FoTW: “i am going to stop comming to your gay site”
Re: How I learned to stop worrying and abandoned OS X
Windows now “friendlier than the Mac”
Apple's spiritual swami Steve Jobs has robbed the Mac of its soul, writes one Macintosh loyalist as the debate over Mac OS X rages. "Apple arrogance sickens me" writes another. Since we published our AquaRant™, Apple has made X the default OS on new Macs, and the acclaim that greeted the decision from Mac community sites spoke for itself.
Letters: Eat Yourself Fitter with a Vulture Diet
RoundupThe Letters Page hasn't been cancelled, it's just been buried under an avalanche of er, .... Letters.
Welcome to The Confused Lounge
The Flame of the Week feature has been running for over two years here at Vulture Central. But it's time for a companion award: the most confused correspondent of the week.
Peek-A-Booty to debut at grassroots P2P show
Peer-to-peer was 2000's most overused buzzword, and perhaps the only way to reclaim it is through grassroots organization.
Tiscali attacked by DDoSers
Tiscali appears to have become the latest ISP targeted whose service has been disrupted by denial of service attacks from unknown Internet vandals.
That ‘Microsoft’ RTFM page (and sundry spoofs)
UpdatedOur inboxes are filling with links to a rogue "How to RTFM" page posted supposedly on Microsoft's Web site.
UK Net usage grows
Oftel's taking the credit - yet again - for the UK having some of the widest range and most competitively priced Internet access in the world.
'BOFH II – Son of the Bastard' set to top Reg bestseller list
As the sweet scent of Spring wafts through the server room, there is some exciting news for all you BOFH fans out there.
Egg buys Zebank
Egg is to buy Zebank for E8 million (£5 million) in cash and expand its online banking business into France.
New BT chief rules out network sale
BT's new chief exec, Ben Verwaayen, said yesterday that the telco's network is not for sale.
Cookie monster bites Netscape and Mozilla users
A security bug in Netscape and Mozilla browsers could allow a malicious web site operator to access cookies on users' computers.
Solaris on Intel out? Does that mean Linux is in?
It's not that Sun is killing off Solaris on Intel, it's simply that the company isn't planning yet to move Solaris 9 to the Intel family. Graham Lovell, Sun's director of Solaris product marketing, explains that Sun isn't making any further investments in Solaris on Intel for several reasons and that the company may yet port Solaris 9 to Intel.
Back Microsoft and win an iPaq
Back Redmond and win an iPaq? Strange but true, this was indeed the offer made to a select mailing list of likely Microsoft supporters by lobbying group Americans for Technology Leadership, according to an AP report today. The offer was made in a mailshot to attendees of this week's Conservative Political Action Conference, a likely bastion of Microsoft supporters if ever we've seen one.
US crackers top Internet attack league
Internet attacks are on the rise and more crackers come from the United States than any other country.
Cisco pulls plugs on new Scottish office
Cisco has shelved plans to establish a Scottish office that would have housed staff from two of its existing three centres in the country.
Symbian gang of five stumps up another £20m funding
Symbian's shareholders have dug into their pockets to find an extra £20.75 million to take it "through the next phase of its development." The money comes pro-rata from existing shareholders Matsushita, Motorola, Nokia and Psion (which warned it would likely have to cough up last autumn), and from Sony Ericsson taking up Ericsson's pro-rata subscription rights.
Aramiska in Northern Ireland broadband deal
Businesses in Northern Ireland are being offered grants to hook up to broadband by satellite
Kodak sued in camera fiasco
More than 200 people have contacted the lawyers leading the legal fight against Kodak and its disputed cut-price digital camera offer.
Check Point looks to bridge small biz security gap
Check Point Software is going after the SME market with firewall products tailored to the needs of small offices.
ElcomSoft attacks DMCA in Sklyarov test case
ElcomSoft, the employer of freed Russian software developer Dmitry Sklyarov, will attack the entire basis of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) when its case comes to trial.