Nintendo drops GameCube price pants
Nintendo is ratcheting up the console price war by dropping the GameCube's recommended retail price in North America to $149.
US DoJ rep moves to blunt Europe's action on MS
US assistant attorney general and DoJ head Charles James was in Brussels fingering (if not quite rattling yet) sabres last week. The "theory of monopoly leveraging," which appears to underly some of the European antitrust case against Microsoft, has "very little standing in the US" and "has been largely if not entirely rejected by our courts."
Government buys virus blocking from MessageLabs
The Government has signed up managed services firm MessageLabs to protect Whitehall departments against mass-mailing viruses, in a deal worth over £1 million a year.
Transmeta blades power landmark supercomputer breakthrough
The home of the atom bomb gave an extraordinary, and unexpected endorsement of Transmeta's low power chip Crusoe - and the ultra-dense blades pioneered RLX Technologies - last week, InfoWorld reports. It may even have come up with an answer to the Gelsinger Coefficient.
Bonfield had no BT future
The former chief exec of BT, Sir Peter Bonfield, never had a future at BT, according to chairman Sir Christopher Bland.
Sky falls down on digital TV recorder
Software bugs in the Sky Plus digital recorder have become so severe that customers who complain are having their monthly subscription fee refunded.
Freeserve slams Oftel over BT Broadband
Freeserve has slammed the telecoms regulator Oftel, accusing it of caving-in to BT and gifting the monster telco with the chance to dominate the broadband market.
Ford US in grand theft automated
Ford has warned 13,000 US consumers that their credit history has been illegally obtained by identity thieves posing as the motor manufacturer's credit lending arm.
EU probes HP over ink prices
HP is coming under scrutiny of the European Union over antitrust issues in the inkjet cartridges market.
World Cup network goes live
Wireless and VoIP feature heavily in the communications network for the World Cup, which was completed by networking supplier Avaya last week.
Police swoop on 30+ in UK pedo raids
More than 30 people in the UK have been arrested on suspicion of accessing US-based paedophile Web sites.
Living dummies hang out in Harrods
Four people are to "live" in Harrods' shop window over the next five days to publicise the launch of a range of Internet gadgets.
Altnet wakes up as worm spreads through KaZaA
A worm is spreading through the KaZaA file sharing network: we hope it's unrelated to today's activation of the controversial Altnet piggy-back P2P network.