Children are not so smart online
The latest research forom the Nielson Norman stable aims to debunk the myth that kids are technological and online marvels. According to the firm, kids get frustrated with badly designed web sites and are just as likely to leave them in their wake as their adult counterparts.
Intel makes modest profit
Intel has met analyst expectations with first quarter results that give rise to hope that the worst of the IT downturn is now behind it.
BTo gambles on vice
BTopenworld is taking a punt with online betting in a bid to generate more revenue for the mass-market ISP.
Middle East conflict spills over into cyberspace
The political crisis in the Middle East has spawned an increase in defacement attacks on Israeli Web servers.
Mobile AthlonXP rolls off the 0.13micron line
AMD is to add XP to the name of its mobile Athlon chips. The Mobile AMD Athlon XP is the first CPU to roll off the 0.13micron production line.
DSL has 19m users worldwide
The number of global DSL users almost tripled during 2001, according to the latest stats from PointTopic.
Discounts a-go-go from IT-minds
There are even more mouth-watering discounts this week from Reg associate www.it-minds.com
IBM hands over HDD biz to Hitachi
Hitachi and IBM intend to pool their respective hard disk businesses in a joint venture, which is expected to 70 per cent controlled by Hitachi. The Japanese manufacturer will make an unspecified cash payment to IBM for its HDD assets.
Make broadband universally available
IT industry entrepreneur Bob Jones has called on the telecoms regulator to make broadband universally available to all in the UK.
AMD's Sanders begs 64-bit favour from Gates
On February 8, Bill Gates phoned Jerry Sanders, AMD's chairman to enlist him as a witness for its longrunning antitrust trial.
360 bn text messages this year
More than 75 billion text messages sent in the first three months of this year, according to the GSM Association.
US Supremes affirm virtual child porn
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a blow to prudes throughout the land, when it ruled 6-3 that sexual material which doesn't involve the abuse of actual children is legal.
The IE back-button attack