18th > December > 2002 Archive
MandrakeSoft intros commercial license
Rumors of MandrakeSoft "stepping back" from Free Software are not true, says Gael Duval, VP of the Paris, France Linux distribution company.
Global Crossing bankruptcy plan approved
Telecoms company Global Crossing Ltd. received a US judge's approval for its plan to emerge from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganisation.
Vodafone's Gent to retire next year
Vodafone boss Chris Gent is to quit the mobile operator next July, it was announced today.
DEA data thief sentenced to 27 months
A 14-year veteran of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who fled to Mexico to avoid federal computer crime charges was sentenced in a federal court in Los Angeles on Monday to 27 months in prison for selling information on private citizens he plundered from sensitive law enforcement databases.
Sun demolishes Dotcom Builder
Sun Microsystems is 'retiring' its Dot-Com Builder website. Killing it, more like: the site shuts on December 23 and content is to be divvied up between other Sun developer web sites. Links to the old site are maintained through the Wayback Machine