24th > October > 2002 Archive

CNET's download.com fees, DNS in a can, Lab Hammers

LettersFrom the end of the month, CNET's Downloads.com page will charge every author $99 for listing the software. Non-payers will see their listings and software removed.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 2002

Freeserve in legal fight against Oftel

Freeserve went to a Competition Commission tribunal on Tuesday to get an Oftel ruling concerning BT's alleged abuse of its dominant market overturned.
Tim Richardson, 24 Oct 2002
SGI logo hardware close-up

Gartner OLTP numbers rank winners in server arena

ComputerWire, 24 Oct 2002

Porn censorship at work shock

Pornography is the most censored type of Internet content at work, according to those clever people at Datamonitor.
Tim Richardson, 24 Oct 2002

STMicro expects strong chip recovery in 2003

ComputerWire, 24 Oct 2002

Sendo to launch Z100 MS ‘Stinger’ in November

ComputerWire, 24 Oct 2002

McNealy slams Wall St over Sun ratings

ComputerWire, 24 Oct 2002

Security distie Peapod goes into administration

High profile security consultancy/distie Peapod has gone into administration after attempts by parent company e-initiative to expand into Europe ran aground.
John Leyden, 24 Oct 2002

Server room dangerous? Here's BOFH armageddon

Letters: We hoped not to get any more of your pictures of dangerous server rooms, but you keep them coming, and they're too compelling to resist.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 2002

Bundled content and access the future for broadband

Broadband won't become mass market in the UK until service providers bundle entertainment content with high-speed Net access.
Tim Richardson, 24 Oct 2002

Canadian cons use PCs to hack, forge IDs and spread porn

Canadian convicts have taken advantage of prison PCs to produce escape plans, make fake IDs and conduct scams.
John Leyden, 24 Oct 2002

Demise of e-stockbrokers predicted

Three-quarters of Europe's 160 online-only stock broking Web sites will disappear by 2007, according to a new report by Forrester Research.
Tim Richardson, 24 Oct 2002

Hint of UK recovery for IT jobs

There is just the teensy weensiest hint of a sign that there could be the beginnings of a recovery in the IT jobs market in the UK.
Tim Richardson, 24 Oct 2002

Arsonists wipe smile from the face of the Net

Customers of online bank smile report problems accessing their accounts online following a suspected arson attack in Manchester which damaged the city's telecom infrastructure yesterday.
John Leyden, 24 Oct 2002

MS in blog parody takedown

It's a pity that Microsoft's Beth Goza, who we teased here last week, has taken down her weblog. Far from wanting to see it disappear, it ought be preserved in a time capsule.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 2002

Potholes on Apple's chip roadmap?

Macintosh site Architosh has some reasonably intelligent speculation on unreleased Motorola processors, and offers a roadmap.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 2002

Disney has Microsoft captive

AP's Suzanne Plunkett has exposed the relationship between the entertainment industry and the technology industry, in a dramatic new photograph.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 2002

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