Ballmer weeps for Windows – video clip
Microsoft has released carefully-edited highlights from CEO Steve Ballmer's 8 February deposition by lawyers for the non-settling states on a video clip for all to appreciate.
HP stays top of the midrange – Gartner
On February 25, HP told the world that it had fortified its lead in the midrange server market with the rp7140, the new 8-way Unix server formerly known as Matterhorn (HP touts advances in self-healing to trump IBM).
Oracle objects to Reg security coverage
I received an e-mail memo from Oracle Security Product Management Director Mary Ann Davidson taking exception to my recent article, Staying on top of Oracle's holes.
Tiscali's email service goes tits up
Tiscali has apologised for losing a stack of emails over the weekend following an "unprecedented hardware failure".
1901 Census farce runs and runs
The re-opening of the 1901 Census site, which crashed as soon as it was launched in early January , has been delayed – yet again.
NTL to offer 1MB broadband service
NTL is to launch a 1-megabit broadband service for residential users from next Monday.
Freeserve ups prices for AnyTime service
Freeserve is to increase the cost of its flat-rate narrowband service by an extra £1 a month, the UK's biggest ISP has confirmed.
Foundry casts Ethernet into service provider core
Foundry Networks is offering service providers a cheaper way to build metropolitan Ethernet networks with a range of purpose-built Metro Routers for both MPLS and Layer 2 Metro networks.
Poison applet blights browsers
Crackers can use a malicious Java applet to hijack Internet sessions - leaving victims not so blissfully unaware.
Court rules against barcelona.com
A Spanish travel site is considering an appeal against a US court's decision to strip it of its domain name.
New RADIUS vulns exposed
Numerous holes in the ubiquitous RADIUS (remote authentication dial-in user service) protocol can be exploited with results including denial of service and running arbitrary code on the target device, a Russian security researcher has demonstrated. The risk of the DoS attack is considerably greater, and can be achieved two ways.
MS asks time-out to re-consider states' demands
Microsoft has requested two weeks' additional time to evaluate a clarification by the dissenting states which has put the lie to Redmond's claim that "thousands or millions" of Windows versions would be required if the states get their way, Reuters reports.