23rd > May > 2002 Archive

Plaid Cymru pulls Queen Mum Web spoof

Plaid Cymru has apologised for poking fun at the late Queen Mother and local residents on one of its Web sites.
John Leyden, 23 May 2002

Biometric sensors beaten senseless in tests

Have biometric systems developed to the point where theycould be a viable alternative to passwords and PINs?
John Leyden, 23 May 2002

Salmon Days: Episode 2

OK so it took us longer than planned: but at last, another episode of Salmon Days, our pay-per-view-live action comedy streaming epic.
Drew Cullen, 23 May 2002
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Bluefin surfaces on wave of storage interoperability

ComputerWire, 23 May 2002

Hynix woes heightened by DRAM price dip

ComputerWire, 23 May 2002

Yahoo! Europe! to! can! auction! ops!

Yahoo! is to close a number of its European auction sites within the next six weeks as part of its plan to make more money.
Tim Richardson, 23 May 2002

UK firms confident about future

UK businesses are positively giddy with excitement about future economic growth prospects over the next 12 months.
Tim Richardson, 23 May 2002

Windows debugger is, er, buggy

Microsoft has admitted that its Windows debugging facility is itself subject to a security bug.
John Leyden, 23 May 2002

India struggles to close PC gap

ComputerWire, 23 May 2002

Channel partners cool on the new HP

More than a third of Hewlett-Packard's and Compaq's authorised channel partners plan to scale down their involvement with the post-merger company.
John Leyden, 23 May 2002

Tiscali plugs porn for cash

Tiscali UK is plugging adult entertainment in a bid to help generate some much-needed revenue.
Tim Richardson, 23 May 2002

Chatham Girls go down too quick

It's official: The Reg is the new slashdot, having brought down Geocities hosted Chatham Girls in a matter of minutes yesterday.
Lester Haines, 23 May 2002

AMD's Hammer goes graphics crazy

AMD is spinning up the sales story for its bifurcated 64-bit chip brands, the Opteron and the Athlon (as its uniprocessor version is to be called).
Drew Cullen, 23 May 2002

S Korea handed ‘broadband World Cup’

The bunnies at Telewest are over the moon with their latest trick to link broadband with the up and coming World Cup.
Tim Richardson, 23 May 2002

KaZaA collapses under Rambo-style lawsuits

KaZaA, the Dutch software and products company which founded KaZaA.com, is to shut down because it can't afford to defend copyright infringement charges brought against it by the entertainment industry.
John Leyden, 23 May 2002

Google Labs passes Borges test

Google has opened its kimono on some new labs work, soliciting feedback for four experimental features.
Andrew Orlowski, 23 May 2002

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