RIAA attacks the future of America
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has attacked again, and this time against some of our most promising young minds.
Thus complains to Oftel over BT ADSL ‘margin squeeze’
Thus - the alternative telco best known for its Demon Internet brand - has joined the chorus of critics opposing BT's decision to cut the cost of some of its wholesale ADSL services.
JEDEC to drive DDR 2 to 800Mbps
Memory standards organisation JEDEC has founded a team to investigate how to extend the current DDR 2 SDRAM spec. to 400MHz and a per pin data throughput of 800Mbps.
Wanted: One boat to go to Rockall
Charity appealSome pretty weird and wonderful stuff has appeared on El Reg over the years, but we reckon that this may be among the most unexpected.
Oftel fingers BT over dial-up price cut
Oftel claims BT should cut the cost of wholesale unmetered narrowband Net access by 17 per cent.
EU investigates MS, EU buys scads more Windows servers
The European Commission is currently deciding what it can do to stop Microsoft using its dominant position on the desktop to carve itself a similar monopoly in the server market. But at the same time, the European Commission's IT purchasing policies are supporting that very process. The Commission uses Windows clients, is upgrading these to Windows XP, and has just invested in a large number of Windows 2000 Advanced Server application servers to support them.
BT green lights rural broadband scheme
BT is to push ahead with a scheme that could help bring ADSL to areas currently deemed not commercially viable for investment in broadband.
OFT to clamp down on misleading online travel deals
Many UK-based online travel sites are breaking the law by making misleading price claims.
Tech firms climb on flexi-working bandwagon
Government legislation coming into effect this weekend will give nearly four million working parents the right to work away from the office.
Eclipse, PlusNet cut ADSL prices
Eclipse Internet has confirmed that it is to pass on wholesale price cuts announced by BT yesterday.
Media players hit by buffer overflow glitch
Users of popular media player packages from RealNetworks and Apple have been urged to update their software in the wake of separate warnings of potentially troublesome security problems from both companies.
Habeas sues haiku abusers
Habeas, the company that fights spam with poetry and the law, filed lawsuits yesterday against five entities which "improperly" used the Habeas trademark to get their email past spam filters.
Orange pushes for ‘pocket money’ SPV cert costs
Orange is pushing to cut smartphone application certification costs to "pocket money" levels, and having opened the gates for small developers by providing an unlock/lock procedure for the SPV (Unlocks all round! Orange frees SPV developers), it does not propose to slam them shut again.