Rivals spoil Sun's storage play
Storage vendors were busy across the board this week with a flood of new products arriving on the scene.
SiS trying to license Intel's 800MHz P4 FSB
SiS has said it is currently seeking a licence from Intel allowing it to produce chipsets compatible with the upcoming 800MHz quad-pumped Pentium 4 frontside bus.
QDI reveals VIA KT600 mobo
Mobo maker Legend QDI will ship a board based on VIA's as-yet-unannounced KT600 chipset, the company said today.
Texas Instruments licenses PowerVR for PDA, cellphone CPUs
Texas Instruments has licensed Imagination Technologies' PowerVR MBX graphics core and plans to integrate the technology into its ARM-based OMAP processor family.
World's most stupid security measures named and shamed
Privacy International today announced the results of its competition to find the world's most pointless security measures.
250 exchanges to get ADSL by Autumn
BT reckons that growing demand for broadband will enable the telco to convert a further 250 exchanges to ADSL by the end of September. The prediction is based on current levels of broadband interest in areas currently not served by ADSL.
US mod chip retailer jailed and fined
A US man found guilty of selling mod chips on his website in breach of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act has been sentenced to five months imprisonment and a $28,500 fine.
Intel, Nokia et al launch WiMax Forum
Intel, Fujitsu and Proxim and a clutch of other tech companies have set up the WiMax Forum to support 802.16, a new standard designed to enable high-speed wireless Net connections over a 30-mile range.
Iraq, its domain and the ‘terrorist-funding’ owner
The war against Iraq may be drawing to a close but the war over its Internet future is just beginning.
NTL's 128k service is/is not broadband – ASA
NTL is fuming following a ruling by the advertising watchdog that the unqualified use of "broadband" to describe its 128k service was "likely to mislead" punters.
PR rules, OK? Google ducks promised news policy pledge
The secretive search engine Google is blissfully unaware of the backlash it faces with its continuing debasement of the word "News".
MS preps Win64 betas for AMD 64
When Microsoft issued a press release today announcing its committment to support AMD's 64-bit Opteron and Athlon 64 CPUs, we had to check the date. Wasn't this announcement made, albeit by AMD and albeit confined to Opteron only, in April 2002? Err, yes, it was.
Treasury extends IT capital allowance tax relief
The Treasury is to extend 100 per cent capital relief on information and communication technology infrastructure spending for small businesses by one year to March 31, 2004.
How broad before you can call it broadband?
Make no mistake, today's ruling by the advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), concerning the definition of 'broadband' could have big repercussions for the UK's Internet industry.
Synad demos low-cost dual-chip, dual-band chipset
British wireless networking chipset company Synad today unveiled its debut product: Mercury5G, a dual-band, dual-chip 802.11a/b/g offering.
Western European IT market decline bottomed out – analyst
Computer hardware suppliers waiting for their European sales to pick up will have to wait a little longer, market researcher IDC reported today.
EasyInternet abandons CD burning court appeal
The British Phonographic Institute (BPI) has confirmed a major victory in its legal battle with EasyInternet, with the Net cafe chain throwing in the towel.
Google turns News ‘bug’ into payola feature
Google's semantic redefinition of the word "News" could soon prove a lucrative bonus for the secretive search engine company.