19th > September > 2001 Archive
Palm yesterday posted on its Web site pages devoted to its upcoming m125 PDA - and then pulled them as many of its fans started taking a look at the new machine.
Palm's follow-up to its m505 PDA, the m525, will connect to the outside world through a Bluetooth wireless link.
Dell will shortly announce workstations based on two of Intel's 2GHz Xeon processors four weeks ahead of the CPU's formal launch, system builder sources have told The Register.
BT is to lose its near-monopoly for providing directory enquiry services telecoms regulator, Oftel, confirmed today.
Mitsubishi, Japan's fifth biggest chip maker, will rid itself of 2000 staff employed by its semiconductor operation - twice the number it said last week it would eliminate in the light of a collapse in the company's projected earnings.
Rambus' shares rose rather better than they had the previous day, the effect of a second day of investor confidence in the company after it announced it would be making $200 million over the next five years out of a licensing deal with Intel.
The online travel industry, specifically the airlines themselves, are still reeling from the terrorist attacks in the US last week.
BTopenworld has completed a U-turn on part of its broadband strategy by deciding to concentrate almost solely on providing access and ditching plans to create a portal of broadband content.
Online shoppers are still being ripped off according to the latest survey from Consumers International.
The big debate raging today at Vulture Central centres on Norway, to whit, is it part of Europe, or what?
The head of incumbent telco Telstra has become a hate figure throughout the Australian Net community because in his wisdom he has decided that even those paying Au$90 (£30) for a DSL account will have a 3Gb per month cap on their usage. This man is Ziggy Switkowski and he's not flavour of the month. He claims the cap is …
Fault-tolerance = Unix (or Proprietary), right? Wrong, in June this year, Stratus, the veteran maker of fault-tolerant servers, debuted its first system based on Windows 2000 and Intel chips.
BT Wholesale today hit a significant milestone in the roll-out of broadband in Britain with the announcement that it has installed ADSL kit in its 1000th exchange.
All has not gone smoothly with the migration of MSN's UK customers to Web-based email accounts.
S'kiddies have taken out the mail server used by the moderators of an Islamic Usenet group in the latest of a serious of untargeted attacks by "vigilante" hackers following last week's terrorist attacks on the US.
A UK software company is being forced to defend itself against the attentions of the UK's financial watchdog, the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Microsoft will ship Office for Mac OS X in November for a decidedly steep $499.