Small companies' cash is not good enough for SCO
SCO is dead serious about making companies pay up for their Linux use. That is unless they are a small or medium-sized business.
Accounting, DRAM price rise puts Hynix in profit
Hynix yesterday reported net third quarter income of KRW 134 billion ($113 million) despite an operational loss of KRW 21 billion ($18 million).
US software centre to open in Belfast
US firm ASG is to create 200 software development jobs in Northern Ireland. The privately-held company is opening a development centre in Belfast and plans to hire 60 to 70 staff there annually for the next three years, with the possibility of moving support staff in as well later.
AMD to cut Athlon XP prices Monday
UpdateAMD will cut its Athlon XP prices on 27 October, a Chinese web site has claimed. The reductions will come to the 2700+, 2800+, 3000+ and 3200+, it reports.
Justice e-censorship gaffe sparks controversy
A government watchdog group Wednesday accused the Justice Department of improperly censoring portions of a key report on internal workplace diversity, after online activists successfully unmasked the blacked-out portions of an electronic copy of the document.
Slammer and Sobig boost Symantec
Symantec yesterday posted bumper earnings on the back of recent viral epidemics - like Sobig and Slammer - that have boosted consumer demand for its anti-virus products.
Nvidia GeForce FX 5950 Ultra goes on sale
Nvidia's GeForce FX 5950 Ultra - aka NV38 - may be launched as early as later today, we hear, but whenever it arrives, Creative will be offering a 3D Blaster 5 graphics card powered by the part.
The Met takes safer surfing to the classrooms
The Metropolitan police is to hand out mouse mats, pencils and temporary tattoos to children in a campaign to make them more aware of the dangers of Internet chatrooms.
Toshiba launches VGA, Wi-Fi PDA
Toshiba this morning launched its e805 PDA, bringing a 4in transflective 480 x 640 VGA screen to the Pocket PC platform for the first time.
Nokia figures claim massive N-Gage sales
Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia has released its first set of sales figures for the N-Gage since the device launched earlier this month, claiming that the device sold some 400,000 units worldwide during its first two weeks on sale.
Nvidia comes clean on GeForce FX 5700, 5950
It's official - Nvidia has just launched the GeForce FX 5950 Ultra chip and the GeForce FX 5700 family, the first Nvidia processors to roll off IBM's 130nm 300mm wafer fab in East Fishkill, New York.
BT Openzone to cut hotspot charges for business
BT's Openzone Wi-Fi service is to introduce new tariffs designed to attract occasional business users put off by paying large up-front subscription fees.
Meet the guinea pig man of Flanders
Belgian taxpayers will be relieved to know that Jo Lernout, former director of speech recognition specialists Lernout & Hauspie, made positive use of his brief spell in prison.
European Commission publishes its guide to OSS migration
The European Commission has published a detailed guide to open source migration, with the objectives of helping administrators decide whether a migration makes sense in the first place, then giving them an overview of the the procedure and a better understanding of the nuts and bolts involved. The publication of the guide is a major achievement for UK consultancy netproject, a veteran of numerous such deployments (particularly in the public sector), and is very much in line with the outfit's own thinking on the subject.
Remote access provider expands Euro Wi-Fi coverage
Three European Wi-Fi networks - UK's The Cloud, Switzerland's Monzoon and the Netherlands' PicoPoint - have agreed to allow US enterprise-oriented remote access solutions provider Gric Communicatins to offer its customers WLAN access via their hotspots.
Veritas fattens revenue in Q3
Software maker Veritas enjoyed a strong third quarter, riding license and services sales en route to record revenue.
Pointsec takes crypto to Symbian
Pointsec today upgraded its encryption software to cover Symbian mobile devices.
SafeNet seeks gold in Rainbow
SafeNet, the networking security firm, is scooping up rival Rainbow Technologies for $457 million (at today's prices) in new stock.