A price war between online Australian music sellers has pushed per track download costs to record lows.
ExclusiveThe first major fallout from Sun's capitulation to Microsoft has occurred with vice president and Java defender Rich Green quitting Sun in "disgust," The Register has confirmed.
Fans of the Segway scooter now have a way to look just as silly traveling underwater as they do on land thanks to the efforts of an inventive Australian company.
All hail Ingvar Kamprad!
Internet giants Google and Yahoo! will stop carrying adverts for online casinos, blaming a "lack of clarity" in US regulations.
Microsoft is hoping its deal with Sun will lead to a wider outbreak of peace.
The Japanese government has added its voice to that of the European Union in damning China's chip sales tax rebates for local semiconductor makers.
A 33-year-old Nigerian has the dubious honour of being the first advance fee fraudster to be jailed in north Wales for the offence of "going equipped to cheat".
US Senator John Sununu (Rep. NH) is introducing legislation this week which would exempt VoIP from state laws and most regulation covering traditional voice calls.
Intel is still hoping to persuade China to block a move to mandate a local wireless LAN standard on 1 June and allow it to continue selling its Centrino platform there after that date.
Cash'n'CarrionO'Really fans will be delighted to learnt that - as of today - we have taken delivery of an all-new offering from the must-have geek range in the form of Window's NT's Infernal File System.
Chip sales reached $15.58bn around the world in February, up 30.8 per cent on February 2002's total, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) said late last week.
The Canadian International Pharmacy Association says Canadian Internet pharmacies are being driven to "the brink of collapse" by sales restrictions imposed by major US drug manufacturers.
British IT directors are unproductive workaholics, according to research by IT outfit Mercury. It reckons IT directors are burning-out after succumbing to the UK's long-hours culture.
Intel hasn't been backward in coming forward about its upcoming 32-bit microprocessor naming scheme, but it's kept mum about the finer details. Yes, desktop Pentium 4s will ship as 500-series chips, but how will a specific chip - the 3.2GHz model, say - be labelled?
Intel tweaked a few mobile and server processor prices yesterday, cutting what it asks for certain CPUs by up to 27 per cent.
The Japanese, Chinese and South Korean governments have agreed to co-develop a Linux-based alternative to Windows.
Homes and businesses in the North West have had their voice and data services restored a week after a catastrophic fire wiped out more than 130,000 phone lines.
Members of the European Parliament are calling for better protection for consumer data sent overseas as a result of offshoring agreements.
"Enjoy these ugly websites as long as they're online - they are as good as dead." So claims a new website - Artists against 419 - that has identified 53 fake banks and financial agencies, presumed to be Nigerian in origin.
Sun Microsystems, which announced 3,300 job losses last week, is making fewer than 50 people redundant in Scotland.
A man enacting a rape fantasy game with a "victim" he met in an Internet chatroom broke into the wrong apartment and assaulted an innocent woman, CNN reports.
Having toyed with the idea of spinning out their IT and network services operations during the last three years, telecoms operators are starting to realize the potential of these businesses. Telcos now look like they could be in a good position to benefit from the development of next generation networks.
Thus - the alternative telco best known for its Demon Internet brand - has won a £3m deal to supply UK radio outfit GWR with a new IP network.
A 15 year-old American girl has been charged with child pornography offences after posting pictures of herself online.
The infamous Blaster worm infected far more PCs than previously thought - at least eight million, according to Microsoft.
It will be a game of two five-minute halves and the lads will certainly give it 110 per cent when Plymouth travel to Warwick for the first match in a new UK robot football championship.
IXEurope - the privately-owned UK-based datacentre outfit - has acquired the entire stock of Telehouse Suisse SA from Telehouse International Corporation of Europe Ltd, a subsidiary of KDDI Corporation of Japan.
An optimistic research forecasts a bright outlook for European wireless hotspots. ON World, a small US-based wireless technology research firm, predicts that European hotspots will generate $1bn (€0.83bn) for operators by 2009. There will be 174,000 hotspots in the region by that time, generating $898m (€741.32m) in revenues, according to the report, "European Hotspots: A Rapidly Growing Ecosystem".
Special ReportThink about it - it wouldn't be compulsory if you had a choice, would it? David Blunkett's national ID card scheme has had more spikings than Dracula, yet each time has plucked the stake from its heart and continued its purposeful stride towards the statute book.
ReviewThe problem with having an ordinary PC in the home is that it looks ugly and spoils whichever room you happen to put it in. Well, that has traditionally been the opinion of the PC as a consumer product, and it's something that Apple has capitalised on with its iMac. Apple's jibes at the PC being a boring beige box may have annoyed PC owners, but few of them could justifiably contest the remarks. But that image is changing now, writes Riyad Emeran.
We've just been forwarded a link to a posting on www.linux.ie telling the tremendous tale of a peripatetic Dublin sysadmin who was instrumental in trapping a Nigerian 419er in one of that fair city's Internet cafes.
A UK-based online gambling exchange, Sporting Options, was hit by a denial of service attack at the weekend in the latest online extortionist assault against online bookies.
Sybase says its first quarter results will be worse than expected because several large deals with telecoms companies have failed to come through. It expects these deals to go through next quarter and so hasn't changed its guidance on full year turnover and profits.
The Government must stop procrastinating over plans for the UK to be a nation of digital TV viewers and should set a date for ditching analogue transmission.
Intel's gross margins over the next few years will suffer at the hands of notebook inventory issues, US investment house Banc of America said today, before knocking back its earnings forecast for the chip giant.
An apology from organisers for the woefully mishandled sale of tickets for the Glastonbury festival has failed to placate angry fans.
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