30th > July > 2002 Archive

Wi-Fi honeypots a new hacker trap

Kevin Poulsen, 30 Jul 2002

Intel owns Inside (true)

Intel's fearless intellectual property lawyers have wrested the word 'inside' from a rival US firm, after an epic battle.
Drew Cullen, 30 Jul 2002

Qwest rewrites accounts, fights for survival

ComputerWire, 30 Jul 2002
Cat 5 cable

IBM, HP quibble over Xeon MPs in midrange servers

ComputerWire, 30 Jul 2002

Macromedia, Adobe settle patent squabble

ComputerWire, 30 Jul 2002

Vodafone Q1 subs show modest growth

ComputerWire, 30 Jul 2002

Symantec guards against blended security threats

ComputerWire, 30 Jul 2002

Mobile operators seek to convert pre-paid masses

European mobile operators facing massive debt and market saturation are now examining the value of their less profitable pre-paid customers, Ciaran Buckley writes.
ElectricNews.net, 30 Jul 2002

What do Boy Scouts have in common with hot gay sex videos?

Type in "Boy Scout" in the query box of the UK web site of Ask Jeeves and up pops an ad for "hot gay sex videos".
Drew Cullen, 30 Jul 2002

B3ta.com – good pics, great jokes

Site of the DayThe Net is awash with comedy-stroke-satire, some very good, but most resolutely text-based.
Drew Cullen, 30 Jul 2002

ICANN director to see accounts

ICANN board member Karl Auerbach has won the right to inspect ICANN's books.
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Jul 2002

Apple Jaguar promo doesn't apply to Jaguar

A promotion that promises to sweeten the pain of the $129 update to Apple's OS X 10.2 Jaguar release doesn't apply to Jaguar, leaving Register readers perplexed.
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Jul 2002

Tougher penalties for UK copyright thieves

A Bill which increases the maximum penalty for copyright theft in the UK from two years to 10 years has become law.
John Leyden, 30 Jul 2002

NTL claims 300K home broadband subs

NTL today issued UK residential broadband subscriber figures - more than 300,000 punters.
Drew Cullen, 30 Jul 2002

V21 pays for The Free Internet

V21, or V Two One as it insists on calling itself, has swooped on stricken ISP, The Free Internet, buying its user base of thefreeinternet.net and business ops in an agreed deal. Terms are undisclosed.
Drew Cullen, 30 Jul 2002

Domain name disputes taken into national courts

Disquiet over the domain registration dispute process involving .biz domains has led to court action on both sides of the Atlantic.
John Leyden, 30 Jul 2002

Pay up, or you're blocked: Indian ISPs tell US megasites

America's biggest content providers could face a toll to enter India cyberspace, if plans mooted by the Indian ISP trade association bear fruit.
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Jul 2002

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