Broadcom axes ServerWorks chief
Like an abusive parent slapping an over-active child, Broadcom has dismissed the head of its ServerWorks subsidiary and made a public spectacle of the event.
IBM overhauls Tivoli
Come April, IBM plans to release three revamped Tivoli software products that will include wider support for various storage hardware and improved system monitoring tools.
Northern Ireland signs up HP for €107m e-learning gig
Hewlett-Packard has won a massive e-government contract in Northern Ireland, worth more than €100 million.
SuSE boards Itanic
SuSE Linux is to tie its fortunes to Intel's Itanium processor, prepping a 64-bit release of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for the chip.
AV vendors muscle in on anti-spam
The three major anti-virus software vendors are all building on their anti-spam offerings. Symantec, Trend Micro and Network Associates are all fighting for a share of the growing market. With these established players making moves, pure-play spam filter vendors will have a hard time gaining much market share without being acquired.
FBI seeks Internet telephony surveillance
The US Justice Department and the FBI ask regulators for expanded technical capabilities to intercept Voice Over IP communications... and anything else that uses broadband, writes Kevin Poulsen of /SecurityFocus.
NEC, SVA to expand LCD output with $710m plant
NEC and Chinese electronics group SVA yesterday said they will together invest an initial $710 million to construct a new fifth-generation LCD plant in China.
Tundra ships first RapidIO interconnect silicon
Tundra has begun sampling the first commercially available RapidIO system interconnect silicon, in the form of a PCI-X bridge and a multi-port switch.
LCDs took 30 per cent of PC monitor sales in Q4 2002
Price cuts of up to 30 per cent drove LCD monitor shipments up to 9.9 million units during Q4 2002 - a 54 per cent increase on the same period in 2001 and 30 per cent up on the previous quarter, DisplaySearch research reveals.
Iraq's mobile network – Qualcomm to follow the tanks?
And in a flash, the war on terror started to morph into the war for CDMA. North Korea, watch out - there's a jumping-off point right next door. US wireless company Qualcomm has often been described as the civilian wing of the military-industrial complex, so perhaps the only thing that should surprise us is how speedily its arrival in the wake of the tanks in Iraq occurred.
UK.gov seeks input on anti-spam law
The UK government began consultations on strengthening laws to prohibit spamming today.
ISPs left in limbo over ADSL price cut hints
BT has been accused of leaving ISPs in limbo the future of wholesale prices for broadband.
Stampede for places onTelewest 2Mb trial
Telewest is considering an increase in the number of people it will take on its 2Mb broadband trial after all 1,500 places were snapped up in just a few hours.
North America is WLANtastic
The number of frequent WLAN users in North America may grow from 4.2 million in 2003 to more than 31 million in 2007.
Macworld Expo renamed Create as Apple touts WWDC
AnalysisMacworld Expo organiser IDG World Expo has announced that this summer's show won't carry its traditional name, but be re-titled Create - just as our colleagues over at Think Secret revealed earlier this week.
Telewest claims 300,000 broadband punters…
Telewest has almost 300,000 broadband customers, it boasted today.
Toshiba PlayStation-on-a-chip company closes
Toshiba has closed down its US processor subsidiary, EE Times has reported.
Al Jazeera's web site – DDoSed or unplugged?
The launch of Arab satellite TV network Al Jazeera's new Web site on Monday drew immediate hack attacks, but this has been swiftly followed up by the disappearance of the site's DNS records. These now point to mydomain.com nameservers, but this company's site is also currently inaccessible; as you might expect, under the circumstances.
NT4.0 too flawed to fix – official
There's a nasty rider with Microsoft's latest security problem for NT users.