Furry Fetish Fury!
LettersA snide reference to the Furry cult - it's not a fetish, as we'll discover- has prompted two letters to El Reg.
MS refuses judge's order, antitrust meltdown to follow?
Two days ago Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued an order demanding a measure of compromise from the warring parties, and yesterday Microsoft refused to comply. So the scene is now set for a collision that could take down the DoJ-Microsoft settlement and set the whole trial roadshow in motion again.
Microsoft's Hebrew, Arabic snub: your pain
LettersYour letters continue to flood in about the lack of support for Hebrew, Arabic and right-to-left languages on the Macintosh.
Arson blamed for Beijing cyber cafe fire
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of starting a fire at a cyber cafe in Beijing in which 24 people died and 13 were injured.
Monday: gets that Monday morning feeling
Those readers who enjoyed our recent report on the moment of corporate insanity which provoked PwC Consulting to rebrand as Monday: will doubtless take malicious pleasure in the following.
WLAN Hotspots warm up
Two WLAN hotspot surveys are out (or rather publicised for the first time). this week and both predict roaring trade. There’s a difference opinion over the numbers, but both InStat/MDR and TeleAnalytics (TA) predict big growth.
Microsoft takes hostages for next anti-Java legal round
Rick Ross, founder of the JavaLobby community forum was deposed by Microsoft attorneys last week and his account of the session gives a glimpse into Microsoft's next round of legal warfare against Sun.
BT thumped by new competition proposals
BT faces the threat of stiffer competition from rival operators following the announcement of reforms from telecoms watchdog Oftel.
Nokia lowers sales estimates
After announcing reduced sales estimates, Nokia said colour screens and MMS technology will entice consumers to buy new mobile phones.
MS to pull Java in 2004 – why you knew this already
Microsoft, you may have heard from many sources in the past couple of days, is to stop shipping Java in 2004. Shocking, eh? But you've known that for well over a year, really.
US ISPs fight for ‘competitive broadband markets’
Around 100 US ISPs have banded together to fight for what they describe as the "future of competitive broadband markets".