Tricord is waste of space – shareholder suit
Tricord Systems, the niche supplier of cluster server appliances, has been slapped with a very embarrassing lawsuit, which among other things, reckons the company is a waste of space.
Intel talks about talks with Intergraph
Intergraph yesterday told the world that it was talking to Intel about talks to resolve their patent/royalty dispute. The two were ordered to talk to each other by the court. And they began this mediation on April 3.
DVD+RW drives in shock ‘no upgrade’ situation
Owners of DVD+RW drives who thought they'd be able to upgrade them to use cheaper write-once DVD+R media via a firmware upgrade are out of luck, and the DVD+RW Alliance would appear to have egg on its face. Manufacturers themselves don't seem to have specifically promised this upgrade, but it appears they did kind of hope it would be achievable, and their sales levels must inevitably have benefited from the widespread misconception that you'd be able to upgrade for free.
Virgin Mobile creates 200 Wilts jobs
Virgin Mobile is creating 200 new jobs at its Wiltshire HQ in Trowbridge.
Computer failure poleaxes UK air traffic
A computer failure at a key air traffic control centre caused massive flight disruption in the UK this morning, causing widespread groundings and cancellations.
Xbox sales starting to flag in the US?
Reports of disappointing sales levels for Microsoft's Xbox in Europe and Japan have been compounded by an apparent easing off of demand in the US. Analysts yesterday said that production of the machines at Flextronics had slowed, and that Microsoft could well fail to meet its target of shipping 4.5-6 million units worldwide by the end of June.
Tesco.com rings up profit
Tesco.com - the online grocery division of the giant supermarket chain - is now profitable.
Cost, mistrust hold back security outsourcing
Fears about costs and reluctance to trust a third party are holding back firms from outsourcing security.
European Commission raps Check Point's knuckles
The European Commission has closed an investigation into Check Point Software after the Israeli firm promised not to engage in exclusionary supply practices with its distributors.
MS mounts massive Xbox kebab wrap ad push
Next time you have a kebab - make sure you check the wrapper.