Much-loved IT services behemoth EDS is to sue the NHS for cancelling an contract to manage email for 1m staff.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is to consider reinstating anti-trust charges made against Rambus.
A policeman has been sacked after taking photos of two corpses while visiting a hospital mortuary.
ATI has pledged to ease the tight supply of its graphics chips by the end of the month.
Psion's sale of its stake in Symbian to Nokia could be stopped by angry shareholders who remain unconvinced that the sale is a good deal for the business.
The 12 Russian scientists stranded on an arctic ice floe have been rescued. Two helicopters made the 1600km round trip from Spitzbergen to collect the dozen boffins - plus two dogs - after most of their base sank into the Greenland Sea last Wednesday.
ReviewIt's hard to know exactly where to start when reviewing the Acer Aspire 1705SCi, since it's such a strange mix of positives and negatives. A laptop the size of a suitcase, boasting some truly exceptional specifications and yet some basic errors. In fact, is it even a laptop? asks Gordon Kelly.
Absolute proof that scientific research budgets are not always squandered on sniffing around the Martian surface or making particles go really fast comes with the latest findings of a team from the Oregon Health & Science University School.
Mars rover Opportunity has ground to a halt on the Red Planet's surface after failing to drill into an interesting-looking rock. NASA scientists will run tests today to investigate the problem.
The Carphone Warehouse is to bring its own brand of discount telephony services to consumers in Spain following the acquisition of alternative fixed-line telco Xtra Telecom.
Virgin is to launch a music download service in August. Richard Branson will join Apple, Napster, MusicMatch, BuyMusic et al when he opens Virgin Digital (VD)- the front end for online distribution company MusicNet.
This week's IEEE meeting will be critical for the future of the proposed 802.20 Mobile-Fi standard for IP-based mobility. The group will elect a new chair, and the choice is widely expected to determine the speed of progress of the specification and its potential to develop alongside the increasingly overlapping mobile WiMAX, 802.16e.
AnalysisThe wireless industry has reached that stage where intellectual property issues threaten to overshadow real technology debates. Too many bright start-ups, many facing shake-out and failing to gain significant market presence through effective sales, are turning instead to their patent portfolios and the 'Qualcomm model' of deriving revenue from other companies' licensing fees.
The European Commission (EC) is to grant €24m ($29.7m) to Europe's semiconductor makers to aid the development of CMOS process technologies at 45nm and beyond, it was announced today.
A United Nations research group has called on member states to reduce the environmental damage caused by computer kit.
The European Commission has dismissed claims by Microsoft that it had approved a no-sue-on-patents clause in OEM Windows contracts with PC makers.
Watch out for a virus which poses as a security fix for the infamous MyDoom worm.
An Australian court has rejected an application by Kazaa owner Sharman Networks to overturn information seizure orders granted to music industry anti-piracy investigators.
Reports suggest that Xbox Next's hardware will not be unveiled at the forthcoming Game Developers' Conference.
British parents today face a terrifying new obstacle to understanding their children: JRR Tolkien's Elvish.
The mother of murdered schoolteacher Jane Longhurst has today launched a national petition calling for tighter regulation of pornographic content on the Internet.
One in ten drivers still routinely use mobile phones while driving, despite being well aware of the ban introduced late last year.
UK credit card fraud has fallen for the first time in eight years, thanks mostly to a clampdown on European counterfeiters.
McData and Brocade have flipped an existing disagreement over switch technology on its head by agreeing to refrain from suing each other on patent matters for three years.
Supermarket chain Tesco is to rent DVDs via a website. The business will run along similar lines to Netflix - the US company which has picked up over 2m customers. The Tesco project is in partnership with Video Island.
Home secretary David Blunkett has appointed Chris Earnshaw chair of the Police Information Technology Organisation. Earnshaw will immediately succeed the outgoing chair, Sir Edmund Burton.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services last week dealt Sun Microsystems a blow by cutting its corporate credit rating to junk status.
Security researchers have discovered a potentially serious security vulnerability within a Linux kernel memory management module.
Dell has expanded an agreement with VMware to ship more of its software with Dell servers and storage.
Reuters reported early on Friday, 5 March that Electronic Data Systems "was in talks to sell all or part of itself" to IBM. IBM and EDS spokespeople refused to comment on the report. EDS is most likely to dispose of its product lifecycle management software unit (PLM) and IBM is already a prominent player in this sector.
the IT market in Eastern Europe will grow three times faster than in Western Europe until 2007, according to Gartner.