2nd > April > 2002 Archive

NTL defaults on payments

ComputerWire, 02 Apr 2002

Taiwan recovers from earthquake

ComputerWire, 02 Apr 2002

Sun raises curtain (a little) on Solaris 9

ComputerWire, 02 Apr 2002

AT&T Comcast says customers will have ISP ‘choice’

ComputerWire, 02 Apr 2002

Sun preps fight over application server spot

ComputerWire, 02 Apr 2002

AOL UK ups subscription costs

AOL UK is to up the price of its flat rate subscription service by £1 a month.
Tim Richardson, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Drew Cullen, 02 Apr 2002

HP board blackballs Walter

Hewlett-Packard has dropped dissident director Walter Hewlett from the list of candidates up for re-election to its board.
John Leyden, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Drew Cullen, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Tim Richardson, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Thomas C Greene, 02 Apr 2002

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.
John Leyden, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Thomas C Greene, 02 Apr 2002

SONICblue bins refinancing plans

SONICblue has scrapped plans to seek private equity-financing, citing current market conditions.
Drew Cullen, 02 Apr 2002

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.
John Leyden, 02 Apr 2002

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".
Tim Richardson, 02 Apr 2002

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.
Drew Cullen, 02 Apr 2002

ElcomSoft squares up to Feds in Sklyarov test case

ElcomSoft, the employer of freed Russian software developer Dmitry Sklyarov, and federal authorities have squared up in court for the first time in a case that will challenge America's controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
John Leyden, 02 Apr 2002