Virgin Mobile and T-Mobile are days away from agreement over dissolving their joint venture, The Sunday Times reports.
BT has denied that there was anything "sinister" behind its delay to wire up a rival community wireless broadband scheme.
Every year, security firm Pinkerton publishes a survey of the top threats that businesses believe that they have faced over that particular year writes Fran Howarth of Bloor Research.
Dixons, the UK's dominant computer and electronics retailer, is "making little or no money" and is expected to shut up to half of its 329 high street stores.
An email received this morning confirms what we had long suspected: that Nigerian 419ers have finally run out of steam in the creative department.
The Net is being blamed for a massive rise in child pornography, according to a new report out today.
Virgin.net is still not accepting new broadband customers, almost a month after it said it would lift a moratorium on new sign-ups.
A US Federal Court last week imposed an order prohibiting two alleged ID fraudsters from taking part in Internet auctions. The duo was also ordered to pay more than $93,000 in compensation to consumers at the end of a civil case brought by US consumer watchdogs.
StobI leave the A12 a few miles after Chelmsford and am instantly deep in rain-soaked countryside. Half an hour of nervous driving on slushy narrow lanes I come upon a vast, newly built mock-Tudor mansion, grandly set up in many acres of sodden lawn. A nameplate screwed to elaborate wrought-iron gates declares: "DunRo@ming". This is the place.
The net community has cut off the infection mechanism of a trojan, called Xombe, which poses as a Windows XP security update.
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Easynet is to unbundle another 80 exchanges this year, providing an alternative "last mile" to BT.
Are you moody, irritable and even physically ill? Do you suffer from insomnia and eye strain? Are the muscles in your right hand tighter than a gnat's chuff?
Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach has announced that Microsoft hopes to have one million Xbox Live users by June this year - but new plans from Sony may give the PS2 an innovative edge in the online gaming arena.
Eircom is cutting the price of its wholesale broadband product along with a corresponding cut for its entry-level retail offering.
Microsoft has issued a stay of execution for Windows 98, 98 SE and Windows ME, extending support for the geriatric trio until the end of June 2006, and tidying up their status a little, while it's about it. Win98 and SE were scheduled to take the drop this Friday, while ME was due to be around to depress us until the end of the year, with End of Life (defined as one year after an OS enters "non-supported phase" a year after that.
SGI has shown how far Linux running on Intel's Itanium processor can go. Now it wants to show how cheap this combination can get.
Next month Veritas will roll out a new version of its server restore software that should give Linux, IBM and Microsoft users a bit of help.
A spinoff company from Vivendi that includes former executives of MP3.com has acquired the music archive from its parent, and will make it available to its business customers. In addition to the physical archive, the newly independent TruSonic has also acquired rights to the streaming software developed at MP3.com.
Etailers in the UK and Ireland had a bumper Christmas notching up increased sales of 40 per cent on the year before.
Burger King customers visiting a drive-through restaurant had to run a gamut of abuse after pranksters succeeded in hacking into the outlet's wireless intercom system.
Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), the non-profit Linux consortium, has launched a legal defense fund to meet costs of end users threatened by The SCO Group. OSDL will also look after Linus Torvalds, its most famous employee. Torvalds was subpoenaed by SCO in November.
Macrovision issued press statements this week hinting that a new Patent Interference suit might mean it ends up owning half or all of the Intertrust patents. It is unclear which party pointed out the similarity between the two patents this time around, but previously it was clearly Intertrust that asked for the suit.
The Consumer Electronics show would not be complete without the HomePlug Powerline Alliance making a show of its technology for networking up the home using existing power cables.