We're not sure if anything we say can make the ludicrous HP-Compaq Sircam Merger any more ridiculous, but subversive Dadaist elements inside Hewlett Packard's Cupertino headquarters are hell bent on trumping us, and making satire truly redundant.
Kodak has decided to do the decent thing and honour its £100 digital camera deal. In the face of legal actions and media opprobrium, there was little else that it could do.
Media conglomerate AOL-TW has blocked access to its instant messenging service from one of the most popular access clients, Trillian. Trillian offers Windows users an all-in-one client which provides access to the AOL, ICQ, Microsoft Messenger and Yahoo! Instant messanger networks, alongside IRC.
Kodak's decision to back down and honour an agreement to sell a wrongly priced digital camera has been hailed as a major victory for consumers.
Tiny Computers, the UK's biggest PC builder, which collapsed on Tuesday and got bought on Wednesday, got itself into a right old mess.
Alcatel expects a recovery in its business after reporting a record loss today.
Palm took the top slot in European mobile device sales in Q4 2001, but the slot is less comfortable than it looks. Figures from research outfit Canalysis give Palm 34.1 per cent of the market, but the company benefited from "strong low-end sales during the Christmas period," and the Microsoft camp, in the shape of Compaq and HP, is breathing down its neck.
LinuxWorld Jay Beale, the lead developer of Bastille Linux and an independent security consultant, says it's not the Unix-based systems with interesting stuff on them that get hacked, it's the vulnerable ones. And if you're not prepared to tighten up what you get from the vendor, it's just a matter of time.
Cisco has warned users of a potential denial of service risk involving its popular Catalyst LAN switches.
Fixed wireless broadband operator Tele2 will provide broadband in areas currently not served by high-speed Net access – but only as long as there is proven demand.
A UK-based online civil liberties group has called on governments to protect the freedom of people using the Internet.
Tiscali UK could lose a key distribution channel following yesterday's acquisition of Tiny Computers by Time Computers.
BadTrans-B remains, two months after it was first released, the most infectious virus on the Internet.
Linux is in the running to power the world's biggest computer, we learned this week at LinuxWorld Expo. A bid is being prepared to provide the computing power behind the US government sponsored Project Purple, which will pool a vast server farm to the three leading US research labs, which is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2004.
Marilyn Hall Patel, the district court judge in the Napster case, has been having some very subversive thoughts recently, we learn from case transcripts unsealed this week.
Real men own fabs, AMD boss Jerry Sanders famously once said. Real men are also prepared to share them, for AMD has signed a JV with UMC, the Taiwanese contract semiconductor maker, to build a new chipmaking factory in Singapore.