21st > June > 2002 Archive

Net radio going off the air

Webcasters were killing their shoutcast daemons - possibly for the last time - after the US royalty arbitrator yesterday upheld the RIAA's demands for back payments on per-song mechanical copyright and onerous reporting requirements.
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jun 2002

WSJ veteran fuels Handspring cronyism charge

The Wall Street Journal's veteran tech curmudgeon Walt Mossberg has inadvertantly stepped into the debate about Handspring's cronyism tactics.
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jun 2002

Preserve Kuro5hin appeal on track

Kuro5hin founder Rusty Foster's appeal for funds has been a roaring success, he told us today.
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jun 2002

Developer survey fuels Web Services hype

ComputerWire, 21 Jun 2002

RSA touts DIY certificates

ComputerWire, 21 Jun 2002

DOJ lassos Samsung in memory probe

ComputerWire, 21 Jun 2002

Click here and get someone sacked

If you're feeling the need to vent your World Cup frustrations on someone, then why not get them sacked courtesy of www.b3ta.com, the rascals behind the www.introducingmonday.co.uk outrage?
Lester Haines, 21 Jun 2002

Yahoo! cleaners! demand! fair! wage!

Janitors who clean Yahoo!'s offices in Silicon Valley are demanding decent wages and basic employment benefits.
Tim Richardson, 21 Jun 2002

World Cup disaster provokes Vulture Central samba party

Those of you still struggling to come to terms with this morning's World Cup result might take consolation from the fact that you are not currently forced to watch your wife samba round the garden draped in a Brazilian flag.
Lester Haines, 21 Jun 2002

Oftel tries to increase DSL competition

Rival telcos should be able to use their own - and BT's - networks to provide broadband services, telecoms watchdog Oftel announced today.
Tim Richardson, 21 Jun 2002

Microsoft and Verizon get into bed on DSL

ComputerWire, 21 Jun 2002

Beeb wants your email shockers

The BBC is working on a new TV series about email.
Tim Richardson, 21 Jun 2002

Infineon runs to EC over Hynix subsidies

Infineon has filed a complaint with the European Commission over alleged subsidies made by the Korean government to Korean DRAM makers.
Drew Cullen, 21 Jun 2002

HP's Unix Aim is Tru

ComputerWire, 21 Jun 2002

Alarm bells ring over UK Wi-Fi plans

A fortnight ago The Department of Trade and Industry announced the opening up of the 2,4GHz radio spectrum, paving the way for commercial Wireless LAN services, based around 802.11b, or Wi-Fi, in the UK for the first time.
Drew Cullen, 21 Jun 2002

Ruling on BT hyperlink patent expected soon

The future of BT's claim that it owns the patent to hyperlinks should be decided soon.
Tim Richardson, 21 Jun 2002

KPNQwest network could shut today

It's Friday - so there must be another threat to shut down KPNQwest's network.
Tim Richardson, 21 Jun 2002

Big name microcasters pull the plug

It's culturecide. The RIAA-inspired royalty tax has already taken some of the most highly regarded webcasters off the Net. SomaFM, the San Francisco-based station, ceased broadcasting today.
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jun 2002