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.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the particulars of dealings between AOL Time Warner Inc and PurchasePro.com Inc, according to reports Friday. The Wall Street Journal quoted sources saying the SEC has contacted Las Vegas-based PurchasePro for documents as part of a wider probe of AOL's accounting …
Sun Microsystems Inc has taken some of the high-end resiliency features it created for its "Starfire" Enterprise 10000 servers and improved upon in its "StarCat" Sun Fire 15000 and "StarKitty" Sun Fire 12000 servers and rolled them into its Sun Fire midrange line, which it often refers to as its midframe line because they …
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.
After losing the race for Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.3 application server certification to BEA Systems Inc, Oracle Corp has finally reached the finishing line, Gavin Clarke writes. Redwood Shores, California-based Oracle's 9i Application Server (9iAS) 2.0 is expected to announce J2EE 1.3 certification this week, …
Sir Alan Sugar, chairman of Learning Technology Plc, a network integrator and PC retailer to the UK education market, has decided to bring the company back under his control for a bargain-basement price after seeing its share price plummet to record lows in July. Expressing disgust at the meltdown in technology stocks, the …
Only months after shutting down five European auction sites, Yahoo! said it will develop co-branded auction sites in Scandinavia with QXL Ricardo.
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.
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 Universal is preparing to sell off Scoot.com, or rather the bit that it owns, according to Les Echos.
Site(s) of The Day With 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.
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 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.
On 19 August the mighty Reg is launching its very own UK virtual ISP, the fetchingly-titled Vulture Capitalist ISP, or vcisp.net for short. The service is an affiliate deal between Situation Publishing and Affinity Internet and will offer UK Reg fans top-quality internet access products at competetive prices including, …
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, aka Kevin Warwick, has being talking urine during his latest promotional outing.
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The Summer apparel offensive continues at our Cash'n'Carrion Reg shop with the release of two exciting new products.
Network management firm Chevin has swooped to acquire the UK assets of Jyra Research from liquidators, but questions remain about the ownership and development of Jyra's performance management technology.