23rd > January > 2003 Archive

Microsoft to convert world to “shared source” – by 15,625 AD

Lost in the ballyhoo about Microsoft "opening" its "secret code" to the world is evidence of real world adoption of the Shared Source programs. Fortunately Microsoft-Benelux has some answers. And they prove that the scheme is far more successful at gathering press coverage than actual users.
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jan 2003

Firewall/VPN vendors saw growth in 2002

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003

PeopleSoft sales, profits slip

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003

Siebel reports Q4 loss

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003

Sun’s Linux Desktop expected this summer

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003
Broken CD with wrench

WS-I second round spec homes in on security

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003
server room

SBC enforcing all-encompassing Web patent

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003

Hilary Rosen quits RIAA

The Recording Industry Association of America's chief Hilary Rosen is to step down after five calamitous years shilling for the music distribution cartel.
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jan 2003

Nokia claims record Q4

Nokia ended 2002 with € 8.8bn cash, a record. And it had a storming Q4, so far as volumes are concerned, shipping a record 46 million handsets in the quarter. The company also claims record market share in Q4, estimating that it produced 39 per cent of all handsets sold in the quarter.
Drew Cullen, 23 Jan 2003

ISP claims to offer ‘free’ broadband

Sceptics and ever-hopeful optimists alike shouldn't have to wait too long for the inside story on freebb.co.uk, a new outfit which claims to be offering free broadband.
Tim Richardson, 23 Jan 2003

Open letter

Tim Richardson, 23 Jan 2003

Campaigner slams Ofcom's new boss

A member of the Government's influential Broadband Stakeholders Group (BSG) has openly criticised the appointment of former NTL boss, Stephen Carter, as chief executive of the new giant communications regulator, Ofcom.
Tim Richardson, 23 Jan 2003

Linux Comes to Unisys Servers (via SCO)

ComputerWire, 23 Jan 2003

McAfee highlights mobile network threat risk

McAfee Security today released research designed to persuade mobile operators to invest more in security - or risk huge loses through malicious attacks by 2005.
John Leyden, 23 Jan 2003

dabs.com buys French reseller

dabs.com is dipping its toes overseas with the cash purchase of SOS Developers, a French B2B software reseller.
Drew Cullen, 23 Jan 2003

ISPA posts shortlists for Internet industry awards

A polite and respectful ripple of applause for the following item please. ISPA (the Internet Service Provider's Association) has just announced the nominees for this year's industry awards.
Tim Richardson, 23 Jan 2003

One, two, three, four MS alerts are at our door

Today's inbox is packed with security alerts from Microsoft. You wait ages - OK, days, maybe weeks - for Microsoft vulns, then four come at once. Just like London's buses.
John Leyden, 23 Jan 2003

Row brews over Eircom's low-cost DSL

Esat BT has attacked Eircom's introduction of a new DSL service in Ireland as anti-competitive because the incumbent did not offer a wholesale version before its launch.
ElectricNews.net, 23 Jan 2003

NSI sends customer list to customer list

The consolidated e-mail addresses of many thousands of .org Web site owners has accidentally been included in a mass customer-notification missive from NSI to each address included in the list.
Thomas C Greene, 23 Jan 2003

Nintendo confirms next-gen console

Nintendo says it plans to a launch a new console to replace Gamecube in 2005 or 2006, scotching speculation that it plans to exit the console hardware marketd,
gamesindustry.biz, 23 Jan 2003

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