16th > January > 2003 Archive

Dude, you've got selective amnesia!

Michael Dell is no fool, which makes his remarks in an interview with InfoWorld published this week a puzzling read.
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Jan 2003
Cat 5 cable

Intel rewrites Itanium roadmap

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

Separate dance cards for Web Services Choreography?

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

J2EE 1.4 moves down the Enterprise ladder

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

Register.com presented with buyout bid

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

Ariba restates more accounts

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

Mandrakesoft goes tits up

On Monday, we revealed that Mandrakesoft was close to seeking bankruptcy protection under French law. Yesterday, the firm filed for the French equivalent of Chapter 11. Here is the company's statement.
Drew Cullen, 16 Jan 2003

Merrill outlines Euro 2003 IT spending outlook

ComputerWire, 16 Jan 2003

IT spending dropped in Q4 2002- can 2003 be that gloomy?

Goldman Sach's survey of major US Corporations' IT spend in Q4 2002 showed a surprising drop in Corporate IT spending. It surprised everyone, not least Goldman Sachs itself, writes Bob McDowall.
IT-Analysis, 16 Jan 2003

Supremes back Disney and pigopolists vs science and culture

In a decision marked by much internal dissent - bordering on outright cattiness - the United States' Supreme Court voted 7-2 to uphold the decision to give copyright holders a 20 year rights extension.
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Jan 2003

MS seeks malware, bust phones after SPV security crack

A quite bizarre CNET report reveals that Microsoft's Security Response Center began investigations into the circumvention of security on the SPV smartphone on Tuesday, searching - so says CNET, anyway - for reports of rogue programs on the network and damaged phones.
John Lettice, 16 Jan 2003

Yahoo! posts! profit!

Yahoo! Inc's decision to cut costs and introduce new ways to generate money, such as charging for email, appears to be paying off.
Tim Richardson, 16 Jan 2003

Buster Gonads inspires unfeasibly large Itanic CPU

Down in Intel's Frankenstein laboratories, the scientists are coming up with ever more surreal methods to disguise the comatose Itanium processor project as a living breathing thing.
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Jan 2003

Girl suffers burns after laptop explodes

A 15-year-old girl suffered second-degree burns to her hands and thighs after the laptop she was using exploded.
Tim Richardson, 16 Jan 2003

Time workers call for strike action

Workers at Time Computers are threatening to go on strike regarding ongoing concerns over pay and conditions.
Tim Richardson, 16 Jan 2003

Consumer laptop sales help PC market to modest growth

The PC market in Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) recorded modest growth during the fourth quarter of 2002, of around six percent.
John Leyden, 16 Jan 2003

Narrowband Net use declines in US

Fewer people in the US are accessing the Net using a narrowband connection, according to Nielsen//NetRatings.
Tim Richardson, 16 Jan 2003

Yahoo! storms! Q4!

Dot-com survivor Yahoo! said this week that it beat expectations for the fourth quarter, as it raised estimates for 2003.
ElectricNews.net, 16 Jan 2003

Where did that SMS go?

One in twelve text messages, originated by email, are either tardy or lost on their way to US mobile subscribers.
John Leyden, 16 Jan 2003

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