Intel 865, 875 mobos incompatible with Prescott?
Prescott, Intel's successor to today's Pentium 4 family, will not be compatible with current motherboards, an unnamed mobo maker has claimed.
CBM 64 licence deal heralds emulator clamp down
UpdateDead for almost a decade, the Commodore brand name is about to be re-animated and with it one if the erstwhile home computer giant's best-known machines, the Am... sorry, the Commodore 64.
EZ-D creator readies disposable DVDs
A New York-based company has begun touting disposable DVDs that could radically change the way consumers acquire movies for domestic viewing.
Wi-Fi toting bloggers invade Parliament
Today is Bastille Day, a day of great significance to the French - and today, in London Town, webloggers will breach the walls of Britain's Parliament, and set up a Wi-Fi network!
Higher speed ADSL prices dropping
Suffolk-based ISP Fast24 is reducing the price difference between standard 512Kbps, and faster 1Mbps and 2Mbps flavours of ADSL with its introduction of higher-speed broadband services next month.
The future according to Larry Ellison
Never one to be shy and retiring, Larry Ellison is giving the impression that he is enjoying himself, Fran Howarth of Bloor Research writes.
Intel launches 1MB L3 Xeon
Intel today extended its Xeon DP processor line with a new 3.06GHz version containing 1MB of on-die L3 cache - double that of the previous generation of the chip - as anticipated.
The Persistence of Hoax
Vmyths.com is fading into the sunset, while the virus hoaxes it steadfastly debunked seem to live on forever, writes SecurityFocus columnist George Smith.
Planned Parenthood goes for anti-abortionist necks
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is going for several notorious anti-abortionists necks and a famous cybersquatter in a case it has brought over nine domains it claims infringe its trademarks.
dabs.com profits double
dabs.com today announced pre-tax profits of £5.1m, doubling 2002's £2:5m, on sales advancing 30 per cent to £152m (2002: £117m) for the year to March 31, 2003.
Bertelsmann seeks dismissal of $17bn Napster suit
Bertelsmann is going to court in New York on Thursday to seek the dismissal of a $17 billion lawsuit filed against it because it financed Napster.
Mobile phone chucking to become Olympic sport?
If you've ever been tempted to sling your old mobile, the Eastern Europeans are more than several steps ahead of you.
SGI upgrades kit big and small
SGI has released a pair of beastly systems to shore up its stronghold in the graphics market and has turned to mainstream graphics card maker ATI to help lower the costs of its kit.
AMD, Fuji unveil Spansion
AMD and Fujitsu have christened their Flash memory joint venture's product branding.
Yahoo! buys! Overture!
Yahoo! is to buy Overture, the paid-for-search pioneer, for $1.63bn in cash and shares. This is net of Overture's cash balance, which will be adjusted downwards to pay for two recent acquisitions.
Final countdown for Rockall charity assault
Charity appeal updateYou know how it is - one minute you're in a pub having a couple of beers and saying "Why don't we go to Rockall for charity?", the next you're boarding a 40-ft yacht for the 300-mile trip to Britain's remotest islet in aid of Mental Health Media.
Dell Axim users peeved at PPC 2003 performance
Dell has come under fire from owners of its Axim x5 PDA for its performance when running Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC. Some users claim the machine is significantly slower than running the previous version, Pocket PC 2002.
MyZones firms up co-op wireless launch
A package of new EU telecoms legislation coming into effect on July 25 will allow broadband users to share their broadband connection and costs with their neighbours.
Sun's Orion beta chock full of code
Sun Microsystems has put up a beta site for Project Orion and managed to trickle out a few interesting tidbits in the process.
Watch a movie clip – spam everyone you know
A new viral marketing stunt for a music clip site poses almost as great a risk as a real virus, according to security experts.
Ex-PwC staff fear more cuts
An IBM bitch board has been taken over by grumbling ex-PwC workers who fear another round of layoffs may be announced when Big Blue reports earnings this week.
NATO hunts missing WMDs in Hong Kong
The hunt for elusive Weapons of Mass Destruction has shifted to Hong Kong.