Agfa has decided to ditch production of low-end scanners due to the current market downturn.
Monday, 30 July marks the official launch of Intel's 0.13 micron Tualatin Mobile Pentium III processors, according to the latest pricing information to leak out of the chip giant and as we've mentioned before.
PC maker Gateway has recorded Q2 sales of $1.5 billion, down from $2.2 billion a year earlier.
Security software firm Network Associates has recorded a second quarter loss of $37 million as its sales slid by 16 per cent.
With the news that Intel will be officially unveiling its 0.13 micron Mobile Pentium III-M (aka Tualatin) on 30 July - just over a week away - followed by price cuts to the Mobile line on 16 September, it's time to revisit the chip giant's mobile roadmap.
Sun Microsystems income crashed in the last three months for the second successive quarter, putting it in the red for the period, the company reported yesterday. Although such has been its phenomenal growth in recent years the $3.09 billion Sun earned puts it back to where it was in early 2000.
Microsoft's shares have dropped five per cent on the news that its next quarter results will be lower than expected. Analyst figures suggested $7 billion in revenue but Microsoft has put it at around $6 billion to $6.2 billion. However, it expects increased growth for the whole year.
NEC is bringing IEEE1394 - aka FireWire, aka iLink - to PDAs with a low power controller chip.
Ericsson has reported a Q2 loss - but that's what the market expected.
Vodafone is slowing its construction of new mobile masts for GPRS and latterly 3G networks because it doesn't expect enough handsets to be ready in time. The old mobile truism about having nothing until you have a handset comes alive again.
eBay whipped Wall Street expectations last night when it announced profit more than tripled in the second quarter.
Hang on, this wasn't supposed to happen. Apple's Unix-based OS X could wind up being the most .NET-friendly environment outside Redmond.
Transmeta said its Q2 revenue would be down 40-45 per cent on the previous quarter's figure, and sho' nuff it was.
Nortel Networks has recorded second quarter losses of $19.4 billion, one of the largest corporate losses in history, as the telecoms equipment market continues to remain in the doldrums.
Hewlett Packard has asked its contract staff in the UK to take a pay cut to help it through the current sales downturn.
Palm will release PalmOS 4.0 as a standalone update in November, according to sources cited by Web site Palm Infocenter.
Worldwide PC shipments dropped 1.9 per cent during last quarter - the first shipment decline for the market in 15 years.
Nokia will ship a new smartphone in the final quarter of the calendar year, and it's dropped heavy hints that splashy multimedia phones like the 9210 will form the basis of its recovery into 2002.
Day two of the new Hotmail and we've found some more interesting elements.
There is bad news today for any bald, guitar-playing Afghani who likes a hand of Bridge. Human hair wigs, musical instruments and playing cards are among the 30 items which the country's Taliban fundamentalist regime has added to its list of proscribed items.
Media interest on Computer Associates at its annual user conference focused to such an extent on its managements' attempts to fend off a hostile bid from Texan billionaire Sam Wyly, that little attention was paid to the dropping of long-promised features in an upgrade of its flagship product.
In last week's Vulture Central Mailbag, we asked readers if they had any further information on the 'farmer's blow', that is, the process of sealing one nostril with a finger while ejecting snot from the other.
Hotmail upgrade will make your life better New-look Hotmail: the verdict NEVER USE CAPS IN A HOTMAIL EMAIL
Afghanistan 'bans' the Internet
WinXP product activation cracked: totally, horribly, fatally Steve Gibson really is off his rocker
SurfControl sales rocket by 200%
Revealed: What's in men's pants
The UK Government has awarded a $4bn contract for the supply of a battlefield radio system to Computing Devices Canada (CDC) in a deal that may finally bring to an end a long-running procurement fiasco.
Top dog and publisher of The Reg, Linus "Fish Fingers" Birtles was delighted to find the London cabbie that gave him a lift to work this morning was a Reg fan.
MEP Cashman tries to support pro-spam stance
Intel's Pentium III may be all but dead on the desktop, but it apparently has along life ahead of it in the mobile market. The chip giant is preparing a Mobile Pentium 4 for release in February 2002 which may eventually push the Mobile Pentium III out of the mainstream.
An animal-friendly version of Big Brother is to be launched on the Internet in September.
Oracle didn't help Cisco see the precipice Oracle aided Marconi collapse
New e-minister Alexander Douglas (or is that the other way around?) has pulled out the wireless whip and started flogging the dead auction horse. His predecessor's three efforts to get the nag moving failed miserably, but he obviously reckons he's got the knack.
Censorware company Websense is taking copyrighted articles and posting them in its own template on its site. Some of our copy, as well as articles from the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Wires and Salon have found their way onto its news section.
Chinese officials have shut down almost 2,000 cybercafes over Net addiction fears.
Undeterred by dismal prospects for public tech stocks, Linux distributor MandrakeSoft is to go public on the unregulated French Marche Libre exchange.
Compaq's 1GHz AMD Athlon 4 Presario laptops have hit the high street.
Microsoft's own Windows Update site has fallen victim to the Code Red worm.
The 'Code Red' worm, which targeted Whitehouse.gov, and which exploits the .ida buffer overflow vulnerability in the IIS Indexing Service ISAPI filter, predictably failed to deliver the network-crushing blow which several hysterics in the mainstream press and the US National Infrastructure Protection Center had warned us about.