13th > December > 2002 Archive
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".
BT Wholesale is offering ISPs half price broadband connections as part of a limited promotion early next year.
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 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 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.
Internet fraud will cost US on-line retailers $500 million this Christmas, as fraudsters devise more sophisticated scams to obtain credit card information.
LettersNo over-riding theme in this postbag, just emails that took our fancy.
Midnight GMT tonight (Friday 13) is the final UK order deadline for pre-Xmas delivery at our Cash'n'Carrion Reg shop.
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?
A security-hardening patch for Sun Cobalt appliances causes more problems than it solves, the company admits.
120 people could lose their jobs after Tiscali UK ditched an outsourcing deal with call centre operation Kingston Incontact (KI).
T-Mobile has withdrawn Nokia's 7210 from sale just days after beginning sales of the much anticipated picture-messaging handset.
Never let it be said that the United States Senate has done nothing for Internet privacy.
My, how the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the DMCA, is turning out to be a fine and flexible friend. It extends across continents. It reaches into computers in Norway and Russia, which when we last looked, were sovereign nations and not US States.