Excite@Home is to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and flog its broadband operation to AT&T for $307 million in cash.
The world's first 3G network goes live today in Tokyo, Japan. Run by NTT DoCoMo, the networks will enable subscribers to watch video clips and listen to music on new mobile handsets. If two people use the handets they will be able to see one another thanks to an in-built camera on the device.
German investment bank, West LB, is set to make a renewed offer for BT's fixed line phone network, according to the Times.
The Nimda worm was the most infectious computer virus last month, according to the number of calls logged by anti-virus vendor Sophos.
The "powerful 3D rendering and animation environment" that comes with the Windows XP Plus! pack isn't entirely compatible with several major graphics chipsets, according to the relevant system requirements page. ATI Radeon and Rage 128, Nvidia RIVA TNT2 and GeForce won't run some (unspecified) Plus! features, while 3DFX Voodoo, Savage 4 and Savage 2000 have "major compatibility issues" and aren't supported at all.
Motorola and Siemens are looking at creating a new joint venture to cover their handset and/or wireless infrastructure business, according to the Wall Street Journal.
A belated storm of protest has greeted a move by the World Wide Web Consortium to bless fee-bearing patents as official web standards.
The prices AMD is setting for its Athlon XP processors is turning at least one system builder away from the chip.
Pan-European online travel agency, ebookers.com, could axe up to 120 jobs as a result of the slow-down in the travel industry following the terror attacks in the US on September 11.
Intel today launches 12 new mobile CPUs, designed to cover "every PC segment".
Updated Cisco staffers are buying competitors' products from Amazon.com.
UK businesses are wasting £17 billion a year through IT expenditure because managers haven't bothered to apply proper asset management concepts, says a new report by KPMG.
Britain is trailing yet another broadband league table giving rise to further concerns about the future of broadband Britain.
Apple's OS X finally looks like becoming a contender, with the 10.1 update providing the much-hyped speed boost.
Fayrewood, the UK-listed networking distributor, issued a profit warning today - it now expects operating profit before goodwill in H1 to be 45 per cent lower than same time last year.
Realtime Distribution, one of the VIA co-defendants fingered in the UK round of Intel versus VIA P$ patent lawsuits (see more here), says its customers are getting increasingly annoyed with Chipzilla's heavy-handed tactics.
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Nvidia today announced the launch of the Titanium family - three so-called GPUs positioned at the high and mid-ends of the PC graphics market.
Answering Intel's 1.1 GHz Celeron arrival at the end of August, AMD has released its budget-range 1.1 GHz Duron processor. Like its 1 GHz predecessor, the chip is based on the Morgan core, which includes nifty gizmos like SSE instructions and data prefetch.
The world has all manner of binary terrors to contend with this month.
A Ministry of Defence bunker, at a secret location in the north-east of London, is to be outfitted into a secure hosting facility, following its purchase for an undisclosed sum by AL Digital.
Defacement archive Alldas.de is back online after repeated hacking attacks forced it to find a fresh home.
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A group of British hackers has claimed to have broken into the systems of banks in the Sudan, and extracted information on accounts related to Osama's bin Laden terrorist network.
Foreign secretary Jack Straw launched a scathing attack on the civil liberties lobby in an interview on Radio 4 on Friday.
SuSE Linux, Germany's best-known contribution to the open source community, has secured E15m ($13.9m)in a new financing round.
Compaq has let everyone know that its Q3, ended September 30, was an absolute dog, with sales and profits both dragged down in the aftermath of September 11.