Deep inside Apple's Piles
Apple is set to enhance the desktop UI it created twenty years ago, according a report at eWeek. The report bears the Rothenberg hallmark of quality, so listen up.
Music Pigopolists aim snouts at finance capital
Music industry lobby group the RIAA has been attacking cherished institutions of national life, such as the military and education, in recent months. But by attacking finance capital itself, could the pigopolists have gone too far?
SAP results outperform rivals
In the light of recent warnings by PeopleSoft and Siebel Systems, there were a few sighs of relief when SAP AG released its preliminary Q1 results, because although they represented a mixed bag, they were considered to be strong when compared to those of SAP's peers. However, its ability to outperform the market looks less secure in the long-term.
EU roaming probe delayed
Some of Europe's biggest mobile operators have dodged the bullet for now, after it was revealed that the EU's three-year enquiry into roaming would be delayed.
Washington State to ban sale of violent games to minors
The state of Washington is to implement a new law which will impose heavy fines on retail employees who sell violent video games to minors.
Oregon Open Source bill not dead yet
Doug Dingus, an applications engineer in Portland Oregon, filed this report for Newsforge.
Mortal Kombat ad ‘condoned violence’
A poster advertising the Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance computer game "condoned violence", according to the advertising watchdog.
Oftel and Freeserve competition row rumbles on
There are few signs that Oftel and Freeserve are about to kiss and make up following a recent legal spat that saw both sides claiming victory.
New virus exploits SARS epidemic concerns
A new computer worm attempts to spread by taking advantage of concerns over the killer flu-like virus, SARS.
Palm tunes Tungsten PDA line into Wi-Fi
Palm today launched the latest member of its Tungsten high-end PDA family, the Tungsten-C. As Palm watchers had gathered from various unfortunate (for Palm) appearances in store catalogues, flyers and other third-party sales collateral, the C offers integrated Wi-Fi support.
Florida spammers sue anti-spam groups
A group of Florida-based porn peddlers, penis enlargement and Viagra spammers has united to file suit against anti-spam organisations.
Social software author ‘not miffed’ by conference shutout
Down in Santa Clara this week O'Reilly Associates are hosting something called an "Emerging Technology" conference, which began life two years ago as the P2P conference, back when Peer-to-Peer was the rage.
Apple and AMD working together, claims senior AMD official
Apple and AMD have been working together of late, a senior AMD official admitted at the launch of the chip maker's 64-bit Opteron processor this week.
Man found hanged ahead of Net suicide pact trial
A man due to stand trial for assisting the suicide of a man he met through a Net site has been found hanged.
Lucent pensioners up in arms at benefits cuts plan
Lucent pensioners are aggrieved at the prospect of the company slashing retirement benefits as part of latest round of cost savings at the beleaguered networking equipment manufacturer.