Flame of the WeekIncoming!
Over at the BBC our old friend Nick Hunn of TDK Systems is chirruping that motor manufacturers are moving mountains to get Bluetooth into their cars for next year, in anticipation of government crack-downs on use of mobile phones while driving. Which is a funny coincidence, because according to proposals for legislation from the UK Department of Transport, using Bluetooth phones is going to be largely illegal.
Cambridge Display Technology (CDT) today announced the acquisition of rival Opsys' organic light emitting diode (OLED) display business with the goal of developing roll up computer and TV screens within three years.
The Carphone Warehouse might have to change its name to "Broadband Warehouse" following its decision to flog Telewest's broadband service in its shops.
The Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA UK) is seeking nominations for its annual Internet industry awards.
More than half of all senior IT managers (58 per cent) think that their own IT departments offer the largest threat to IT security.
A 17-year-old computer gamer says he's looking to insure his fingers for £375,000.
Customers are suffering as service providers, hit by the telecoms slowdown, remain preoccupied by their balance sheets and the latest technologies rather than delivering adequate service.
Former Wimbledon champ, Boris Becker, is suing Germany's biggest ISP over alleged breach of copyright.
Reuters, arguably the world's best known news agency, stands accused of hacking today amid accusations that it broke into the computer systems of Swedish IT group Intentia to publish its results ahead of their official release.
Police and Trading Standards officers launched a series of dawn raids this morning in an orchestrated crackdown on software pirates.
Europe is expected to become the leading region for online sales in the run-up to Christmas, according to Gartner.
Palm has released two new models today, and both represent several firsts for the company, which is trying to breath new life into a becalmed PDA business as well as take on RIM in the enterprise messaging market.