16th > December > 2002 Archive

SIA calls on China to dismantle chip VAT rules

ComputerWire, 16 Dec 2002

ITC finds evidence of Korean DRAM subsidies

ComputerWire, 16 Dec 2002

IDC predicts strong security app sales

ComputerWire, 16 Dec 2002
Broken CD with wrench

Sun says Big Iron still matters as it pushes N1

ComputerWire, 16 Dec 2002

The balloon goes up on 300km Wi-Fi

ComputerWire, 16 Dec 2002

Vodafone Sweden stops wriggling on 3G hook

Vodafone will not appeal the ruling of the Swedish telco regulator, the PTS, that it must stick to the December 2003 deadline of rolling out 3G coverage across the country, newswires report.
Drew Cullen, 16 Dec 2002

New Netscape kills pop-ups

AOL Time Warner has released a new version of Netscape that allows users to suppress pop-up ads, one of the most hated ad formats.
ElectricNews.net, 16 Dec 2002

Grid computing from Sun

Sun's open source Grid Engine software currently runs over 7000 grids with an average of 47 CPUs per grid, and a steadily increasing percentage of the grids it powers run Linux, according to John Tollefsrud, Sun's Grid marketing manager.
Robin Miller, 16 Dec 2002

Apple sues PowerMac Web leaker

Apple can't take its own medicine Monday 16th December 2002 by Two
IT-Analysis, 16 Dec 2002

Home user insecurity spurs email virus growth in 2002

The ratio of viruses to legitimate emails has increased over the course of this year.
John Leyden, 16 Dec 2002

LINX traffic tops 20Gbps

Britain is now more connected to Europe than ever - when it comes Internet connectivity.
John Leyden, 16 Dec 2002

Jury scrutinises DMCA in ElcomSoft case

The jury are continuing their deliberations today in the closely watched criminal prosecution of Russian software firm ElcomSoft for offences against the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
John Leyden, 16 Dec 2002

Missing RIAA figures shoot down “piracy” canard

Research by George Zieman gives the true reason for falling CD sales: the major labels have slashed production by 25 per cent in the past two years, he argues.
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Dec 2002

Crusoe blade strikes 1Ghz, fries Banias?

It's plowing a lonely furrow, but Texas-based blade pioneer RLXcontinues to champion ultra high density boxes that put rivals to shame in the power stakes.
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Dec 2002

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