BTopenworld - BT's mass market ISP - continues to lose money in spite of seeing a massive jump in income.
BT has halved its debt over the last year and increased revenues, the monster telco revealed today.
Tiscali reckons it's taken yet another step towards its master plan to become a major force among ISPs in Europe.
A Japanese cryptographer has demonstrated how fingerprint recognition devices can be fooled using a combination of low cunning, cheap kitchen supplies and a digital camera.
This week Reg associate IT-minds.com brings you a Perl of an offer as part of their treasure-trove of discounted books.
If you think the alphabet soup of web services acronyms is bad - with SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, WS-Security and WS-Routing to name but a few - then hold on to your spoon, writes Gavin Clarke. Things are going to get much, much worse. IBM's director of e-business standards Bob Sutor predicts between 20 and 25 XML-based …
The cash crunch facing European backbone telecoms operator KPNQwest NV has turned into a full-blown crisis after it revealed that its banks have pulled the plug on its credit facility. The Hoofddorp, Netherlands-based carrier which last month finally admitted that it could be forced into a massive debt-for-equity swap to …
WorldCom Inc yesterday confirmed it is to break into its $2.65bn debt facility as the company struggles to reassure customers and investors that it has available cash to continue operating. The company expects to draw the entire amount, then pay it back in a few weeks when it completes negotiations on a $5bn secured debt …
Marconi Plc has abruptly called off a meeting to reveal details of its five-year business plan with the excuse that talks on a refinancing deal with bank and bondholder creditors have "entered a new phase." Leaks from the company earlier this week suggested that a conclusion of talks with bankers could be more than a month …
Wanadoo - the French ISP which also owns Freeserve - has followed in the footsteps of Tiscali and signed an online music distribution deal with On Demand Distribution (OD2).
Siemens today put more of its weight behind Symbian OS, licensing Nokia's Series 60 platform and agreeing to collaborate in its development. Series 60 is Symbian-based, and Siemens itself bought a five per cent stake in Symbian last month.
Microsoft released another cumulative patch for Internet Explorer yesterday, which promises to plug up six recently discovered security defects involving the browser.
The E-Envoy's CEO of e-delivery Alan Mather has come up with a whole new e-delivery channel for government services - the mobile phone. In today's issue of Computing,* Mather suggests that children could receive their exam results in a text message, while the infrastructure delivering this and other government services could also be used by private sector companies, such as banks.
The creep towards paid-for online content continued today with news that access to the NYTimes.com's archives is now available at a price on Yahoo!.
A collection of small furry animals catches our attention, pointing their paws at this very interesting research paper. Have a look, says one.
Pronouncements from this week's G8 Justice and Interior Ministers meeting about data protection and the retention of Internet traffic data have created concern among privacy activists.
Lindows is a cock-a-hoop over a decision by a Seattle district court judge not to allow an injunction against the knock-off Linux distro.