Accountancy software vendor Sage Group Plc claims to be on course to meet market expectations when it posts its earnings for the year to September 30. Analysts expect the Newcastle, UK-based company to increase pre-tax profit by 12% to £136.2m ($211.1m), maintaining the growth rate it recorded last year. Although Sage was …
Silicon Graphics Inc fell short of expectations in its first quarter, but insisted upcoming product launches would set it back on track. Sales at the Mountain View, California-based company were $241.7m in the quarter ending September 27, down 36.3% on the year. Operating losses were $40.4m, down from losses of $46.6m last …
Google Inc has been sued by a search engine optimization company, which claims Google deliberately altered its ranking when it realized the SEO company was competing with it. Search King Inc, of Oklahoma City, wants an injunction and $75,000 damages for alleged loss of business. Search King launched a service in August …
Microsoft Corp has delayed the introduction of its handheld "home companion" technology, Mira, until the New Year. Microsoft had hoped to introduce the technology, officially known as Windows CE for Smart Diaplays, in time for its OEM partners to capitalize on the lucrative holiday season. Mira will now receive its US and …
UK ISPs are refusing to voluntarily implement the Home Office's controversial data retention scheme.
The race to reengineer the Internet before the global network suffers a consumer backlash has been lost.
So great was the demand for our last Nigerian 419 t-shirt, and so indignant the protests when we discontinued it, that we have decided to offer a second limited edition.
Microsoft's efforts so far to obstruct Xbox mod chips have been relatively trivial, and simple for the modders to circumvent. The most recent redesign, for example, was dealt with inside a week. But on his recent Australian adventure Microsoft president Steve Ballmer dispensed one of the clearest policy statements on Xbox so far - Microsoft intends Xbox to be a closed system and to stay that way, and will use both technical and legal avenues to protect it.
Broadband should be available in every home and business in the UK, according to the Communications Workers Union (CWU).
BT has confirmed today that Todmorden - along with six other areas - is to get broadband.
Via Technologies was in town yesterday extolling the virtues of its Mini-ITX form factor boards, and showing a couple of designs that at least give you an idea of where a PC based on a board measuring 170x170mm might end up. The Mini-ITX now comes in fanless and fanned flavours, based on the Eden ESP processor core and the C3 E-Series respectively, and yes indeed you can install Windows XP on them and have an extremely small PC - but that, in our estimation, is not the point, and we don't think Via thinks that's the point either.
Encryption products need to become as easy and transparent to use as AV software packages.
A denial of service attack on the Internet's root DNS servers that began last night continues to vex users today.
Creators of strange and beautiful PC cases: come out of your basements.