HP and Hitachi to stay friends through 2008
HP and Hitachi will continue scratching each others' backs through 2008 in the high end storage market.
Intel chipset roadmap emerges
The integrated version of Intel's Grantsdale chipset will tape out during the week commencing 29 September, if a development schedule posted on the web today is accurate.
Blaster worm variants make mischief
Anti-virus firms are warning of the appearance of fresh variants of the Blaster worm, the first version of which created chaos by crashing numerous vulnerable Windows machines earlier this week.
Blaster rewrites Windows worm rules
AnalysisThe Blaster worm, which continues to create chaos by crashing numerous vulnerable Windows machines across the Net, has changed the rules on malicious code attacks.
802.11g drives Wi-Fi sales
The Wi-Fi market continues to grow, but price pressures are driving revenue and sales growth apart, market researcher the Dell'Oro Group said yesterday.
Tony Blair to get official email address
It has been confirmed that Prime Minister Tony Blair is to get an email address later this month enabling people to contact him directly without having to put pen to paper.
Firm touts coin-op phone recharge kiosk
Singapore-based firm InfiniTec is trying to get retail outlets interested in installing its low-cost coin-operated mobile phone charger.
Microsoft beats Apple iTunes Music Store to Europe
Microsoft has beaten Apple to launch an subscription-free online music service in Europe. The software giant said today it is partnering with European digital music distributor OD2 to offer an iTunes Music Store-style service for Windows users.
Invisible Networks confirms job losses
Invisible Networks - the Cambridge-based wireless networks outfit that helps bring broadband to rural areas - has confirmed it has made a number of staff redundant.
Evesham tempts students with free condoms
Anybody know a way of working this aphorism into a respectable news story?
SSL VPN market heats up
In the past, IT organisations choosing secure remote access solutions either trade off ease-of-use or higher levels of security, writes John McIntosh of Bloor Research.
M-Systems, Palm tie-in redefines PDA
AnalysisWhat's mobile? People, device or the data? Taking data mobile can be achieved with fast networks. But the more rich the data content, the faster the network must be. So we go from infrared to GSM mobile phones to 3G and wireless LAN. But in the final analysis someone must pay for each megabyte transmitted, writes Rob Bamforth of Bloor Research.
ATI confirms Xbox 2 win
ATI has confirmed that it has won the contract to develop graphics chips for the next generation of Microsoft's Xbox console.
Blaster threat extends to Cisco kit
The Blaster worm, which has caused untold misery for Windows PC users this week, is also capable of affecting the operation of networking equipment.
HP recovers $1.8m in grey market fraud case
HP today announced it has recovered more than $1.8 million as part of its civil lawsuit against S-Systems and its owner, Leroy Anthony Sallee, over an alleged grey market fraud.
Palm to offer entry-level enterprise PDA
One of the three devices Palm is expected to launch next October has been revealed as the Tungsten E, a new PDA designed to extend the reach of the pro-oriented Tungsten line down into the low-end of the market.
BT forces closure of non-BT ADSL checker
A software developer from Suffolk has been forced to shut down his ADSL availability checker following legal threats from BT that making the information available breached the Data Protection Act.
SCO keeps chugging along in Q3
The distractions of a sweeping attack on the Linux community did not prevent licensing company The SCO Group from upping its profits in the third quarter.
AMD strikes two cluster deal with Los Alamos
AMD has secured another high performance computing win for the Opteron processor with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) signing up for a pair of Beowulf clusters.
Dell's profit machine keeps cranking in Q2
Dell continued to outpace rivals with another strong showing in its second quarter.