27th > June > 2002 Archive

KPNQwest sale sought urgently

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

Bush, SEC gang up on WorldCom

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

Alcatel plans 10,000 job cuts

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

FBI raid sparks Akamai v. Speedera court battle

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

Sun choreographs Web Service interface dance

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

Nokia touts firewall certification

ComputerWire, 27 Jun 2002

UK Gov inches towards pooled broadband spending

The UK Government is beginning the task of using its massive public sector spending power to help boost demand for broadband in areas currently not served by affordable high speed Net access.
Tim Richardson, 27 Jun 2002

Lesbian sperm bank site proves popular

Thousands of men have signed up to a Web site to help lesbians start a family.
Tim Richardson, 27 Jun 2002

Xbox hackers take legal advice followed by an early bath

One of the groups working on a mod chip for the Xbox has pulled the plug on its project following legal consultations. The group, Enigmah-X, had hoped to create the second Xbox chip to go into circulation, following the release of the first working chip, the Xtender, for the system in May.
gamesindustry.biz, 27 Jun 2002

UK suffers Net outage

The UK suffered an Internet outage this afternoon after a switch at the London Internet Exchange (LINX) went tits up.
Tim Richardson, 27 Jun 2002

Glitch hits Orange GPRS service

Orange today fixed a "minor technical fault" which left a "small number" of its GPRS users in north London and surrounding areas without service over the last two days.
John Leyden, 27 Jun 2002

IBM says Intel eServers trounce Dell, challenge Sun

IBM has announced a set of benchmarks for its Intel servers which it says show big performance gains in Web applications over competitive systems, from Dell and Sun Microsystems.
John Leyden, 27 Jun 2002

Fibernet suspends German/French networks

Fibernet - the high-speed data communications company - has suspended its German and French national networks following the collapse of KPNQwest.
Tim Richardson, 27 Jun 2002

BT woos SMEs with broadband

BT is continuing its drive to tempt businesses to sign up to broadband with three measures which, it says, will help provide "hassle-free" technology for small and medium businesses (SMEs) in the UK.
Tim Richardson, 27 Jun 2002

MS patches Media Player secure music vulnerability

Microsoft has issued a cumulative patch for Windows Media Player designed to patch three vulnerabilities, the most serious of which might permit an attacker to run arbitrary code on a victim's PC.
John Leyden, 27 Jun 2002

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