LettersMy observation about Intel's use of 'A' to differentiate between two P4 processors, both clocking at the same speed, drew a large and mostly disapproving, response. First, a summary of the lines of attack, and then we publish some letters.
CeBITVIA Technologies pulled out all the stops at CeBIT yesterday with launches in five product families.
A worm which tries to disguise itself as a security patch is hitting Asia particularly hard.
AOL has - finally - shipped a beta of its software that uses Netscape technology rather than IE. This suggests, barring major breakages in the interim, that the company could contrive a defection from the Microsoft camp with the rollout of of AOL 8.0 software later this year.
BT's legal battle with US ISP Prodigy over the telco's claim that it owns the patent to hyperlinks received a knock yesterday, following an initial ruling by a US Federal Court.
As expected, the domain name quango ICANN yesterday affirmed its commitment to "meaningful participation and representation for individual users" by abolishing the board elections in which you or I could vote for who sets key Internet policy.
NTT DoCoMo, the company currently blazing the trail with 3G mobile phone services in Japan, is to run a trial of 802.11b wireless LAN services over the next three months, according to a Reuters report.
BTopenworld has launched an investigation into how an offensive Ali G-style message appeared on a recorded telephone help line.
The UK's Affinity Internet Holdings plc is to acquire Australian ISP Phoneware Online Pty Limited, in a paper deal worth around A$600,000 (£221,000)
UpdatedOlder versions of the Morpheus file sharing utility still work, Register readers have discovered to their surprise.
A vulnerability involving an obscure UDP protocol might permits crackers to obtain remote control of Unix workstations, security experts have warned.
Silicon Graphics Inc has responded to Sun's graphics workstation announcement with guns blazing. Sun launched a very nice piece of kit earlier this week, the Sun Blade 2000 which takes top spot in the floating point benchmarks. With its new MAJC-based graphics accelerator it should compete very well in the CAD market. But Sun's focus on visualization, and explicit references to SGI's visualization business, has ruffed feathers in Mountain View.