F-Secure fixes scanner glitch
F-Secure has discovered a bug that can cause system crashes on Windows machines loaded with its antivirus software. In real life, the flaw is very rare - only three customer sightings in a year. Today the company has issued a fix.
Our first look at Intel's Northwood P4
Our new Intel Northwood 0.13-micron P4 and mobo are about to go through several evaluations here at Vulture Central on Windows and Linux, and against the AMD XP-2000 under the same OS's; but we thought you'd enjoy hearing our initial impressions fresh from having installed it. We'll give you the bad news first, then the good news.
Borland CEO recants, rallies nation
Borland's CEO Dale Fuller has taken personal responsibility for clauses in the Kylix and JBuilder EULAs that give the company the right to an end user's wife, children and a pick of their personal electronic goods.
New Deal work programs to lead IT out of recession?
Taking its cue from Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal, CNET has embarked on a massive works program to revive the technology sector.
UK firms urged to join ‘ebiz clubs’
The Government has teamed up with the private sector to give a much-needed boost to ecommerce in the UK.
Linux 2.5.2 out; USB 2.0 in
The latest installment in the Linux development tree came out yesterday with support for USB 2.0, which allows for data transfer rates of up to 480 mbps, making it a bit fatter than Apple's more popular Firewire.
Windows Media Player must be patched to fix IE
Tiscali sat service goes live in March
Tiscali is set to launch its broadband satellite service in the UK on March 1 - a month ahead of a similar offering from BTopenworld.
Crackers exploit two-month old Solaris bug
Crackers are actively exploiting Unix systems left vulnerable to a two-month old security bug.
Census site stays offline
The 1901 Census site is expected to be offline for another week or two as those behind the site undertake urgent work to get it up and running.
Westcon buys Landis
Westcon, the distie arm of Datatec, is to become Europe's biggest networking distributor through the acquisition of the distribution business of Landis, a Dutch-owned rival.
Channel paves way for Intel P4 price cuts (with price cuts)
The channel checkers at Fechtor Detwiler are noting strong activity to sell off Intel P4 inventory in the spot market for in advance of the chip giant's price cuts, due at the end of the month.
Lies, damned lies and anti-virus statistics
Computer Economics has published its assessment of the damage worldwide caused by malicious code attacks in 2001 - the figure comes in at a whopping $13.2 billion.
SGI transfers 3D graphics patents to MS
ExclusiveSilicon Graphics Inc has transferred much of its 3D graphics patents portfolio to Microsoft.