15th > January > 2002 Archive

HP and Deloitte form global alliance

ComputerWire, 15 Jan 2002

Baltimore struggles to sell unit

ComputerWire, 15 Jan 2002

Hynix chief calls for patience as Micron talks drag

ComputerWire, 15 Jan 2002

Open source developers face new warranty threat

If there's one thing free software developers hate more than writing documentation, it's fighting a long-drawn out and unglamorous legal battle. But the latest episode in the UCITA saga bodes ill for any free software author based in the United States.
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Jan 2002

What's the difference between IBM and IKEA?

Back when IBM was the computer industry, people used to joke that if the company offered orange crates to its leading clients, it would be guaranteed a 15 per cent take up, simply because they were Big Blue Crates.
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Jan 2002

VIA eases P4 drama with VIARAMA

VIA Technologies is selling five mobos featuring the its DDR chipsets for the Pentium 4 - under a new brand name.
Drew Cullen, 15 Jan 2002

Marconi axes 4,000 more workers

Shares in telecoms group Marconi slipped more than five per cent at lunchtime following a slump in sales and the prospect of another massive round of job cuts.
John Leyden, 15 Jan 2002

Windows Update glitches wider, deeper?

Microsoft's problems with the Windows Update site, reported here yesterday, are more complex and widespread than first appeared, according to sources within the company. Users have been having sporadic problems accessing Windows Update for some days now, but according to one Microsoft support engineer "internal DNS server problems" have meant that Microsoft staff haven't been able to get to numerous sites from the company's internal network.
John Lettice, 15 Jan 2002

Lindows name-calls Microsoft

Lindows.com, the subject of a Microsoft lawsuit which aims to stop the company from using the terms "LindowsOS" and "Lindows.com", has gone on the attack.
Drew Cullen, 15 Jan 2002

BT goes Broadband Inside rival ISPs

BT is to spend more than a million pounds subsidising the promotion of rival ISPs.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jan 2002

3Com shaves 500 more jobs

3Com is to reduce its workforce by a further 500 by transferring certain corporate functions to its operating units.
John Leyden, 15 Jan 2002

DIY DSL goes live

Today marks the official commercial launch of BT Wholesale's DIY "wires only" DSL service.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jan 2002

Register launches UK jobs board

Site NewsToday we launch Reg Recruitment, our very own IT jobs board for UK techies.
Drew Cullen, 15 Jan 2002

Palm scuppers BeOS co-op hopes

As Silicon Valley's vultures and sentimentalists gather today to inspect the assets of Be Inc prior to its liquidation auction, Palm has told community site BeUnited that it won't be licensing the BeOS operating system it acquired from Be to any third party.
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Jan 2002

Roxio mulls Easy litigation

Roxio told us today it hasn't decided if it is to pursue litigation against a one-man Finnish developer for trademark infringement.
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Jan 2002