DataCore waves the flag for Windows 2003
DataCore has reaffirmed its ties to Microsoft, releasing version 5.2 of its SANsymphony storage management software which makes use of new storage-related features in Windows Server 2003.
Web, email more important than phone
Internet and email services are now so vital to small firms that they are considered to be more important than the telephone, according to a new survey.
Guess settles with FTC over cybersecurity snafu
A little hacking went a long way this week when the Federal Trade Commission announced that Guess Inc. has agreed to overhaul its information security practices, to settle a rare FTC action kindled by young Southern California programmer who discovered a security hole on the fashion retailer's e-commerce site last year.
IP Telephony – next gen heats up
Revenues from overall IP-based solutions in Western Europe will be just under $6 billion in 2005. The convergence of voice and data networks presents a vast opportunity for voice and data vendors, service providers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consultants.
Apple graphical glitch reveals Power Mac G5 specs.
UpdatedApple inadvertently revealed its hand last night, posting - albeit briefly - specs. for upcoming Power Macs on its online AppleStore.
South Korea appeals to WTO over Hynix DRAM tariffs
The South Korean government is to complain to the World Trade Organisation over the punitive tariffs imposed by the US government and expected to be levied by the European Union on imports of Hynix DRAM products.
Nvidia source confirms ATI Xbox 2 design win – report
Internet gaming site Spong.com has claimed its recent story ATI will provide the chipset and graphics technology for the Xbox 2 has been confirmed by an unnamed "senior source close to Nvidia".
Back to the Future with the MS Real-Time Communication Server
If you saw the film "Back To The Future Part 2", you may remember the episode where Marty McFly was sacked by a combination of FAX, email video, mobile-phone, etc. - a true multimedia sacking, Martin Langham Bloor Research writes.
Wireless fun and Games at JavaOne
While the number of phones is large compared to the number of personal computers, the market for developers of sophisticated mobile applications has been struggling to find its place, writes Rob Bamforth, of Bloor Research.
70 jobs ‘at risk’ at Telewest Business
Up to 70 jobs are under threat at Telewest's business division following a decision by the cableco to restructure the operation in a bid to cut costs.
Oracle vs. Peoplesoft: Linux wins, no matter what
Oracle is a vociferous Linux supporter. PeopleSoft is busily porting all of its applications to Linux. If Oracle manages to buy PeopleSoft, we'll see a growing push toward more Linux in the enterprise. And if PeopleSoft stays independent, we'll see... a growing push toward more Linux in the enterprise.
Freeserve gets frisky at AOL's expense
Freeserve has had yet another mischievous pop at AOL UK's VAT-free status ,claiming that thanks to a loophole, the ISP has avoided paying £150m in tax since it was established in the UK in 1996.
Meet Stumbler: Next Gen port scanning malware
Security experts are tracking the spread of a mysterious piece of malware which has been linked to an upsurge in distributed port scanning on the Internet.
Openwaves goodbye to 180 jobs
Mobile software developer, Openwave Systems, is to cut 180 jobs. The US company said on Thursday that it was making the lay-offs, which amount to around 12 percent of its workforce, as part of an attempt to reduce its expenses.
Intel to launch 3.2GHz P4 on Monday
Intel is expected to announce a 3.2GHz Pentium 4 on Monday at $637 a pop.
Dell patent ‘infringement’ comes to trial
Dutch PC manufacturer Tulip will face Dell in court on Monday (June 23, 2003) as its $17 billion intellectual property infringement case finally comes to trial in the US District Court of Delaware.
USB Forum speeds up USB by renaming it
The trade group responsible for marketing the USB peripheral interface has given the older 1.1 specification a speed-boost -simply by changing its name.
NTL axes nthellworld.com feedback forums
NTL has effectively pulled the plug on its customer feedback site nthellworld.com in a move that has angered many of its punters.
Public opposes ID cards, govt admits
The UK government has finally admitted that the majority of responses to consultation on its ID card scheme were strongly opposed to the controversial idea.
Moto to make hybrid WLAN phones
Motorola is to partner with Texas Instruments to produce hybrid WiFi cellphones. The phones use VoIP when on a wireless network, then revert to using 2.5G and 3G networks when outside the campus or office.
Vendors in Wireless G upgrade scramble
Vendors are scrambling to upgrade their equipment following last week's ratification of the 802.11g wireless LAN standard.
Come up and see me some time
WebcamNow, a streaming image service with more than 1.5 million users a month, stores user ids and passwords in plain text in the registry of users' computers.
McNealy slams Sarbanes-Oxley
Neither IBM, Intel nor Microsoft has what it would take to drive Sun Microsystems' CEO Scott McNealy out of the tech industry, but Uncle Sam does.
Evesham hijack gang jailed for 99 years
Nine men convicted of the gunpoint hijack of a lorry containing thousands of pounds worhth of PC equipment from Evesham Technology were sentenced to prison for a combined total of 99 years at Worcestershire County Court today.
Senate decries FCC big-media coup
The US Senate is shocked, shocked, by the FCC's recent pro-big-media decision basically enabling America's TV and radio broadcasters, big Internet content providers and newspaper publishers to merge into a monolithic and self-serving commercial propaganda machine.
Congressmen turn on ICANN
Incredibly, after nearly five years of well-documented and widespread abuse by the organisation charged with running the Internet, ICANN, US Congress has decided it doesn't like what's going on and two Congressmen have introduced legislation "to ensure healthy competition in the Internet naming market".