Music industry blames Net for all evil
Despite the music industry's heroic efforts to produce, promote and distribute the finest fruits of American artistic genius, sales of CDs fell seven percent in the first half of 2002, after falling 5.3 per cent overall in 2001, the Recording Industry Ass. of America reports.
MS plays volume licensing upgrade card against Naked PCs
Businesses wanting to deploy standard configurations across a number of machines frequently take out one of Microsoft's volume licensing programs, set up their own standard distribution then use it to hose whatever OS the PCs they bought came with. Frequently they are under the impression that this involves them paying for two Microsoft operating systems, and sometimes they'll buy (if they can) machines with no OS instead, in order to avoid wasting money in this way.
McAfee.com board accepts improved NAI offer
Network Associates on-off bid for the 25 per cent of shares in McAfee.com it doesn't already own looks to be nearing completion after McAfee.com's board recommended its approval.
Intel touts benefits of 2.8GHz P4
Intel yesterday, as expected, debuted a 2.8GHz version of its Pentium 4 processor and three other lower speed chips.
Broadband could generate $500bn a year
Broadband could prove to be a massive catalyst for economic growth, according to the latest pie-in-the-sky crystal ball gazing from Gartner Dataquest.
Broadband – ‘We know you want it’
BT Wholesale began a four-week ad campaign today in a bid to raise awareness for its broadband pre-registration scheme.
The Jagwyre Review
Using Mac OS X is like touring a land of fabulous ancient treasures - with a tourist authority that's still busy renovating them, and that hasn't quite completed the infrastructure.
Samsung phone sales soar
Sales of Samsung mobile phones jumped by a huge 46 percent in the second quarter, as the rebounding industry saw the top four handset makers increase shipments.
Virus writers ‘obsessed with sex and computer games’
Virus writers are sados obsessed with sex and computer games, not the evil geniuses Hollywood and fear-mongering Washington politicians portray them as.