26th > February > 2002 Archive
BT has slashed the cost of wholesale DSL and promised to improve the availability of broadband.
IDFDuring his keynote, Intel's Mike Fister boasted about McKinley's great potential to crush rival RISC systems. And he had figures to prove it.
AOL UK and Freeserve could be on the verge of launching mass-market broadband services following today’s announcement by BT that it will slash the cost of wholesale DSL.
UK networks are in disarray, with many BOFHs unaware of even basic information, such as how many PCs are connected to their firms' networks.
Transcripts and videotapes of Microsoft antitrust depositions will be made available to the public, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly decided yesterday. The Judge's order, made in response to requests from the usual group of suspects in the newspaper industry, covers Steve Ballmer, Jim Allchin, Jim Barksdale (ex-Netscape) and Mitchell Kertzman of Liberate. She has also granted access to any deposition that might be made by Sun chairman Scott McNealy, but as nobody seems to want to depose him anyway, it's not immediately clear why.
A profitable surveillance state may rise from the ashes of Ground Zero if the Bush Administration has its way. Indeed, high-tech gizmos will play an increasing role in US military ventures and homeland security, Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday during a speech at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California.
IDFSo the year is 2004 and Intel launches Montecito, its next-next-next generation 64-bit server CPU. That's the code name and that's the plan for the latest processor to appear on the company's roadmap, announced yesterday by Mike Fister, Intel's top server guy, at IDF.
Motion Picture Ass. of America (MPAA) President Jack Valenti has made a veiled pitch for copy-control PCs in a letter to the editor published by the Washington Post.
After a couple of years in what even its friends would surely accept as deep obscurity, Amiga is back. OK, on a set-top box. In Sweden. But hey, it's a Nokia set-top box, running Linux.
BTopenworld – the mass market ISP of BT – is expected to announce later this week whether it will pass on broadband price cuts to its punters.
Pipex has moved swiftly to cut the cost of its DSL service to less than £25 a month in the wake of today’s news from BT.
Ben Verwaayen said that today’s announcement to slash the cost of wholesale DSL was about "making Britain click".
Microsoft seems to be poised to give away an unspecified number of home wireless networking kits as part of a beta test program kicking off in late March. Naturally though, there are a couple of catches.
Elsa, the veteran graphics card maker, has started bankruptcy protection proceedings in its German homeland.
Many anxious users are being duped by unscrupulous or clueless suppliers into buying security products they don't need.
ATI remains the leader in the battle for notebook graphics accelerator performance, edging arch-rival Nvidia, according to preliminary tests perfomed by InQuest, the semiconductor analyst firm.