Apache 1.3.x and 2.0.x fixed
The Apache Software Foundation has released versions 1.3.26 and 2.0.39 for Unices and Windows, addressing several bugs including the recently-announced chunked encoding vulnerability.
DoJ gets up Micron's nose
Sole US DRAM maker Micron is under investigation by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DoJ) for anticompetitive practices and has been slapped with a grand jury subpoena compliments of the US District Court for the Northern District of California demanding information relevant to the investigation, the company revealed in a brief press release Tuesday.
MMO2 slips open 3G price kimono
MMO2 has released details of how much its 3G mobile data service will cost during trials on the Isle of Man.
HyperThreading scores are Hyper- perplexing
Friday's server briefings at Intel SC13 allowed the press an extended session to quiz Chipzilla on its recent benchmark adventures. But what we were particularly interested in was the question that's been vexing hardware sites since the spring: why HyperThreading - Intel's word for SMT - doesn't deliver all the benefits promised.
Sun Linux plans go leakabout
There's another reason for Sun employees to keep a golf-club swing's distance between themselves and Scott McNealy this week. His LinuxWorld keynote* - all except the jokes - has fallen into the hands of the press.
Server sales drop sharply
Server sales are on the slide again this year as companies across the globe continue to keep their belts tight. The first quarter of the year was plagued by a dip in shipments and, according to IDC, it is unlikely that the market will pick-up in this next quarter.
IBM's Intel Linux plans
"> With all the excitement about Linux on the IBM mainframe zSeries and interest growing in the AS/400 iSeries, the popular xSeries servers are being overlooked. That's a mistake. Good, old Intel-based servers from IBM armed with Linux continue to move into small- and medium-sized businesses everywhere.
Audiogalaxy runs up white flag
Audiogalaxy, the P2P music sharing service, was taken down yesterday, following a near fatal attack of the lawsuits. Although the home page was up, nothing was downloadable, not even a drum and bass mix one Reg reader "put up on the network last summer".
MS judge signals she may want changes in antitrust deal
Microsoft antitrust judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly may be on the point of kicking over the whole proposed Microsoft-DoJ settlement. And who knows, it might even be deliberate. Yesterday she issued an order instructing the dissenting states and Microsoft to be ready to answer questions about how their proposals could be modified, if necessary.
Apple Israel chief calls for ‘Save Hebrew’ write-in
Itzik Radishkovitz, CEO of Apple's Israel representative Yeda, called for a worldwide user campaign to pressure Microsoft to add localization support for Hebrew in its Mac products, in an interview with The Register today.
KPNQwest survives shutdown threat (no. 94)
The latest threat to pull the plug on KPNQwest's pan-European network appears to have been averted.
Handspring's reputation sticks like mud
The Register has acquired something of a reputation for rebranding some of the IT industry's most overhyped entities, with 'Itanic', 'Chipzilla', and the 'SirCam Merger' all passing into popular usage.
Something old, something new from IT-minds.com
All of this week's featured books from Reg associate IT-minds.com are discounted at a healthy 40 per cent and include a mix of old classics and new releases such as:
Tele2's lonely hearts search of new love
The 10-strong sales force recently jilted by wireless broadband ISP Tele2 UK is looking for a new partner.
Riversoft unleashes mother of all disclaimers
We know how much Reg readers enjoy a good disclaimer, so it is with great pleasure that we bring you this classic pertaining to Micromuse's buyout of Riversoft, announced today. It's a blockbuster of turgid legalese, to be sure, although inexplicably pleasing in its madness.
Arise, Sir Peter Rigby
Founded in 1975 by Peter Rigby with £2,000 in cash, SCH is still privately held. Rigby is a huge cheese on the West Midlands business scene. This man is going to get a knighthood - three to five years max.
ATI makes loss (or is that profit)?
ATI, Canada's biggest graphics chip maker, fell into the red in Q3, declaring a net loss of $2m for the three months to May 31. But look at it another way and come up with something called adjusted net income then the company pulls a $19,2m profit out of the bag.
World+dog snaps at HP server biz
Server BriefingThe new HP, now a month or so on from its acquisition of Compaq, certainly started out with a commanding position in the server arena. And, short of customers rejecting the merged operation en masse, it's hard to see HP losing its third of the market - a market share well above its chief rivals, IBM, Sun and Dell, and matched only by everyone else put together - at least in the short term.
FTC declares war on Rambus
The Federal Trade Commission is filing suit against Rambus for its 'deception' of JEDEC, the DRAM standards-setting organisation.
UK court quashes VIA case against Intel
Some action at last in the long-festering dispute between Intel and VIA over rights to make chipsets for the Pentium 4. And in the UK, of all places. But it's not good news for the Taiwanese 'core logic' designer, which saw its antitrust case against Intel thrown out by the Chancery Division of the High Court in London.