29th > August > 2002 Archive

HP beats IBM on TPC-C (trails Fujitsu-Siemens)

ComputerWire, 29 Aug 2002

SCO slides in Q3

ComputerWire, 29 Aug 2002

Developer army not on its way for BEA

ComputerWire, 29 Aug 2002

Marconi shareholders to get only 0.5% of equity

ComputerWire, 29 Aug 2002

Two-way blocking for McAfee.com desktop firewall

ComputerWire, 29 Aug 2002

Why Xbox Linux founder left the project

The founder of the high-profile Xbox Linux Project has left the group over concerns about the direction of the project and disagreements with the anonymous donor who's contributed $200,000 to port Linux to the Microsoft gaming device.
Grant Gross, 29 Aug 2002

Kiwis test world's largest WLAN

A prototype wireless network, based on the 802.11b standard, in downtown Auckland is giving Kiwis a taste of high-speed mobile broadband without waiting for 3G.
John Leyden, 29 Aug 2002

Tiscali slips back into the red

Tiscali has slipped back into the red just three months after crowing that it had reached break-even point.
Tim Richardson, 29 Aug 2002

Dell aims for small biz sweetspot with server refresh

Dell UK has launched a small business server designed to give smaller businesses an economical alternative to desktop PCs for applications like file and print sharing.
John Leyden, 29 Aug 2002

ATI outs mobility RADEON 9000

ATI today launched the mobile version of its top-of-the-range RADEON 9000 graphics accelerator. This incorporates better power management, improved streaming capabilities for all those DVDs you need to see on the hoof, and something called the world's "first mobile quad-pipe 3D architecture". And it's the first graphics chip with Direct X 8 support.
Drew Cullen, 29 Aug 2002

1901 Census available online for testing

It's been a long wait, but the 1901 Census of England Wales is finally online - well, kinda.
Tim Richardson, 29 Aug 2002

Oftel rejects Freeserve broadband complaints

Oftel has thrown out a string of complaints from Freeserve over allegations that BT's broadband strategy is anti-competitive.
Tim Richardson, 29 Aug 2002

Keep fingers crossed for BT rural ADSL trial

BT Wholesale is to embark next month on a series of trials to test if it can bring ADSL to areas where demand is believed to be too low to justify the high cost of converting an exchange to broadband.
Tim Richardson, 29 Aug 2002

MS in fresh digital cert flaw

A flaw in the Windows handles digital certificates enables sophisticated crackers to get up to all sorts of mischief on unprotected boxes.
John Leyden, 29 Aug 2002

Morse FY sales, profits down

Morse, Europe's biggest Sun and HP reseller, saw sales and profits slump for the full year to June 30. And this year is slightly weaker than last.
Drew Cullen, 29 Aug 2002

The BSD tattoo under Jaguar's fur…

LettersA reader takes issue with our recent description of Darwin's ancestry:-
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Aug 2002