20th > February > 2002 Archive
Be Inc is suing Microsoft for the destruction of its business. A damages figure isn't enumerated, but Be points out that at one stage the company was valued at over $1 billion.
Application security flaws introduced early in the design life cycle are giving rise to easily exploitable defects that can readily be prevented.
PlusNet has called on BT to cut the cost of its wholesale DSL service by £10 a month when the telco's CEO honours his pledge to make a "substantial cut in the cost of wholesale broadband services".
Far more mobile people have had their phone stolen in the last year than reported crime figures suggest.
AltaVista is pulling the plug on its free Web-based email service at the end of March.
An industry snitch has received a tip-off fee running into thousands of pounds after informing on Baines & Ernst Financial Management for using unlicensed software.
Oftel has published proposals that could see the cost of unmetered dial-up access fall in the UK.