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ISP data metering: a warning from Australia

LetterA warning from Australia:-
Andrew Orlowski, 06 Nov 2002

Judge CKK for Supreme Court!

Seattlement LettersSome letters prompted by our coverage of the decision by Judge Consonant-Klatter to uphold the DoJ-Microsoft deal.
Andrew Orlowski, 06 Nov 2002

Cisco, Cap Gemini design enterprise security benchmarks

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

Nokia, Trend Micro plan enterprise anti-virus device

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

WorldCom to restate more than $9bn

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

Court date set for COLT liquidation tussle

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

NEC unveils fault-tolerant Linux server

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

Brocade buys Rhapsody, braves OEM wrath

ComputerWire, 06 Nov 2002

A kinder, gentler Perens is going Global now

One thing you have to admire about Bruce Perens: he has lots of ideas and he's not afraid to implement them. Before the door was fully closed behind him at HP, he started Sincere Choice to counter Microsoft's "Software Choice" initiative. Now he's heading up a new non-profit: the Global Technology Policy Institute.
Tina Gasperson, 06 Nov 2002

'No more music CDs without copy protection,' claims BMG unit

Faced with adverse publicity to copy protection on CDs, a year ago Bertelsmann Music Group bravely gave in and promised to replace a clutch of Natalie Imbruglia CDs which were protected by Midbar's Cactus Data Shield. But a year is a long time, BMG is at it again, this time apparently set on applying copy protection to all its music products.
John Lettice, 06 Nov 2002

Carphone Warehouse buys Opal Telecom

The Carphone Warehouse is to offer fixed-line telco services to its high street customers following its acquisition of Opal Telecom.
Tim Richardson, 06 Nov 2002

Wine bores discover physics

When irrationality abounds, what can we turn to but science?
Andrew Orlowski, 06 Nov 2002

S Korea to invest $11bn on broadband

South Korea is to spend a whopping $11bn on bringing a 1Mbps broadband service to every household in the country by 2005.
Tim Richardson, 06 Nov 2002

Megabeam rolls out Euro WLAN network

Megabeam, the pan-European wireless Internet service provider, has set the pricing for its WLAN hotspot service for the first time.
John Leyden, 06 Nov 2002

BT and Microsoft attempt to dominate UK broadband

BT (the UK's dominant telco) has teamed up with Microsoft (the world's dominant software company) in a bid, no doubt, to dominate the UK's broadband sector.
Tim Richardson, 06 Nov 2002

Dell PDAs to hit the market in two weeks

Dell says it will begin selling handheld devices in mid-November, as long-time PDA makers like Palm and HP wait for the onslaught.
ElectricNews.net, 06 Nov 2002

Tablet PCs go niche in 2003 – Gartner

Tomorrow, November 7, is as you all know Tablet PC Launch Day. We can expect a raft of form factors and price points from the serried ranks of notebook makers and rebadgers.
Drew Cullen, 06 Nov 2002

Three held in Ericsson spy riddle

Police in Sweden has detained three people on suspicion of spying against mobile phone giant Ericsson.
Tim Richardson, 06 Nov 2002

Gartner slams 3G navel gazing

The mobile industry is forgetting consumers in its obsession with debts, doubts and delays surrounding third generation mobile phones.
John Leyden, 06 Nov 2002

Gang of Four set W-CDMA royalty cap

It's taken months around the negotiating table, but today four leading mobile phone firms agreed to reduce royalties for W-CDMA patents, ensuring that payments comprise no more than five per cent of equipment costs.
Drew Cullen, 06 Nov 2002

Privacy self-defence packages go down a bundle

A combined security package from Anonymizer and UK firm ArticSoftUsers gives users the chance to surf the Web anonymously and protect confidential data from prying eyes with.
John Leyden, 06 Nov 2002

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