Microsoft has scaled back its 'Big Bang', and its Future Storage initiative will build on, rather than supersede the NTFS file system, when the next version of Windows 'Longhorn' appears in 2005.
Gateway is planning to release no less than 50 new and "branded" PC, server, network and consumer electronics products in a strategy to reverse its fortunes and return to profitability. However, Gateway still has structural issues to contend with, and its new marketing aims are likely to prove a challenge.
Rumours of a price cut and a hardware redesign failed to materialise at Microsoft's Xbox conference in Los Angeles on Monday night, with the company focusing attention instead on its forthcoming software line-up.
Cedilla, the Manchester-based Navision dealership, has been sold to management. Terms are undisclosed. But the new owners say they are pumping their own money in the business to support expansion plans.
AMD has launched the long-awaited Athlon XP 3200+ desktop processor. Based on the Barton core, the new chip is AMD's first to officially support a 400MHz frontside bus.
AMD's share of the PC processor market during the first quarter of this year was lower than it was a year ago, but the chip maker can take some consolation from the fact that its share is higher than it was during the Christmas quarter.
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Last Friday Bill Gates of Microsoft plus entourage and NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw plus entourage breezed into the little prairie town of Watertown, South Dakota for coffee with the locals. The Gates Foundation has sprung for some computers for the local library, and NBC "calming force" Brokaw was doing the promo.
T-Online has scraped into the black, just, as the giant ISP revealed that one in four customers now pays for broadband access.
BT wants to build partnerships across the country to help extend the reach of broadband to people in rural areas.
The Government has launched a campaign to get more people online by offering them the chance to test-drive the Internet for free.
New types of computer memory using carbon - rather than silicon - offer the potential to create ultra-fast non-volatile memory.
Microsoft's has fessed up that its Internet toilet, the iLoo, was a hoax.