5th > April > 2002 Archive

Via Net.Works considers sell-offs

ComputerWire, 05 Apr 2002

RIM opens up technology

ComputerWire, 05 Apr 2002

Taiwan recovery debated

ComputerWire, 05 Apr 2002

ICANN wins confidence of RIRs

ComputerWire, 05 Apr 2002

Sentencing commission considers hackers' motives

George Smith, 05 Apr 2002

The Parking News Effect

The allegedly satirical television show Have I Got News for you likes to make fun of trade magazines - the likes of The Embalmer, Commercial Rabbit, Potato and Parking News come in for regular digs.
Drew Cullen, 05 Apr 2002

The great Enterasys boardroom exodus

Enterasys yesterday announced the departure of three key staff, including its chief executive, as it warned that revenues for quarter would be lower than expected.
John Leyden, 05 Apr 2002

Reg readers question Telewest unlimited claims

Yesterday those scamps at Telewest delivered a dictionary definition of the word "unlimited" to BT's London fortress after the monster telco received a slap from the advertising watchdog for misleading punters.
Tim Richardson, 05 Apr 2002

NAO wary of UK's e-gov plans

The UK Government is set to miss its target of migrating all its services online by 2005, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
Tim Richardson, 05 Apr 2002

TSMC hires Sir Peter Bonfield

TSMC, the world's biggest semiconductor foundry business, has appointed Sir Peter Bonfield, former CEO of BT, as an independent director.
Drew Cullen, 05 Apr 2002

Time talks warranties with CC firms

Time has opened discussions with the credit card industry to discuss the treatment of customers who bought PC maintenance contracts by credit card from Tiny Computers.
Drew Cullen, 05 Apr 2002

I've got your chip under my skin

Companies are allowed to market computer ID chips which can be embedded under a person's skin in the US, after the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the technology its qualified approval.
John Leyden, 05 Apr 2002

BTo broadband billing bungle – update

Last month there was uproar among BTopenworld's broadband customers after we reported how the ISP had bungled its billing and failed to pass on price reductions for its service.
Tim Richardson, 05 Apr 2002

Orange jumps into mobile gambling market

Orange has teamed up with ukbetting to enable punters to place bets on tomorrow's Martell Grand National from their mobile phones.
John Leyden, 05 Apr 2002

CU buys Gomark

Computers Unlimited, the London based Apple distie, has bought niche graphics distie Gomark Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
Drew Cullen, 05 Apr 2002

Bertelsmann wants all of Napster

Monster German media group Bertelsmann is reportedly keen to buy-out the Napster e-music service.
Tim Richardson, 05 Apr 2002