Bill Gates' recent company-wide memo outlining Microsoft's vision for Trustworthy Computing has generated lots of attention, both good and bad. To some, it is more Microsoft rhetoric wrapped inside a public relations campaign designed to postpone accountability for producing secure products until they can get .NET out the …
According to our favourite Chinese proverb: "When the finger points at the moon, the idiot points at the finger."
Today, the bellwether internet retailer Amazon.com Inc is expected to post a net profit for the first time ever when it reports its fourth-quarter financial results. This would be a serious bonus for the entire internet sector as it will be the first time a publicly traded pure-play dot-com retailer has declared a profit. …
Global technology watcher International Data Corp has released its predictions for the storage services market in Europe over the next three years, with the expectation that it will reach $10.5bn by 2005. According to IDC, the storage services business in Europe will grow at 8 per cent year-on-year. Higher value services …
Banks look likely to force the end of Barclay Knapp's tenure as CEO of UK cable company NTL Inc. They are demanding that he sell his controlling 51 per cent equity stake if an interested buyer can be found that can inject new funds into the company, Patrick O'Brien writes. Liberty New Media, AOL Time-Warner, Microsoft, …
Basingstoke-based ISP Cloud Nine has closed its operation this morning after being hit by a crippling security attack.
It's no great secret that most of the gaming industry views Europe as something of an afterthought, despite the fact that we're already the world's second biggest market for video games and still growing fast.
We have an added bonus today for those readers who enjoyed Thomas C. Greene's recent IBM pr gaffe story.
ATI is shipping the All-In-Wonder Radeon 7500 in North America. Carrying a list price of $199, the multimedia graphics card is choc-ful of PC-on-TV features.
Former PDA idol Palm Inc has spun off its software division Palm Soft - led by former AT&T research chief and Apple veteran David Nagel - which will now report earnings separately from the hardware business.
Last week, Northern Light, the well-regarded search engine business, annnounced the closure of free facilities for consumers.
I bought my first computer in 1988. It was an Amstrad PC2286. It came equipped with a 12.5 MHz '286 (no slouch by any measure of the day), an entire megabyte of RAM, an immense 40Mb RLL HDD, MSDOS 4.01, and a most peculiar OS called Windows-286.
Hostility between the UK's top ISPs took a new twist today after Freeserve confirmed that it has filed a complaint with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against AOL Time Warner.
An influential UK police advisory body has embarked on a three-month feasibility study on using Linux on police force desktops throughout England and Wales.
Never knowingly undersold British retailer John Lewis is to close Buy.com in the UK after experiencing a bumper Christmas in its own Web site.
Kim Schmitz, the founder of a group that made unsubstantiated claims to have hacked a Sudanese bank with bin Laden accounts, faces insider dealing charges in Germany after his fast-track deportation from Thailand.
Competition Let's face it, life's a struggle. You get up, you go to work, you get paid. You're not appreciated, you're in debt, the dog needs an operation and then, to cap it all, your wife runs off with the bloke from sysadmins.
Lucent has reported narrower losses with its first quarter results but warned it will still have to shed more jobs to get back on track.
European ISP Wanadoo is confident that broadband will make an impact to the French-owned business in the coming year.