Samsung cranks up 1066 RDRAM
Yesterday, Samsung pumped up DDR-II, an upcoming competitor to RDRAM. Today, the DRAM maker is displaying its memory-agnostic laurels by promoting Rambus RDRAM.
FBI's Carnivore-lies may have blown bin Laden inquiry
Fundamental design flaws in the FBI's infamous Carnivore packet sniffer have led to the destruction of evidence related to a suspect possibly involved in Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network which had been obtained legally under a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant, the watchdog group EPIC has learned.
Tennis star aces MS over faked nude pix
Steffi Graf has won a legal action against Microsoft Germany, which it emerges has been the custodian of what Spiegel Online delightfully describes as "verbotene pornobilder" (forbidden pornpix) of the former tennis champ.
Market pans MMO2 results
MMO2 saw its shares slide this morning as BT's former wireless division posted its first full year results.
Sun offers free Solaris 8/9 OE on DVD
In the week that Sun's StarOffice ceases to be free, the company in its infinite wisdom is running a promo for Solaris whereby you can get a free copy of Solaris OE (version 9 for Sparc, or 8 for Intel) on DVD shipped to you. But we're sure it makes sense to somebody in marketing.
Royal Mail pulls plug on ViaCode digital certificate
The Royal Mail has pulled the plug on its Viacode digital certificate business after it failed to reach profitability.
BT hi-speed sat trial kicks off
BT has named five companies to trial its new high-speed Internet satellite service.
Red card for Mac and Linux users on World Cup clips site
UpdatedMac or Linux users will be unable to use a service that allows football fans to catch up with highlights from World Cup games.
Europe to throw cash at broadband rollout
The European Commission (EC) wants to spend billion of euros in rolling out broadband to some of Europe's poorest areas.
Intel and BTo join hands to push broadband
BTopenworld is teaming up with Intel to flog its broadband service to businesses.
UK gets new E-minister
E-minister Douglas Alexander has been shunted to the Cabinet Office as part of the Government's reshuffle following yesterday's resignation of Transport Minister Stephen Byers.
Protocol builds bridges from phones to the Net
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) have given interim approval for a technology that builds a bridge between the public switched telephone network and the Internet.
Linux distros to unite
UpdatedLinux distributors including Caldera, SuSE and TurboLinux are expected to join forces tomorrow to unite on a common distribution. The news was scooped by eWeek's Peter Galli, under the headline Linux vendors gang up on Red Hat, which gets to the point pretty well.