PwC boosts IBM's coffers
IBM's massive services business carried the company in its first fiscal quarter of 2003, off-setting losses in hardware sales.
UK ecommerce adoption rate falls -report
The rate of ecommerce adoption among UK SMEs has fallen from 26 per cent to 21 per cent, according to a new survey. Is this a statistical quirk, or a lot of companies switching off their etail businesses?
Wacky email addys: Don't go there
Surprise, surprise, a job application sent from a wacky email address could see your job application going straight to Delete.
Google founder wanted phones banned from HQ
Google co-founder Sergey Brinn left the Soviet Union when he was five years old, but was able to communicate something of the Stakhanovite work ethic to his co-founder US-born Larry Page.
CNT snaps up Inrange
CNT, a storage networking company specialising in remote storage mirroring, replication and IP storage solutions, has reached agreement with SPX Corporation to acquire Inrange Technologies, best known for its high-availability Fibre Channel switching, enterprise connectivity and storage networking products.
Super-DMCA not so bad
OpinionThe latest version of the controversial law could be a valuable weapon against thieves and pirates, writes SecurityFocus columnist Mark Rasch.
Aussie court crackers on crackers
Lawyers and security firms have condemned a decision by an Australian court to release without punishment a man who admitted to breaking into ISP OptusNet's network.
DMCA threats gag security researchers
Threats of DMCA-inspired lawsuits have been used to gag a pair of security researchers due to give a talk on the shortcomings of smartcard technology at the Interz0ne.com conference last weekend.
HDS adds NAS gateway by NetApp
Hitachi Data Systems is adding NAS gateways to its storage line-up. The 940 and 960 gateways were developed for HDS by Network Appliance, and use the same technology as NetApp's own FAS940 and FAS960 filers, allowing NAS and SAN volumes to be allocated from the same storage pool.
Xbox modded – without a mod chip
Following on from the news that it's possible to run unsigned applications on the Xbox by using a loophole in EA's Agent Under Fire, crackers have discovered how to mod the system without a physical modchip.
MS relieves patching ‘pain point’
Microsoft yesterday outlined plans to simplify patch management, which even Redmond admits has been a long-term "pain point" for its customers.
Intel pitches Pentium M at embedded arena
It's official: Intel's Pentium M processor, codenamed Banias and the heart of the company's Centrino platform, is an embedded chip.
Microsoft is crawling toward trustworthy code – experts
A panel of security experts have faith in Microsoft's ability to produce trusted code. The problem is that they think it will take Redmond a decade to learn how to do it.
BT sets trigger level for 200 more exchanges
BT today revealed today the levels of broadband demand required to upgrade a further 200 exchanges (PDF list), setting the framework to bring ADSL broadband within reach of 85 per cent of UK homes and businesses.
Sun preps intrusion detection appliance
Sun Microsystems and Symantec held hands at this week's RSA security conference with the introduction of a new intrusion detection server appliance.
Turner, Case, Barksdale named in AOL fraud suit
AOL Time Warner inflated its revenues by $1.7 billion, a suit filed yesterday alleges.
EMC grabs Astrum Software
EMC is trying to prove that a hardware company can buy its way into being a software franchise.