1st > September > 2003 Archive
One in three small business owners and managers are setting a bad example to their workforce by wasting time on the internet and sending humorous emails rather than working.
Issuing an egregiously overbroad subpoena for stored e-mail qualifies as a computer intrusion in violation of anti-hacking laws, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, deciding a case in which a litigant in a civil matter subpoenaed every single piece of e-mail his courtroom adversary sent or received.
The fact that Motorola is selling its stake in Symbian (the corporation) doesn't mean that Motorola is stopping selling Symbian (the software) in its phones.
France Telecom today confirmed its intention to buy out minority shareholders in Orange. It is offering €7.1bn in new shares and treasury shares in France Telecom.
It's been confirmed that Freeserve is to lose its favoured place in Dixons' stores trumped by rivals AOL UK.
Intel chief Craig Barrett rounded off his trip to the Far East last week by promising that the company will set up an R&D centre in South Korea.
Palm sold $19.1 million worth of shares on Friday, just a week after offloading $18 million.
Encouraging signs for software sales Monday 1st September 2003
Reg Kit WatchPanasonic announced three products based on SD Card technology, at the Consumer Electronics Show IFA in Berlin last week.
Macworld Expo organiser IDG World Expo has confirmed its decision to site next summer's show in Boston rather than New York, the event's home for the past few years.
Some 500 worshippers flocked to take part in what was billed as the UK's first Sunday Service Webcast yesterday.
Sobig eclipsed Blaster in the August viral charts.
Freeserve today announced a "no risk" offer for its broadband service - on the same day that news of its distribution deal with Dixons had finally collapsed.
Firms trying to protect themselves against claims for sex discrimination by completing equal pay questionnaires submitted by employees risk falling foul of the Data Protection Act, legal experts have warned.
Freeserve has made its first profit, the ISP revealed today.
Thousands of subscribers to the Telstra mobile network in Australia become unwitting participants in other callers' conversations last week.
It's been another tough year for Morse, with the mid-range reseller recording a 24 per cent drop in sales to £351.3m for the 12 months to June 30 (2002: £465.2m). The company also fell deeper into the red with net losses, after restructuring costs, of £14.1m (2002: -£140,000).
mQuery has developed a software tool that will let mobiles function as landlines.
In what appears to be a monster U-turn Freeserve is once again considering plans to ditch its brand and replace it with the livery of its French parent Wanadoo.
Security experts are expressing caution about the FBI's confident prediction that it will catch all the culprits behind the two viral epidemics which ravaged the Internet last month.
Keeping data CDs in the dark for two years isn't a good idea. According to the Dutch magazine PC Active some CD-Rs degrade in months, even at room temperature without sunlight.