Sircam merger vote legal – Judge
In a clear victory for Carly Fiorina, Judge Chandler has rejected Walter B Hewlett's case that the Sircam merger shareholder vote was improperly conducted.
Wife denies hitman plan on ex-Apple UK boss
The estranged wife of former Apple UK boss Jon Molyneux was in the Old Bailey yesterday, charged with attempting to hire three people to kill her husband.
MS derails new trial evidence by pulling witness
Earlier this week Microsoft pulled several of its witnesses from the States' antitrust trial, letting it be known that this was a sign of its confidence in its case. Yesterday, however, all became clear - it was an ambush.
Miracle cures Berkeley man of Itanic wickedness
Praise the Lord! A miracle has taken place in nearby Berkeley.
With Microsoft's quantum licensing, many parallel universes are possible
The Beast of Redmond could yet confound attempts to scrutinize its monopoly with an escape strategy of fiendish cunning. It's so cunning, in fact, that no regulator will be able to keep track.
Kingston extends w/s memory anti-FUD campaign
Kingston Technology has extended its no quibbles workstation memory after sales support to all channel partners in EMEA.
C2000 splits commercial director job in twain
Computer 2000 has divvied up its commercial director role, with insider Gary Fowle joining incumbent Simon Hill at the helm. Fowle will look after the Tech Data sub's Apple, HP, PC systems and peripherals, PC components and Cisco units.
ITV Digital RIP
ITV Digital pulled the plug on its pay TV channels this morning after administrators failed to find a buyer for the digital TV company.
Are we set for a Web hosting reprise?
As everyone rushed to get an online presence, the web hosting industry looked a safe bet. With the Internet developing rapidly the demand for server space was predicted to increase exponentially and anyone with operational experience of IT set up Internet Hotels in an attempt to take a share of this booming market.
Easynet flies LLU flag
Easynet reckons it's in a good position to capitalise on the growth in business broadband services in the UK.
Is the Domain industry correcting, or just VeriSign?
Is the reported death of the domain name registration industry a little premature, Kevin Murphy writes? Despite the terrible results from market leader VeriSign Inc last week, which wiped out almost half its market capitalization, some folks would have us believe the market overall is still healthy.
Dell hints at plans for AMD's Opteron
Michael Dell gave a boost to Advanced Micro Devices Inc yesterday when he said he did not see vendors having to make an "either or" choice between the chip vendor's hybrid Opteron processor and Intel's expected Yamhill counterpart, Joe Fay writes.
OpenOffice suite goes 1.0
OpenOffice.org 1.0 was released today, and is largely unavailable for free download, openoffice.org itself apparently being under some severe pressure right now. Give it a couple of days until the crowds die down.
IBM wants UK workers to walk the plank
IBM is asking an unspecified number of UK employees to accept a voluntary redundancy package.
Melissa virus author jailed for 20 months
The author of the infamous Melissa virus was sentenced today to 20 months in Federal prison for causing millions of dollars of damage through its release into the wild in March 1999.
Zander to quit Sun in July
Sun's longstanding president and chief operating officer, Ed Zander, has announced plans to retire.