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VeriSign to revamp secondary domain biz

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.
ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002

Oracle readies e-biz suite lite for Europe

ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002

Microsoft eases licences with Windows .NET Server 2003

ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002

IBM preps 32-way Intel server

ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002
Broken CD with wrench

Hitachi pushes Thunder box downstream

ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002

Liberty insists no rift, just differences of opinion

ComputerWire, 03 Dec 2002

Cheap Mandrake for Windows refugees

Tina Gasperson, 03 Dec 2002

Ireland sets three year target for cheap broadband

Ireland's Minister for Communications, Dermot Ahern, has set a deadline for affordable broadband in the country.
ElectricNews.net, 03 Dec 2002

Telewest seeks Xbox Live volunteers

Telewest is looking for volunteers to take part in a trial to test the online gaming service Xbox Live.
Tim Richardson, 03 Dec 2002

AOL to outline broadband strategy today

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.
Tim Richardson, 03 Dec 2002

eBay UK is detagged!

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".
Drew Cullen, 03 Dec 2002

Woman jump starts car with cyber-infant

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.
Lester Haines, 03 Dec 2002

Europe talks tough on broadband competition

The UK could face legal action from the European Union (EU) unless there is greater competition for high-speed Net access.
Tim Richardson, 03 Dec 2002

Windows costs less than Linux. A bit. Sometimes – MS study

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.
John Lettice, 03 Dec 2002

Sage sales, profits up

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.
Drew Cullen, 03 Dec 2002

AOL warns of tough times ahead

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.
Tim Richardson, 03 Dec 2002

Nominet wins injunction against DRS

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.
Tim Richardson, 03 Dec 2002

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