28th > October > 2002 Archive

FoTW: “I will attack you in cyberspace”

Flame of the WeekIncoming!
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Oct 2002

No spending upturn until mid-2003 – Merrill survey

ComputerWire, 28 Oct 2002

TFT volumes to pass CRT in 2004

ComputerWire, 28 Oct 2002

Sun pitches for leadership in war against .NET

ComputerWire, 28 Oct 2002

HP plans dual Montecito Intel Itaniums for H1 2003

ComputerWire, 28 Oct 2002

Sun aims low with new app server – too low?

ComputerWire, 28 Oct 2002

UK gov moves to ban mobile phones, inc Bluetooth, in cars

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.
John Lettice, 28 Oct 2002

Roll-up computer screen set for 2005 debut

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.
John Leyden, 28 Oct 2002

Telewest broadband flogged by the Carphone Warehouse

The Carphone Warehouse might have to change its name to "Broadband Warehouse" following its decision to flog Telewest's broadband service in its shops.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

Gongs a go-go for ISPA

The Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA UK) is seeking nominations for its annual Internet industry awards.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

‘We are the worst security risk’ – sys admins confess

More than half of all senior IT managers (58 per cent) think that their own IT departments offer the largest threat to IT security.
John Leyden, 28 Oct 2002

Gamer insures fingers for £375K

A 17-year-old computer gamer says he's looking to insure his fingers for £375,000.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

Service levels sink as telcos tighten belts

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.
John Leyden, 28 Oct 2002

Boris Becker sues T-Online

Former Wimbledon champ, Boris Becker, is suing Germany's biggest ISP over alleged breach of copyright.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

Reuters hacks accused of hacking

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.
John Leyden, 28 Oct 2002

Dawn raids target software pirates

Police and Trading Standards officers launched a series of dawn raids this morning in an orchestrated crackdown on software pirates.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

Europe set for bumper eChristmas

Europe is expected to become the leading region for online sales in the run-up to Christmas, according to Gartner.
Tim Richardson, 28 Oct 2002

Palm goes widescreen, launches phone

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.
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Oct 2002

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