16th > December > 2002 Archive
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.
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.
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.
Home user insecurity spurs email virus growth in 2002
The ratio of viruses to legitimate emails has increased over the course of this year.
LINX traffic tops 20Gbps
Britain is now more connected to Europe than ever - when it comes Internet connectivity.
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.
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.