Punters tell of NatWest e-banking woe
Customers of NatWest's online bank are still reporting problems accessing their accounts following an upgrade at the weekend.
Man dies playing computer games
A South Korean man died after a marathon session playing computer games.
November 18 date set for UnitedLinux
The first full version of UnitedLinux will be available from November 18.
Judge blows Lawsuits in Motion a Raspberry
A California Judge has dealt a setback to Research in Motion's attempt to prevent Good Technology from selling its copycat pager in the United States. Judge Ikola, in Orange County, Ca. denied RIM a request for a restraining order against Good.
Dell nukes HP with printer ink pledge
Michael Dell yesterday repeated his threat to undercut rivals on the price of printer consumables, a pledge which could nuke Hewlett Packard's biggest source of revenue.
Beware the IDEs of disk
The enterprise storage industry could not ignore IDE for much longer. At the low end, IDE-based RAID boxes now beat SCSI hands down on price per MB, and with many drive manufacturers making their SCSI and IDE products from common components, the argument that SCSI offers better quality doesn't wash anymore.
Games of the 80s bounce back on Nokia handsets
One of the strange quirks of today's mobile phone market is that the greatest hits games you might recall from nigh on 20 years ago are returning, on a device in your pocket Real Soon Now. Or indeed, actually now. Greybeards among The Register readership who remember Repton for the BBC Model B will be pleased (or possibly disturbed) to hear you can now get it on a mobile phone for £7.50.
NTL was jetliner in power dive, says leaked memo
Morale at NTL is low, according to a recent survey of employees at the cableco.