Paying for DRM
Letters: Music biz strikes back with free, DRM 'padlocked' downloads WMP users 'wish' for better DRM, wider takeup of WMA O geeks, what has become of us? The geeks are in fine fettle, Tom - get with the program
102 ways to kill your computer
Update 2Thanks to everyone who sent us their killer computer links. We've compiled them all at the end of this article for ease of reference.
Outlook Express in crypto processing flaw
Code used to authenticate messages to Outlook Express users might be turned against them by attackers to run hostile code on victims' machines.
Is this the end for .net.uk?
The second level domain .net.uk may be dead before Christmas due to underuse, thanks to the changing Internet world.
Channel mired in networking depression
The networking market remains in a state of deep depression, with recovery not expected until the second half of 2003, and resellers in particular feeling the pain.
HP reaches out with software strategy
As the world moves down the road to a web services based future, HP, like every other vendor, is making its play in the big exciting world of applications on demand. Rather than setting up as a jack-of-all-trades, the new HP is collaborating and playing to its strengths in its latest web services software strategy.
Office 11 Beta due within a month
The next version of Microsoft Office - codenamed office 11 - is not yet in beta, says Microsoft, but it is due within a month, Alun Williams writes.
Mobile phone growth to stagnate in Europe
Western Europe's mobile phone market will stagnate at around the 300 million mark, says a new report.
US tech job losses slowing?
The number of job losses in the US tech sector have hit staggering levels through the first half of this year. A report from the AEA, the American Electronics Association, shows that in the first few months as many as 113,000 employees were shown the door in one way or another. But hope is at hand - the organisation reckon that the rate of redundancies are slowing.
Who will buy O2?
OpinionSimon Rockman is the publisher of What Mobile, a monthly magazine/buyer's guide for people interested in mobile phones.
Todmorden might not get broadband
There are fears that Todmorden in West Yorkshire might not be upgraded to DSL because some ISPs are failing to pass on information to BT Wholesale.
BTo admits ‘oversight’ in Todmorden pre-registration initiative
BTopenworld has admitted that it has so far failed to process any orders as part of a demand-led initiative to convert exchanges to DSL.
BTo takes ADSL to the high street
BTopenworld has teamed up with high street electrical retailer Maplin to show off its business-class broadband service.
Gio Internet in Pipex plagiarism row
The boss of Gio Internet claims that the appearance of Pipex's Ts&Cs on his ISP's Web site was "a mistake".
Scottish ISP in repeat DDoS attack
Edinburgh-based ISP edNET was hit by a distributed denial of service attack, again.
Messenger users get Henpecked
Virus writers have targeted MSN Messenger users with a childishly transparent, but at least partially effective, piece of social engineering.
Introducing the latest hacker exploit: War Phoning
Bluetooth-enabled phones and PDAs with inadequate security could become the target of the next wave of security exploits, allowing phreakers to filch confidential information or even make calls using someone else's identity.