15th > July > 2002 Archive

PA-8800s will snap into existing HP Unix boxes

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002

PGP Vuln exposed by Outlook plug-In

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002

Liberty Alliance proposes Web security standards

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002

Another year of telco turmoil – C&W

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002

Sendo to Undercut XDA

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002

PC prices plummet in Europe

ComputerWire, 15 Jul 2002
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Citrix to pink slip 10 per cent

With its Q2 figures due to be announced on July 17th, Citrix has given a broad hint as to the likely outcome and is pre-empting the results by announcing that it expects to layoff around 10 percent of its staff.
IT-Analysis, 15 Jul 2002

Confirmed: MS to ship beefed up 802.11 security in XP SP1

Microsoft will, as suggested here last week, be shipping a Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP) client with SP1 of Windows XP. This will beef up wireless security in XP and will no doubt come in handy for the mysterious security of Microsoft's forthcoming home wireless products.
John Lettice, 15 Jul 2002

Archie Norman lined up for Energis as banks take over

Archie Norman - the Tory MP and former Asda chairman - is to take charge of troubled alternative telco, Energis.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jul 2002

Vallance recounts WorldCom war stories

When it comes to the WorldCom scandal, let's face it, most news is bad news.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jul 2002

Vodafone sues Daily Telegraph for libel

Vodafone has filed a claim for alleged libel in the High Court against the Daily Telegraph concerning an opinion piece written last month.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jul 2002

Preinstalled Mandrake Linux PCs go live at Walmart

Newsforge notes that Mandrake Linux PCs finally went on sale at Walmart.com over the weekend. Prices range from $391 for a 900MHz Duron machine to $648 for a 2GHz Pentium 4 with CD-RW.
John Lettice, 15 Jul 2002

Mobile Athlon, AMD fanboy spat, Intel price cuts

HWRoundupAMD today intro'ed the new top of the line notebook CPU, the mobile Athlon XP 1800+. This costs $335 and two customers, HP and ACER Europe have been outed for launch day.
Drew Cullen, 15 Jul 2002

Webmaster conference held in London pub

Alerting all BOFHs. Do you find the grind of strategy briefing, product pitches and workshops a tedious interlude at conferences before getting down to the real business of getting on with some serious drinking?
John Leyden, 15 Jul 2002

WorldCom whistleblowers play in tune

Accounting irregularities at scandal-hit WorldCom date back as far as 2000, according to Republican congressman Billy Tauzin.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jul 2002

Interoute buys part of Ebone

Pan-European fibre-optic telco - Interoute - has purchased a number of key assets of KPNQwest's Ebone network.
Tim Richardson, 15 Jul 2002

E-business lives on, says EDS

'E-business is not dead,' says a new report by EDS, which shows that most large companies in Europe treat e-business as a fundamental long-term strategy.
ElectricNews.net, 15 Jul 2002

Security industry's hacker-pimping slammed

I spent three days at H2K2 hoping someone would say something worth mentioning in The Register. Finally, on Sunday, a couple of speakers did just that (on which more tomorrow). Best of all was Gweeds' savage synopsis of a thing which world + dog has no doubt long entertained as a vague suspicion, namely the way hackers pimp themselves in hopes of getting hired at great expense by security companies, and the way conferences provide fertile soil for the illusory threat exaggeration on which the security industry feeds.
Thomas C Greene, 15 Jul 2002

Wireless LAN platform for UK rail passengers

Wireless LAN hot spots are to be created at 15 mainline railway stations across the UK.
John Leyden, 15 Jul 2002

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