13th > December > 2002 Archive
Psion says trading meets forecasts
Trading is in line with management expectations at Psion, with the company stressing that it has cash resources "more than sufficient to support investment in both Symbian and organic development at Psion Teklogix".
BTw in new year ADSL promo
BT Wholesale is offering ISPs half price broadband connections as part of a limited promotion early next year.
Peapod bought out of administration
IT consultancy/distie Peapod announced today that it has been bought out of administration by Communication Technology Investment Ltd (CTIL). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bulldog offers 2Mbps broadband for punters
Bulldog Communications has unveiled an unbundled 2Mbps ADSL service aimed at home users. Available to some 400,000 punters in central London, the Primetime 2000 service costs £39.99 a month.
Hutchison 3G signs phones 4u
Hutchison 3G is getting the UK distribution ball rolling before launch, bagging major retailer phones 4 U as a supplier for its 3 mobile network. Last week Hutch signed up Carphone Warehouse.
E-fraud costs retailers millions
Internet fraud will cost US on-line retailers $500 million this Christmas, as fraudsters devise more sophisticated scams to obtain credit card information.
Yes, I am that West Saharan grandmother
LettersNo over-riding theme in this postbag, just emails that took our fancy.
MS staffer accused of $9m software for Ferraris scam
The Microsoft store, theoretically an employee-only operation, is a fabled source of improbably cheap goodies, small-time scams and handy licensing loopholes - but $9 million worth of software? For just one employee? Over nearly a year?
Cobalt security patch creates new holes
A security-hardening patch for Sun Cobalt appliances causes more problems than it solves, the company admits.
120 jobs could go at Kingston as Tiscali pulls contract
120 people could lose their jobs after Tiscali UK ditched an outsourcing deal with call centre operation Kingston Incontact (KI).
T-Mobile withdraws Nokia 7210
T-Mobile has withdrawn Nokia's 7210 from sale just days after beginning sales of the much anticipated picture-messaging handset.
Senate Closes Accidental Anonymizer
Never let it be said that the United States Senate has done nothing for Internet privacy.