single slab of silicon.
Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 finally went official yesterday, after several weird days where it wasn't official, but you could get it through the various links being assembled on the Microsoft site and elsewhere. The appearance of SP1 in the "new downloads" section of microsoft.com yesterday seems to have been a placeholder for the forthcoming SP2 link, and the official front door for all things SP2 is now here.
Hewlett-Packard has cut sales targets for the current quarter, while reporting a 66 per cent profit drop in Q2.
System Builders Summit, Monte CarloSystem builders seem keen to make Intel squirm over Rambus'defeat in court.
System Builders Summit, Monte CarloWhat is a good way to slash notebook prices and grab market share? Well, one way is to build them using desktop components like German outfit Gericom. (How weird is that name - sneering xenophobic Billy Britons couldn`t have come up with a better one for a discount German PC manufacturer.)
UK system builder Evesham.com is preloading software on its PCs which is designed to slash its support costs by 25 per cent.
Tiscali is to axe 300 British jobs within the next fortnight as part of its bid fuse three ISPs into one UK operation.
Scottish police have been forced to rethink an anti-drugs campaign after discovering they were sending kids to a porn Web site.
Since our last article on the compatibility problems that Roxio's Easy CD Creator software is having with Win2k machines, we've received nearly a hundred emails disputing the company's official explanation.
British Telecom is joining Intel - now there's a marriage made in heaven - to create mobile devices based on the chip maker's upcoming comms-oriented system-on-a-chip.
Users of BT's broadband ADSL service Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of England have been unable to use the service for last 24 hours because of major technical problems.
Sony and Toshiba are to co-develop 0.10 and 0.07 micron chip fabrication processes, the two companies said today.
Following our piece on Windows XP copy protection yesterday (MS tips its hand on WinXP protection system) we've received some interesting emails, and there may also have been developments, one of these being that a new build of XP, 2475, may have leaked.
ICANN has finally given details of the new top-level domains that have been an age in coming. Well, not all the details, just the details for .biz and .info. The other five are in the pipeline.
Motorola will shrink its upcoming ARM-based additions to the Dragonball processor family to 0.13 micron next year.
IT consultant Graham Browne is to be tried at the Old Bailey in September for attempting to blackmail an unidentified financial institution for £25 million over weak security, Private Eye reports.
A Web site which claimed to expose two-timing love cheats has turned out to be hoax.
Europe this week moved one step closer to forcing computer manufacturers to pay to recycle products.
System Builders Summit, Monte CarloSoftware vendor Bigfix is searching for an alternative way to sell its technology, an application which searches for and identifies PC problems, to UK system builders.
Only one in five Brits who use the Net at home spend more than ten hours surfing per month, according to a survey out today.
Some creative folk have been inspired by Bruiser Prescott's antics yesterday and knocked up a Splat the MP game, which you can play here.
Gameplay plc has sold its retail sales games operation in the UK and the Nordics for less than the cost of half a pint of beer.
Dell may have inadvertently confirmed that it is indeed to offer an notebook PC based on AMD's Mobile Athlon 4 processor.
The so-called 'cheese worm' has attracted a great deal of attention in the past 24 hours for its benign payload, which seeks to mend Linux boxes infected with at least one version of the li0n worm (which exploits a BIND vulnerability). However, it also demonstrates that there's a large number of already-compromised machines connected to the Net; and furthermore, a tiny modification to its code could render it immensely destructive.
Computacenter loses Govt. GCAT monopoly published on: The government has removed Computacenter's monopoly for supplying products through its GCAT ecommerce procurement system, CW360.com reports.
This is our first namecheck for GotApex.com. Hello and welcome. First up, check its interesting Asus A7M266 AMD 760 DDR motherboard review.