Nvidia's nForce chipset unwrapped
ComputexNvidia has demoed its Xbox-derived PC chipset, nForce, at the Computex tradeshow in Taiwan, as we predicted.
Tiscali UK in stick up
The outgoing hordes from LibertySurf UK made redundant last week have left a wee gift for the new occupants of their offices in Artillery Lane, London.
CSC wins $240m Schroder outsourcing deal
Schroders is expected to announce today the outsourcing of its IT operations to Computer Science Corporation, the FT reports.
When will Nvidia's nForce support Intel chips?
ComputexIt doesn't look like we'll see Nvidia's nForce integrated graphics chipset supporting Intel processors anytime soon.
Mac OS X crashes: Radeon not guilty
Learning to live with Mac OS XFellow Mac OS X adopters who have bought - or are thinking of buying - ATI's retail Radeon graphics card can rest assured: Radeon Mac Edition is supported by Mac OS X - despite all my curmudgeonly complaints that it wasn't.
Trojan lets cyber-cops plant bogus evidence
Note: This story contains incomplete and inaccurate data. Please see my explanation and partial retraction for the latest and most accurate information. -- TCG
Infineon lets Rambus retain SDRAM patents
Infineon does not want a Federal Judge to invalidate Rambus' SDRAM patents.
HP PC biz to 'lose $100m' in 2001
Hewlett-Packard is set to lose $100 million from its PC operation in 2001, according to Goldman Sachs, Sunday Business reports.
David Elstein to chair Silicon.com
David Elstein, former Channel 5 boss, is joining Silicon.com as non-exec chairman, The Sunday Times reports.
Cisco eyes up Marconi
Cisco Systems is considering making a £12 billion offer for British telecoms equipment maker Marconi.
Sun Cobalt Qube 3
ReviewCobalt may not be a familiar name, but it's been producing server appliances since 1997. Bought last year by Sun, its focus remains the same - selling easy-to manage packages, rather than intimidating devices that require an enormous amount of skill, expertise and time.
E-lection is turn-off (except for ridicule)
Britain's first "e-lection" has been a flop, according to the thinkers at The Industrial Society.
NASA scramjet crashes and burns
NASA's hypersonic scramjet project suffered a major setback on June 2 when its unpiloted X-43A research aircraft was destroyed shortly after release from a B-52.
E-government project doomed to fail
The government's 2005 deadline for getting all government services on the Internet is "doomed to fail", says a report prepared by lobby group Eurim.
Broadband Canada outperforms broadband US
Canada has double the broadband penetration compared to the US, according to a survey by Kinetic Strategies Inc.
Labour chases the hard drinking, hard texting voter
The Labour Party went all out at the weekend to woo the hard-drinking, hard-texting voter.
India to levitate flying car
An Indian boffin appears to have got the jump on his US counterparts with a 12-rotor jambusting flying car.
NetWare p/w bug is ‘not in real world’
Novell has downplayed the significance of a NetWare 5.x bug which could result in an admin password being left in plain text on a server. Crackers, it says, would not be able to access the relevant file in the first place.
Intel to release Brookdale ‘earlier than October’
Intel aims to release the 845 chipset which enables cheaper memory to run with Pentium 4, "earlier than October," Bill M Siu, an Intel veep, told Bloomberg.
ORBS is dead. Again.
Anti-spam site ORBS has vanished from the Internet, leaving just the line: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the ORBS website is no longer available". Its phone has been disconnected. And we can't find one person that can tell us what is going on (the fact that it's in the early hours in New Zealand at the moment doesn't help).
Fasthosts redundancy redundant
Users of hosting service Fasthosts are complaining the service was unavailable again today - just days after an extended outage last week.
Nvidia to offer GeForce 3-based nForce in 18-24 months
Nvidia will release a version of its nForce chipset - formerly known as Crush - powered by GeForce 3 graphics technology in under two years' time.
Zipcom buys HighwayOne
Telecoms operator Zipcom plc has acquired UK-based HighwayOne for £900,000, the company confirmed today.
Dead voters and cyberspace embroiled in election fraud worries
Fresh fears were raised over election fraud today after an experiment using the Internet, the post office, and dead voters.
Nvidia accused of ‘heavy handed’ tactics
Nvidia is using Intel-style tactics to help maintain its leadership of the PC graphics market, sources close to Taiwan's graphics card manufacturers have claimed.
AMD extending 3D Now! even further?
AMD is working on further extensions to its x86 instruction set, according to an Nvidia staffer.
Text messaging election poll kicks off tomorrow
That text messaging election poll we wrote about a week or so ago is due to kick off tomorrow. Why are we telling you again? Because we've had the press relations woman from Boltblue on the phone assuring us that you don't have to register with the company to vote.
ATI signs Acer subsidiary as board maker
ATI has signed its first third-party graphics card alliance, with Acer's DMS unit. The deal gives Acer-DMS - which the parent company is in the process of spinning off - manufacturing and worldwide distribution rights to ATI's graphics chips.
IT services firms should be ‘boring and profitable’
Sales in the UK IT services and software market grew less than ten per cent last year, according to a report out this week.
Security expert waves DDoS white flag
Security expert Steve Gibson has posted a plea on his Web site grc.com for hackers to leave him alone.
Hardware Land joins the Computex Crush
HWRoundupToday was the first day of Computex. And Hardware Land is going into hyperdrive.
Archos JukeBox 6000
ReviewMP3 players look set to take the place of personal CD players as our portable music device of choice. One of the key reasons for this is the ability to store literally hundreds of tracks on a single unit. However, in order to house your CD collection on a portable MP3 player you’ll need plenty of storage. That's where devices like the Archos JukeBox 6000, which combines an MP3 player with hard drive, come in.
Yahoo! Finest! Invade! Ibiza!
Register spies are everywhere, including Club Med in Ibiza. And they dish the dirt (disappointingly little in this case). But it just goes to show that you cannot be too careful when you are playing away, so to speak, as this report shows.
All your vote are belong to us
Yep. It was inevitable but still worth looking at. The now legendary All You Base are Belong to Us animation has been given the election treatment.
Sayanora to SAN Squabbles
The heavy hitters in the storage marketplace are getting together to make sure their kit can work together when firms build storage area networks (SANs).
US boy caged for drawing gun in class
An 11-year-old has been removed from his Elementary school in Oldsmar, US, after he drew a gun in the classroom, the St Petersburg Times Online reports. The school authorities, feeling that the boy posed a real and present danger to his schoolmates, alerted the campus police who restrained him "for his own safety."
Computer Weakly advertiser hurls email abuse
We all know infuriating ads can be - especially when they're glued onto the front cover of a magazine.
Alldas.de told to look for another home
Defacement mirror Alldas.de is looking for a new home after its ISP was subject to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack over the weekend.
Black Box buys London reseller
Black Box Corporation, the acquisition-mad US networking equipment reseller, has bought a small dealership in London, for an undisclosed price.
Little Sage beats Big Sage in US courts
Oops! Sage, the accounting software giant, has got a bit of branding trouble on its hands: a US court ruled that it has infringed the trademark of a Dallas-based software business.
Bread as a display device – we have pictures
JavaOneThe most impressive Java gadget we've seen makes its debut more than 5000 miles away from this week's JavaOne Conference in San Francisco.