20th > August > 2002 Archive

China targets Windows with Linux-based OS

In last month's report on a Chinese effort to build a home-grown Win98, we appealed for further enlightenment on the nature of the project. Well, it's taken a while, but a kindly Chinese speaker has done some digging, and reveals it's Linux-based, and GPLed.
John Lettice, 20 Aug 2002

Taiwan claims value add advantage over China

ComputerWire, 20 Aug 2002

Details of Samsung's US Stinger debut leak

ComputerWire, 20 Aug 2002

RSA Security faces SEC injunction threat

ComputerWire, 20 Aug 2002
Cat 5 cable

Sun aims new 150 workstation at 1 million Ultra users

ComputerWire, 20 Aug 2002

PA Consulting

On Monday of last week, we published an article by a former IT employee at PA Consulting Group.
Team Register, 20 Aug 2002

Sprint security faulted in Vegas hacks

Kevin Poulsen, 20 Aug 2002

UK to ban driving and talking

The UK Government is looking to ban the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving in an attempt to reduce the number of road accidents.
Tim Richardson, 20 Aug 2002

AOL France goes unmetered

AOL France has followed in the footsteps of its UK cousin and is offering unlimited unmetered Net access for E24 a month.
Tim Richardson, 20 Aug 2002

O'Reilly questions free-SW regs

We'd be hard pressed to identify a person with better open-source advocacy credentials than Tim O'Reilly. So it came as a mild surprise to read his column over the weekend lamenting the politicization of software by a radical fringe.
Thomas C Greene, 20 Aug 2002

Earthlink tops ISP survey

Atlanta-base EarthLink has topped a customer satisfaction survey of US ISPs.
Tim Richardson, 20 Aug 2002

9/11 fails to influence disaster recovery strategies – survey

Contrary to the marketing push of many security and storage firms, few users believe the events of September 11 should play a part in developing their business continuity strategies.
John Leyden, 20 Aug 2002

ntlhell protest site defends libel allegations

Struggling cableco NTL has so far failed to comment on allegations that a rival Web site contains libellous comments concerning some of those behind its nthellworld.com site.
Tim Richardson, 20 Aug 2002

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