TSMC, the world's largest chip foundry, today reported a significant upswing in sales during its second fiscal quarter. That, in turn, generated a big leap in profitability.
Microsoft yesterday warned of security flaws with DirectX's DirectShow component that might be used by an attacker to run hostile code on vulnerable Windows machines.
You may not know it, but today is Internet Shopping Day. The UK's ever-growing population of Net users is being encouraged to spend, spend, spend online and cast off their fears about ecommerce.
Exclusive A pair of documents related to HP's software business have made their way into our hands, shedding light on tough app server decisions within the company and the future of HP-UX.
The US Department of Commerce's decision to impose a 44.71 per cent import duty on Hynix DRAM products has been allowed to stand, the US International Trade Commission said yesterday.
Los Angeles based Conspiracy Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against rapper Eminem claiming that the entertainers management company is guilty of fraud and breach of contract over a potentially lucrative game licensing deal.
PDA sales may be rebounding in Europe, but interest in handheld devices is cooling off in the rest of the world, according to the latest market data from industry watcher IDC.
Intersil's recent decision to quit the "overcrowded" WLAN chip game because the numbers no longer add up is looking increasingly right-minded.
Motorola is no longer a top-ten global chip maker. The latest figures from market watcher IC Insights, of vendors' worldwide semiconductor sales during H1 2003, show the company slide out of the top ten for the first time in its history.
SCO's legal threats have prompted Gartner Group to recommend that companies delay deployment of critical Linux applications, determine "whether Unix or Windows will provide functions equivalent to those of Linux deployments", and take a "go-slow" approach to Linux in high-value or mission-critical production systems.
Hyperion is to buy Brio, a fellow business intelligence software vendor, for $142m in cash and shares, in the second major acquisition in the sector in a week.
Reg Kit Watch Reg Kit Watch MP3 Player South Korea's iRiver has launched the latest iPod clone, the iHP-100, a 10GB hard drive-based MP3 player. While the iHP-100 certainly lacks the iPod's styling, it does have some neat touches of its own. Like the latest iPods (but not the 10GB version, it has to be said), the iRiver device ships with a …
F5 Networks yesterday snapped up SSL Virtual Private Networks (VPN) firm uRoam for $25 million in a deal that marks the first signs of consolidation in the hotly-tipped SSL VPN remote access market.
A Welsh company believed to have made 100,000 nuisance calls a day has been ordered to pack it in - or else.
Sinn Fein has run into a blizzard of criticism for selling a "seditious" t-shirt on its new online store.
Hard drive maker Western Digital has acquired "substantially all" of the assets of bankrupt hard drive one-time market leading magnetic read-write head developer Read-Rite, the company said today.
Tiscali UK is standing firm following yesterday's ruling by the advertising watchdog that it is "Europe's leading ISP".
Microsoft has come in at no.5 in a bullet in the 2003 Harris poll of best brands in the US. In 2002, the company didn't even make the top 10.
Review A free online spyware detection service, which its developers claim is the first of its kind, was launched yesterday.
What's happened to The Overclocking Store, the popular online computer dealership for power users?
More than half of UK workers would take revenge against a former employer if they were unhappy about losing their job.
Letters Re: MIT says RIAA is legally challenged
Over the past few years, solutions have appeared on the market for automating the business processes that companies use on a day-to-day basis, writes Fran Howarth of Bloor Research.
Despite posting a substantial rise in second quarter revenue, Overture's net income has fallen by 56 percent from last year.
The next target in SCO's Linux licensing hunt may well be the White House.
Dell appears to be having some trouble with its Web site, as Opera browser users have been locked out of the company's premier support page and various other parts of the Dell experience.