IT staff save bosses loadsastress
Many IT staff feel they are of little importance to their employers, even though they save the average UK SME £1.28 million a year by maintaining vital computer systems.
World chip sales static through April
World semiconductor sales remained static during April, according to the latest sales figures released by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Sharp goes clamshell for new PDAs
As smart phones blur with PDAs, and PDAs in turn blur with laptops, what's a Tablet (writes Rob Bamforth, of Bloor Research)?
A Special Needs Class
The University of Calgary's new course in virus-writing begs the question: is it a cheap publicity stunt or just boneheaded educating, asks SecurityFocus columnist George Smith.
Polar Tech goes under after stock swiped
UpdateAward-winning Stockport, UK-based PC maker Polar Technology closed its doors on Friday, with the loss of 15 jobs, after almost all of the company's stock of PCs, notebooks, servers and components was stolen.
Gateway named in Fujitsu HDD class action suit
Gateway has been named a defendant in the class action launched by US legal firm Shepherd Finklemann Miller & Shah (SFMS) over allegedly dodgy hard drives produced by Fujitsu and sold by HP and others.
Wi-Fi makes a splash
The Register's Wireless LAN Channel Wi-Fi is taking to the waves. Eighteen marinas in the UK are being equipped to offer wireless Internet access.
ATI to ship P4 chipset this month – analyst
ATI will ship its RS300 and RS300M Pentium chipsets with integrated graphics this month, Goldman Sachs has told its clients.
Intel's 3.2GHz Pentium 4 to ship 23 June
The 3.2GHz Pentium 4 will be launched by Intel on 23 June, sources familiar with the chip giant's plans have told Xbit Labs.
Intel slashes Centrino prices by up to 30%
Intel yesterday introduced a 1.7GHz Pentium M processor, as expected. It also cut the prices of the rest of the range by up to 34 per cent, which we'd suspected but had no firm evidence for.
VX writers release sequel to infamous Sobig worm
Anti-virus firms are warning of the outbreak of yet another mass-mailing virus.
Bargain Hosts ‘disappears’ thousands of sites
A punter angry at continued problems with Web hosting firm bargainhost.co.uk has set up a protest site to publicise his concerns.
419 gang scam themselves into the slammer
Six 419 scammers were last week taken out of circulation by the Dutch courts who sentenced them to between 301 days and 4.5 years. They were also ordered to return £205,702 each to an unnamed victim.
Tiscali boots off heavy users
Tiscali UK is to boot off a bunch of heavy users tomorrow after they ignored requests to reduce their online usage to less than 150 hours a month.
Dixons and Freeserve deny split
Dixons has held secret talks with AOL and BT in a move that could signal the end of its close relationship with its former ISP, Freeserve.
Fossil puts back Palm Wrist PDA launch to 2004
Smartwatch buffs eagerly awaiting the arrival later this month of their Palm OS-based Fossil Wrist PDA are going to be disappointed. The trendy timepiece company today admitted that the watch will now not ship until early next year, The Register has learned.
PeopleSoft plunks down $1.7bn for J.D. Edwards
PeopleSoft is to gobble up J.D. Edwards for $1.7 billion in shares.
Next gen wireless data services leap like dachshund
European consumers are shunning next generation wireless data services in their droves.