800MHz FSB Pentium 4s appear in Japan
Sample versions of Intel's upcoming 800MHz quad-pumped frontside bus Pentium 4 have appeared in Japan, local web site PC Watch reports.
KPN talks takeover with mmO2 – report
KPN and mmO2 have been having talks about having talks about merging, the Observer reports.
Rebranding kiss of death strikes Deloitte Consulting
LogoWatchThe rebranding kiss of death has struck again, with the latest victim to succumb to SARS (Severe Acute Rebranding Syndrome) being none other than Deloitte Consulting - the company almost formerly known as Braxton.
RIAA agrees webcasting rates… with non-webcasting AOL, Microsoft
What's wrong with this headline? It's from an Associated Press wire story published on Friday:
Adobe updates Acrobat for the XML era
Adobe has melded its Portable Document Format (PDF) and XML, updating its Acrobat family of PDF creation tools to version 6.0 in the process.
Security glitch with SETI@home screensaver
Dutch security researchers have discovered a set of security vulnerabilities with the popular SETI@home program.
Backup and Recovery… er… what's that?
"Backup and Recovery", the foundation of nearly all data management processes, continues to be overlooked in many organisations, according to a Storage Networking Industry Association Europe (SNIA-E) survey, writes Tony Lock, of Bloor Research.
Dell to offer Broadcom 802.11a/g card
Broadcom has begun shipping what it claims is the first mini-PCI card to support both standard 802.11a and draft spec. 802.11g wireless networking for notebooks.
Apache urges update ahead of DoS risk alert
The Apache Software Foundation has updated its popular Web server software to guard against a serious, as yet unspecified, denial of service risk.
Nvidia to support 400MHz FSB Athlon XP with new chipset
Nvidia has become the second company to say it will support AMD's 400MHz frontside bus Athlon XP - even though AMD itself has yet to announce such a chip.
AntiCap lobby group calls for BB freedom
A new Internet lobby group has been launched committed to campaigning for unlimited broadband services.
Al Jazeera and the Net – free speech, but don't say that
Arabic satellite TV network Al Jazeera's efforts to build an English-language web site have run into another speed bump. Akamai Technologies, whose "Accelerated Networks can stand up to unpredictable traffic and flash crowds for even the largest events," fired Al Jazeera last week.
UpMyStreet is For Sale
No, we couldn't bring ourselves to write "titsup" in the headline. UpMyStreet, the brilliant UK info-by-postcode web site, has gone into administration, after funding talks fell through.
Schools use SMS to fight truancy
Parents of kids playing hookey in Yorkshire are to be told their little darlings are skipping school - by text.
Security attacks jump in Q1
UpdatedSecurity incidents and attacks were up 36.6 per cent over the first three months of this year.
Symbian to unveil open source dev language at Expo
Symbian is expected to go live with the open sourcing of the OPL development language at the Symbian Developer Expo in London at the end of this month. OPL was the development language for Psion's range of handhelds prior to Symbian's arrival on the scene, but has suffered somewhat in the intervening period. Symbian's intention to open source it was revealed last December, since when the company and interested parties have been working on the associated mechanisms.
RIM: bumper BlackBerry harvest
Wireless email pioneer Research In Motion brought some cheer to the deflated mobile computing sector when the company revised its sales forecast after unexpectedly strong growth in users of its BlackBerry service. Recent agreements with several wireless technology vendors look set to boost Research In Motion's revenues even further.
FreeBB reports ‘change of emphasis’
FreeBB - the outfit which claimed it could offer punters "free broadband" in return for their loyalty - reports that it is having a "change of emphasis".
Verisign, nCipher tout hardware-based SSL certs
VeriSign and hardware encryption specialist nCipher are coming to market with hardware-based SSL Certificates, designed to boost protection against online data theft and Web site spoofing.