7th > September > 2001 Archive
Princess Fiorina kisses the Ugly Frog
Cisco Borgs are super frugal
Stephen Hawking predicts cyborg ascendancy
Stephen Hawking predicts cyborg ascendancy
Readers LettersSanDisk redefines 'megabyte' in capacity con
Vodafone's 3G phones won't provide consumers with one of the main selling points of the next-generation technology - video - because its network will not be able to support the speeds required.
Apple is sticking to its previous forecasts of a small increase in Q4 sales and shipments over Q3, accompanied by a slight increase in earnings, CFO Fred Anderson tacitly said yesterday. The company's fourth quarter end on 30 September.
Apple is replacing its old Graphite Power Mac G4 servers will up-to-date Quicksilver models, as predicted, but sooner rather than later.
Intel CFO Andy Bryant last night reiterated the company's forecast that its Q3 sales revenue will fall within his previously stated $6.2-6.8 billion range, probably just below the midpoint figure of $6.5 billion.
BTinternet has issued a final warning to some 270 Net users it claims are abusing its dial-up service and will terminate their accounts if they do not curtail their online activities.
Troubled memory maker Hynix has flogged off its LCD operation to a Taiwanese company for $650 million.
Microsoft is already putting the finishing touches to its next home entertainment product: a more multimedia, less games-oriented alternative to Xbox, codenamed HomeStation.
For the next four or so days, we will be offering you an exclusive insider's guide to the ICANN meeting in Uruguay. It should prove an interesting meeting and is sparking more press interest than ever before as people finally wake up to the realities of the situation.
Fifty jobs are under threat at AOL UK following a decision to scrap its subscription-free ISP Netscape Online.
Online bank first-e is to shut up shop after failing to attract enough customers.
PSI-Japan, one of the main founder members of the Afilias conglomeration chosen to run the new .info top-level domain names will sell its entire stake in the company in response to its bungled handling of the "sunrise" registration period for trademark holders.
The European parliament has bungled its latest attempt to outlaw spam.
A Guernsey retailer has gone to prison as part of his stand to change the Channel Islands Sunday Trading laws.
A Linux-based Trojan, which security experts believe may have originated in the UK, has been spotted on the Net.
Microsoft has dropped support for two of the three processor platforms using the PocketPC operating system. The latest version of the OS, announced yesterday, will run on ARM-based CPUs but not Hitachi's SH-3 or MIPS chips.
Sega aims to grab a 15 per cent share of the game software market in Japan and the US during the 2003-4 business year, and 12 per cent of the European arena. COO Tetsu Kayama said that Sega's goal "is to become the world's largest game software provider".
ReviewAcer is a big player in the notebook market, making products for many better-known brands. And, despite a fat-cat customer base, it also has some genuine bargains for the more cost-conscious buyer. We tested the TravelMate 210, one of Acer's low-cost models, to see what sort of a notebook you get for under £650. As you might expect, there are plenty of compromises made at this price point.
The security features of Outlook Express 6 can be easily fooled, according to this posting on security mailing list BugTraq .
Taiwan's UMC, the world's second largest chip foundry, behind TSMC, saw sales rise last month by a meagre 0.7 per cent over July's figure.
ICANN meetingIn this, the second part of our exclusive diary from the ICANN meeting in Uruguay, top man at New.net Andy Duff goes on a tour of the troops and catches a lift ride with one of the enemy before the festivities kick off tomorrow.
Intel will make the second of two moves to drive the Pentium 4 into the mainstream and low-end of the PC market on Monday when it formally launches its i845 chipset.
PowerVR, the company behind the PowerVR Series 3 graphics chip, better known as the Kyro and Kyro II, is developing Linux drivers for the part.
Cisco has issued an alert for its Intrusion Detection System (IDS), one day after launching an enhanced security portfolio.
A Guardian story published this week on Net intelligence outfit Cyveillance has sparked a furious response from the online Independent Media Centre. It claims the newspaper has been suckered.
UK user groups have urged Microsoft to push back its licensing scheme revamp to give UK businesses time to get to grips with the changes.
European football governing body Uefa is to provide live audio-streaming reports and comprehensive results coverage for important games on its website.