14th > November > 2003 Archive
The profit machine that is Dell kept on rolling in the third quarter.
One of Scotland's biggest employment cases in being heard at a tribunal in Glasgow following a claim against billings system outfit TelesensKSCL.
Many North American and European service providers are planning transitions from their current networks to next generation converged networks, according to an Infonetics Research study published today.
IBM has dispensed with traditional legal circumlocution and gone for the jugular with its latest court filings against The SCO Group.
The UK government has recently relaunched the NHS website, an information portal designed to help the public find the health information and services they need. Health websites are already popular with UK consumers and the NHS' ongoing improvements should go some way to meeting remaining patient requirements.
Holidaymakers - think again before bringing your camcorder into a US cinema. If your fumbling with the battery is misconstrued as an attempt to film what's on the screen, it could land you with a five jail term under a bill proposed by two US Senators yesterday.
SiS has begun shipping its latest Athlon 64 FX chipset, the SiS755FX - a part designed to support next year's 939-pin processors.
Belgian consumer watchdog Test-Aankoop is to re-examine its claims that Nokia batteries are not safe. Nokia says that the batteries Test Aankoop tested must have been counterfeits.
The media - and anyone who tried to access the 1901 Census Web site in January 2002 - is to blame for the site going titsup for nine months.
A Belgian consumer organisation which last week claimed that three Nokia batteries were unprotected against short-circuiting is to re-examine its findings.
Analysis So where has AMD chosen to build its next-generation wafer fab? The company says it has a preferred location in mind, but won't - for obvious reasons - say exactly where it has chosen.
The global take-up of DSL continues to grow, with experts forecasting the number of lines will exceed 60 million by the end of the year.
A new computer virus targets PayPal users in an attempt to dupe consumers into divulging sensitive credit card details. Mimail-I, the latest in a series of security-threatening worms, has spread widely since its first appearance yesterday.
Working in his secret laboratory at Harvard University, a Fellow of the prestigious institution has come up with a formula that rocks electoral maths to its core.
If you know what a sheddie is, what creosote is for and can tell your featherboard from your elbow, then you are advised to proceed directly to www.readersheds.co.uk - a cutting-edge online resource for shed lovers worldwide.
Intel extended its Mobile Celeron line to 2.5GHz yesterday.
Intel's first dual-core Itanic, 'Montecito', will sport a whopping 24MB of L3 cache, the chip giant said yesterday, by way of Reuters.
New legislation will be introduced into the UK on 1 December aimed at stamping out the potentially dangerous use of mobile devices while driving, writes Dale Vile of Quocirca.
AMD's Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) technology is going to save the company's migration to a 90nm process from the delays that appear to have plagued Intel's shift to 90nm.
A Californian web designer was fined and sentenced to community service this week after he admitted to hacking into the web site of Arabic satellite TV network Al Jazeera during the war in Iraq.
Pan-European ISP Tiscali reported that the take-up of broadband is accelerating and as a result it has upped its prediction for the number of high speed Net users it expects to have at year-end by 50,000.
Reg Kit Watch Reg Kit Watch Desktop Just when you thought the notebook had become the ultimate in desktop PC portability was the Sony this week unveiled the Vaio PCV-P101, a slimline and remarkably Apple-like portable desktop computer. Actually, the PCV-P101 effectively is a notebook - just one mounted with the 1280 x 768 widescreen 17in …
A researcher at the University of Florida has come up with a new set of chip designs called "reversible computers" that may steer chip makers away from creating incredibly hot processors and toward "green computing."
Motorola has clamped down on a phone patch which unlocked the full capabilities of one of its smartphones. But there are no hard feelings from the recipient of the copyright notice, Marius Vincent, who blames British 3G operator 3 for crippling the A920.