PC-compatible MacOS comes at a price
Exciting news from the world of Apple. Eighteen years after the launch of the Macintosh, Apple has made a PC-compatible version of MacOS. But it comes at a steep price. Apple chose to break this extraordinary news at the unlikely venue of CompUSA's web store, as this picture [click to enlarge] illustrates.
Anonymizer preps Private Surfing 2.0
Anonymizer Inc will tomorrow introduce version 2.0 of its popular anonymous web surfing service, Private Surfing, containing more features aimed at advancing its position in what CEO Bill Unrue calls the "privacy arms race", Kevin Murphy writes.
Yahoo! returns! to! the! auction! biz!
Only months after shutting down five European auction sites, Yahoo! said it will develop co-branded auction sites in Scandinavia with QXL Ricardo.
Notebooks jump, desktops slump
The mobile PC is rapidly moving up the must-have list of organisations across the US, according to the latest study from Gartner. The firm pumped out its latest assessment of the PC marketplace and discovered that mobile PCs experienced comparatively exceptional growth.
Bidders flee Global Crossing UK
The UK arm of Global Crossing, the financially stricken US carrier, is to file for administration, following the collapse of an auction for the company, the Sunday Telegraph says.
Vivendi to sell Scoot.com
Vivendi Universal is preparing to sell off Scoot.com, or rather the bit that it owns, according to Les Echos.
Football. Culture. Everything in between
Site(s) of The DayWith the kick-off of the football season North of the border last weekend, and the beginning of the Nationwide season next it's high time Site of the Day took a look at the world of football Web sites.
Windows comes to Bhutan
A localised version of Microsoft Windows is in the offing for the people of Bhutan. Launching in 2003, This is expected to replace seven incompatible Dzongkha (the Bhutanese language) computer systems, ensuring that the Tibetan script fonts are displayed the same way for the first time.
Sun claims ECperf 4way server best
Sun Microsystems has fired a fresh salvo at the Wintel camp in the ongoing benchmarketing wars with the release of performance figures for its four-way Sun Fire V480 server.
Silicon France goes titsup.fr
Silicon Media Group announced Friday that it was selling its UK assets to CNET. We wondered what would happen to the IT news service's newer, smaller operations in France and Germany.
Captain Cyborg takes the pee on Radio 5 Live
Captain Cyborg, aka Kevin Warwick, has being talking urine during his latest promotional outing.