AOL UK ups subscription costs
AOL UK is to up the price of its flat rate subscription service by £1 a month.
VIA sales down, SiS sales up
VIA Technologies posted sales of $66.36m in March (NT$2.32bn), 0.87 per cent up on February, but 48.37 per cent down on the same period last year, when the Taiwanese core logic designer posted revenues of $128,545m.
HP board blackballs Walter
Hewlett-Packard has dropped dissident director Walter Hewlett from the list of candidates up for re-election to its board.
IBM, Sony, SCE, Tosh queue up for SOI source
IBM has teamed up with Sony, Sony Computer Entertainment and Toshiba, to create a "powerful alliance" for chipmaking.
BTo ups subs
BTopenworld is to increase the cost of its unmetered dial-up service by £1 to £15.99 a month from May 1.
MS security patch fails on local files
UpdatedThe MS patch intended to fix a data binding flaw in IE, which enables a script to call executables on your Windows machine using the object tag, does not protect against malicious files launched from a local directory.
Undead virus infects the dim-witted
A worm which poses as a caricature of former US president Bill Clinton stole the headlines last month, but old favourites like SirCam and Klez-E were far more of a problem for most Internet users.
Windows Messenger ‘Trojan update’
This is too cute. You can wipe Windows Messenger from XP with a simple hack, and yet MS will defy you with a 'Critical Update'. That's how desperate they are to force this little Trojan on you.
SONICblue bins refinancing plans
SONICblue has scrapped plans to seek private equity-financing, citing current market conditions.
McAfee punts proactive virus protection
McAfee, the AV division of Network Associates, has released a virus vulnerability assessment tool designed to help firms spot weaknesses in anti-virus defences.
BTo slaps AOL UK over broadband
AOL UK has reacted angrily to claims made by BTopenworld that it has "done the least of all the major players in the UK market to advance Broadband Britain".
EB UK v. EB US
Electronics Boutique UK is going to the High Court to see if it can overturn a royalty agreement with Electronics Boutique.