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S&P slams Level 3 acquisition plans

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

McAfee.com to shift 1m units on P2P piggyback

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

RealNetworks streams staff

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

Linuxcare returns with mainframe provisioning software

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

VeriSign settles slamming charge with BulkRegister

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

Interliant execs quit following bankruptcy filing

ComputerWire, 08 Aug 2002

Ex Grey Archers launch support site

A Web site has been set up to provide support for 150 former employees of Grey Archer, an online exchange for the UK pub trade.
Tim Richardson, 08 Aug 2002

Whither Exchange users?

E-mail is now a tool that is to be found at the heart of everyday business. Along with the increasing reliance that is now placed upon e-mail has come a cost: the very large cost associated with managing these systems. At the moment Microsoft supplies one of the most widely deployed e-mail engines in the guise of Exchange. But will the recent changes to Microsoft's licensing plans and revelations concerning the next version of Exchange have any effect on usage?
IT-Analysis, 08 Aug 2002

‘Dotcom millionaire’ flogs porn empire

One-time teenage "dotcom millionaire" Benjamin Cohen has finally flogged his porn empire.
Tim Richardson, 08 Aug 2002

Telecity paints grim picture of Web hosting sector

The Web hosting industry is on its knees and shows little sign of recovery in the near future.
Tim Richardson, 08 Aug 2002

Edsger Dijkstra: RIP

Dutch computer pioneer Edsger W Dijkstra has died, aged 72.
Andrew Orlowski, 08 Aug 2002

PSINet Europe mulls jobs cull

Workers at PSINet Europe will have an anxious wait over the next eight weeks following the ISP's decision to begin a strategic review of the company.
Tim Richardson, 08 Aug 2002

Porn spam on the rise

UpdatedUK corporates are bombarded by porn and pedo bulk-emails - and ineffective anti-spam software and outdated email usage policies mean that many are coping badly
John Leyden, 08 Aug 2002

Convergys to cut 90 Euro Jobs

Convergys - the software billing outfit - is to axe 90 jobs across its European operation.
Tim Richardson, 08 Aug 2002

NTL shoots itself in the foot

UpdatedNTL restored its Web site to normality today after its contractors mistakenly loaded an alarming pop up message on to ntlworld.com.
John Leyden, 08 Aug 2002

Microsoft squares FTC over Passport claims

Microsoft is to introduce a wide-ranging information security program for its Passport web service, after falling foul of the USA's might Federal Trade Commission.
Drew Cullen, 08 Aug 2002

Attacking Nimda-infected attackers

UpdatedA presentation at Blackhat last week by Tim Mullen of AnchorIs, offering a novel treatment for the Nimda worm, has caused considerable controversy because it involves taking unauthorized actions against the offending box.
Thomas C Greene, 08 Aug 2002

IBM lays desktop PowerPC on Cupertino lawn

IBM is to release a version of the dual-core Power4 processor aimed at the desktop, and will disclosed details at Microprocessor Forum in October.
Andrew Orlowski, 08 Aug 2002

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