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 Computers has managed to bag itself the latest fashion accessory for the 21st Century - a gang of cyber-protestors.
Peer to peer networking is entering the corporate mainstream but users will need convincing that security concerns can be addressed.
An ICL programmer has been jailed for 14 months for fiddling his expenses.
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.
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 is to axe 600 jobs at its Scottish chip plant due to the flaccid DRAM market.
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.
The usual suspects have announced they're building notebooks containing Intel's enhanced mobile PIIIs which arrived yesterday.
Maxtor has announced the release of the Ultra ATA/133 - the next generation of its hard drive interface.
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 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.com, Micron's online retail subsidiary, has launched an online memory calculator for system builders.
Microsoft has backtracked on its concessions to free OEMs of restrictions, reopening one of the sores exposed in the AntiTrust case.
UpdatedRSA Security, which is best known for its key-token products, has announced a deal to acquire authorisation vendor, Securant Technologies.
The Germans have come up with what they claim is the world's first Bavarian cyber beer garden.
Tiny Computer US closed a large number of showrooms this weekend, effectively reducing the business to a mail order operation.