13th > May > 2002 Archive

RealNames goes titsup.com

According to cynical old-timers in this business, once you've shaken hands with Microsoft - you should count your fingers.
Andrew Orlowski, 13 May 2002

Macromedia wins $4.9m in Adobe patent suit

ComputerWire, 13 May 2002

Good Technology launches direct RIM competitor

ComputerWire, 13 May 2002

Logica wounded by mobile setbacks

ComputerWire, 13 May 2002

AOL tests secure IM

ComputerWire, 13 May 2002

Azlan profits up, outlook mixed

Azlan has had a miraculous year, increasing sales for its core networking equipment division, when vendors (except Cisco) and rival European disties are seeing sales tumble.
Drew Cullen, 13 May 2002

DCC sings UK distie praise

DCC, the Irish mini-conglomerate, today released preliminary results for the year ended March 31, 2001. The bit we're interested in are those for Sercom Distribution, where its IT businesses hang out.
Drew Cullen, 13 May 2002

NTL to offer wholesale broadband

NTL customers could soon be able to chose between different broadband ISPs, following a wholesale deal with Freeserve.
Tim Richardson, 13 May 2002

Welcome to Sheppey – the UK's fight capital

Every country's got one - a dark corner so fearful that its name is uttered in hushed tones; a place where the sound of duelling banjos is punctuated only by the sound of breaking beer glasses and screaming women.
Lester Haines, 13 May 2002

BT Ignite culls 2,200 jobs

Some 2,200 jobs are to go at BT Ignite as part of ongoing restructuring at BT's corporate IT services division.
Tim Richardson, 13 May 2002

NASA hits the web in search of spares

Anyone who owns a vintage car will know the feeling. Where do I get that tachometer cable for a 1967 Mini Cooper?
Lester Haines, 13 May 2002

Does new Europe law mean slammer for DRM crackers?

Forthcoming EU legislation could criminalise Europeans who circumvent copyright protection.
John Leyden, 13 May 2002

BBC fixes search engine glitch

We've just heard back from the BBC after we called this morning about some unusual results from its new "editorially independent" search engine.
Tim Richardson, 13 May 2002

Top UK companies waste millions on duff web sites

The UK's top companies are wasting millions of pounds on dismal Web sites, according to a report not out today.
Tim Richardson, 13 May 2002

Argentine judges want law update after crackers walk free

Argentina's top judges are calling for an update in the country's laws on computer crime after the collapse of a trial involving crackers who allegedly defaced the country's Supreme Court Web site.
John Leyden, 13 May 2002

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