Red Hat pitches open source mobile phone OS
Red Hat is to pitch an open source operating system at smartphones manufacturers - but it won't be Linux. In partnership with 3G Lab, it'll tweak the embedded Cygnus OS (eCos) for use in 3G devices under the name eCos/M3.
Tiny suffers bitch site
Tiny Computers has managed to bag itself the latest fashion accessory for the 21st Century - a gang of cyber-protestors.
Security fears are barrier for P2P networking take-off
Peer to peer networking is entering the corporate mainstream but users will need convincing that security concerns can be addressed.
ICL expense fiddler gets 14 months
An ICL programmer has been jailed for 14 months for fiddling his expenses.
Tualatin cored 1.2GHz PIII gets scoped
HWRoundupIntel has punted out the 0.13 micron PIII processor, based on the Tualatin core, at 1.2GHz. And the hardware sites have had a good look.
BTopenwoe launches broadband satellite service
BTopenworld has brought forward plans to offer a two-way broadband satellite service providing coverage for more than half the population currently outside the reach of BT's copper-wire DSL service.
NEC to axe 600 Scottish jobs
NEC is to axe 600 jobs at its Scottish chip plant due to the flaccid DRAM market.
Adobe DMCA protests spread to UK
Protests against the arrest of jailed Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov have spread oversees. The US Embassy lobby in London will be the focus of a demonstration this coming Friday August 3.
Who's doing what with enhanced Intel PIIIs
The usual suspects have announced they're building notebooks containing Intel's enhanced mobile PIIIs which arrived yesterday.
Maxtor brings out 133MBps hard drive interface
Maxtor has announced the release of the Ultra ATA/133 - the next generation of its hard drive interface.
UMC to sell off chip kit after Q2 loss
United Microelectronics Corp (UMC) has posted net losses of NT$1.9 billion ($46.1 million) for Q2 and warned of choppier waters ahead.
Freeserve threatens to move operation to Algeria
Freeserve is prepared to move its Internet operation to North Africa unless a tax loophole that saves AOL UK £30 million a year is closed.
Crucial calcs system builder memory needs
Crucial.com, Micron's online retail subsidiary, has launched an online memory calculator for system builders.
Microsoft attaches strings to XP desktop real estate giveaway
Microsoft has backtracked on its concessions to free OEMs of restrictions, reopening one of the sores exposed in the AntiTrust case.
RSA takes a long-term risk on safety
UpdatedRSA Security, which is best known for its key-token products, has announced a deal to acquire authorisation vendor, Securant Technologies.
World's first Bavarian cyber beer garden opens
The Germans have come up with what they claim is the world's first Bavarian cyber beer garden.