5th > November > 2003 Archive
Video and audio transmitted over the Internet is set to go to trial following another successful patent challenge in the US courts.
With Bluetooth finding its way into an increasing number of devices, a new pastime called 'bluejacking' has popped up.
The good times must be returning to the blighted technology industry. Silicon Valley's VCs are doing what they love best, and throwing investments at start-ups which don't know how to make money themselves.
Network Appliance is looking to add some wind to its sails with the acquisition of Spinnaker Networks for close to $300 million in stock.
The Inland Revenue yesterday promised that small employers in the UK - all one and a half million of them - can get up to £825 tax-free if they send in their employer end of year tax returns online.
The Government yesterday kicked off a programme to help UK firms get their hands on a share of €17.5 billion earmarked by the European Union has for research and development projects.
All parents know a baby alarm can deliver reassurance that their toddler is sleeping safe and sound in its cradle. What they may not, however, be aware of is that this humble piece of electronics is now at the cutting edge of crimefighting technology.
Sony Computer Entertainment chief Ken Kutaragi yesterday revealed the company's prototype design for its upcoming Playstation Portable (PSP) handheld gaming console.
'Cell', the massively parallel processing chip currently being designed by Sony and IBM, will scale from single-chip systems through to entire server rooms packed with thousands of them, Sony's executive deputy president Ken Kutaragi told attendees of the company's Transformation 60 conference yesterday.
ReviewIt's not very often that Intel falls behind in the processor technology stakes, but that's exactly what has happened recently. When AMD launched its Athlon 64 range of CPUs it grabbed the accolade of having the most advanced x86 processor, writes Riyad Emeran.
E-government isn't all it's cracked up to be, according to a United Nations report published yesterday.
UpdatedMicrosoft today announced two $250,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the virus authors behind the infamous Sobig and Blaster worms.
A coalition of technical, legal and political experts yesterday launched the free e-democracy project to ensure that electronic voting can be trusted by voters and politicians across Europe.
Virgin.net said it will consider compensating punters who've suffered a spluttering broadband service in the last four weeks. The problem has since been identified as dud routers.
Attorneys for the state of Massachusetts' today argued that the antitrust settlement between Microsoft and the Department of Justice is completely inadequate.
Intel today outlined its plan to build the millions of transistors that make up its microprocessors using high-k dielectric materials.
Sony will take Apple head on next year with the launch of new portable music players that pitch directly against the Mac maker's iPod.
Virgin Mobile is reporting a record Q3, signing up 270,000 new punters for the three months to September end. This takes the customer base for the mobile network operator to more than three million.
WorldPay, the Royal Bank of Scotland's Internet payment transaction outfit, is continuing to fight a sustained Internet attack which has left its services mostly unavailable for a second day.
Prison industrial complex. Military industrial complex. It makes no difference to Dell. The company knows exactly where to look for a few able-bodies to drive its manufacturing lines.
Next week sees the launch of the so-called "Miss Digital World" competition - a chance for designers and programmers to win a virtual beauty contest by sending their computer-generated e-Babes down the online catwalk.
A 39-year-old Italian man accused of running a porn dialler scam has been charged with fraud and virus distribution.
Veritas is getting down and dirty with data management, rolling out a new version of NetBackup and a host of complementary products that can scan deep into a customer's data stockpiles.