7th > December > 2003 Archive
EC targets laggard states over e-privacy
The European Commission is taking action against nine member states for failing to implement an on-line privacy directive.
Vodafone UK picks BlackBerry for small firms
Vodafone UK has assembled a package flogging the latest BlackBerry 7230 wireless handheld to small companies and individuals.
BT rolls out Siebel CRM on demand
BT is to be the first UK provider to offer Siebel Systems' CRM OnDemand as a hosted service for small and medium-sized firms.
FTC probes PetCo.com security hole
Pet supply retailer PetCo disclosed this week that its security and privacy practices are the target of an investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is following up on an e-commerce security gaffe that left as many as 500,000 credit card numbers accessible from the Web earlier this year.
Multimedia 802.11e standard speeds up
The Wi-Fi Alliance says it will skip an interim certification for multimedia and voice over IP extensions to 802.11x, since it seems that the IEEE standards body will fast track the full standard, 802.11e, to be approved by June.