3rd > December > 2002 Archive
VeriSign Inc next month will re-launch its GreatDomains domain name resale service, dropping its retail auction model in favor of a wholesale system that will be made available to all of its registrar channel partners, ComputerWire has learned.
Ireland's Minister for Communications, Dermot Ahern, has set a deadline for affordable broadband in the country.
Telewest is looking for volunteers to take part in a trial to test the online gaming service Xbox Live.
AOL Time Warner is to provide an update on its AOL Internet division today. In particular, it's expected to outline its strategy for broadband.
Reader reports have flooded in this morning concerning the 'disappearance' of ebay.co.uk from the Web. Our informants kindly did the legwork for us, pointing us to the Nominet who is entry for ebay.co.uk. And there we have our answer: "This registration is DETAGGED".
A London woman used her own one-year-old infant to jump start her Ford Focus after the voracious rugrat ate the coded radio transponder from the car's keys, the Telegraph reports.
The UK could face legal action from the European Union (EU) unless there is greater competition for high-speed Net access.
Windows 2000 servers are cheaper to run than Linux ones, sometimes, says an IDC study which was by strange coincidence sponsored by Microsoft. The study will come as welcome relief to Microsoft salespeople who have been parroting the 'cheaper than Linux' line to general disbelief, but whether anyone else will believe it is another matter.
Sage, the UK's most successful software firm, has hit the numbers with full year profits up six per cent to £89.1m on revenue up 14 per cent to £557m.
AOL has warned that revenues for 2003 are expected to remain flat and that the Internet division of AOL Time Warner is unlikely to deliver solid growth until 2004.
Nominet UK has won an interim injunction order in the High Court against Domain Registrar Services Limited (DRS), banning the company from using the Nominet name and logo.