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UpdatedWith the 2GHz Pentium 4 nicely launched, Intel's attention will now turn to its successor, the 0.13 micron die-shrink codenamed Northwood, due to ship in November at 2GHz and 2.2GHz.
Free software developers are ready and willing to take up the challenge of creating open web standards, if the W3C implements royalty-bearing licenses.
DSL services must be subsidised if the price is to fall sufficiently to make it a mass-market broadband product.
When is a business not out of business? When the managing director of 08002go.com says so.
Sir Peter Bonfield, chief exec of BT, has warned that the public debate over broadband has become "disconnected from reality" and that hi-speed Net access is not "the answer to everything".
Nortel Networks has revised its forecasts to warn of deeper net losses of $3.6 billion on lower than expected revenues of $3.5 billion.
VIA sold NT$2.598 billion ($75.268 million) worth of silicon last month.
3ware, an American enterprise storage vendor, has decided to drop its Escalade line of storage switch products and focus solely on its Palinade line.
ATI today said it made $2.2 million (one cent a share) in the three months to 31 August, the company's final quarter of its 2001 fiscal year.
This year, PC sales worldwide will fall for the first time, and the longterm prognosis for the market is poor, according to some pundits.
Colt Telecom has dramatically recovered from funding worries today with the announcement that major shareholder Fidelity is to increase its stake from 47.7 per cent to 54 per cent.
Azlan, the European networking distie/trainingfirm , has broken through the doom and gloom with an upbeat trading statement.
Reports from Reuters indicate that BEA is going to come under intensified pressure from IBM as Big Blue has set about bundling WebSphere with its servers and has also developed a partnership with a European software house that, previously, worked with BEA.
The "landrush" for new .info domains is exposing weaknesses in its registrar's infrastructure and already protest sites are sprouting up.
BTopenworld is offering 850,000 existing narrowband customers the chance to upgrade to its broadband DSL service for nowt.
UpdatedThere is a very serious issue with Microsoft's WorksSuite Money 2001 product working on Windows XP - it doesn't. And this means system builders may delay selling XP based machines.
The FBI has teamed up with the industry experts to formulate a list of the 20 most important Internet security vulnerabilities.
EMI has taken the first step toward the creation of a universal digital music delivery platform by licensing its back catalogue to Pressplay, nominally a rival to EMI's joint venture with BMG and Warner, MusicNet.
The Recording Industry Ass. of America has sued peer-to-peer MP3 file sharing services FastTrack, Grokster and MusicCity.
DRAM is forecast to plummet through the $1 barrier before the end of the year.
Strong cryptography does more good for society than harm and placing backdoors in encryption products to allow law enforcement access to plain text messages would be "worse than futile", encryption guru Phil Zimmermann told The Register today.
The W3C today denied that it has misled the web community on the status of its controversial RAND license, but confirmed to us that RAND was effectively already in "beta".
Just when you thought crowd surveillance with facial recognition gear was the sickest idea circulating, some naive do-gooder comes along with 'brain fingerprinting' to detect evil memories, loudly urging its use as a public security measure in the wake of the 11 September tragedies.
Details of the proposed specification of a Solaris system featuring an appliance-optimised version of Sun Microsystems' UltraSPARC III processor have been leaked to El Reg.