Intel's Madison to come in four flavors
Intel has added another Itanium processor to its roadmap, and it's not Tangelwood.
Orange joins anti-Voda alliance
Today is Strategy Day for Orange, with the France Telecom-owned mobile operator telling the world its plans to make money.
Oftel orders BT to cut Voda charges
Oftel today confirmed that BT must cut charges to Vodafone for linking parts of its mobile network.
UK to ban drivers using handhelds
British motorists are to be banned from using handheld mobile phones when driving. From December 1 they will be fined £30, rising to up to £1,000, if the case comes to court.
Friends Reunited gives third reference
Increasing numbers of employers are using personal message websites such as Friends Reunited as a "third reference" to check on the attitude and suitability of job applicants.
e-Envoy's Office loses bearings with Project True North
A major project by the e-Envoy's Office to set up central data centres to host the UK's most critical eGovernment systems is understood to be in serious difficulties.
MS worker ‘ran’ $17m software racket
A Microsoft worker has been charged with stealing $17 million of software from Microsoft's internal store in the second case of its type in recent months.
DNS creator considers the Internet's next 20 years
InterviewIt was 20 years ago to the day yesterday that the first test of the DNS system was carried out by its inventor Dr Paul Mockapetris and Internet founding father Jon Postel. It did rather well. To the extent that it still underpins every single website and every single email sent every day.
Netpayments cuts staff and goes virtual
UK online payment services firm Netpayments has been forced to lay off more than half its workers.
Kazaa unveils P2P software upgrade
Kazaa owner Sharman Networks has launched a new version of its peer-to-peer file sharing software, release 2.5.
AMD cuts Q2 sales forecast by $100m
AMD has admitted that its Q2 sales will be $100 million - almost 14 per cent - down on its previous forecast.
Mblox merges with Mobilesys
Two SMS service providers from opposite sides of the Atlantic have merged, backed by $8m in new funding
IBM revs Unix workstation
IBM has prepped a new Unix workstation that runs on one of the fastest Power4+ processors around.
Sony Ericsson withdraws from US CDMA sector
Sony Ericsson is retiring from selling CDMA mobile phones in North America. It says it remains committed to flogging CDMA phones in Japan, one of its heartlands, and it will continue to develop CDMA machine-to-machine modules. But it is otherwise retrenching around GSM, UMTS and EDGE mobile platforms.
VIA ‘to sell off’ mobo division
VIA is to pull out of the motherboard business now that its legal dispute with Intel is over, unnamed sources cited in DigiTimes claim.
Baseball legend goes up for sale on the Net
Former U.S. baseball great Jose Canseco has put himself up for sale on the Internet - one afternoon at a time.
Managed security sales grow like Topsy
Europe's managed IT security market will grow to €4.6 billion in 2008, according to Forrester Research.
Nvidia ships mobile workstation chip
Nvidia has launched its latest mobile workstation graphics chip, the Quadro FX Go 700, the first part in its class to offer full shader programmability, the company claims.
Apple accused of cheating over G5 benchmarks
Benchmark results cited by Apple at the launch of its Power Mac G5 desktops yesterday have already come under fire for seeming to not only tweak the Mac test system to improve its performance beyond anything an ordinary user might experience, but crippling rival systems to deliver below-par average user performance.
Joe Public blames banks for credit card fraud
Over half of all consumers (54%) feel that banks and building societies aren't doing enough to protect them from credit and debit card fraud, according to the results of a survey published today.
HP wants to service your storage… bad
Hewlett-Packard has identified five spots in the storage market where its army of services personnel can be of assistance.