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October 2000

  • Former ilion chairman returns to spearhead launch of Asita



    Former ilion chairman Wayne Channon has returned to the IT industry — but steered clear of the distribution channel — by taking on the...

  • AOL seeks poll position in the flat-rate scramble

    The unmetered ISP market has proved a minefield for some big players and the waiting game with BT has caused confusion among...

  • Debate: Will digital cameras supersede film photography?

    Digital cameras have already attracted droves of devotees - but are their celluloid counterparts ready for retirement? The...

  • New Bayer IT chief sets out grand plan



    Antony Adshead

    Steve Humby, newly-appointed head of IS at global pharmaceutical company Bayer, has said his number one task is to...

  • New switches for e-commerce



    Foundry has released two switches aimed at enterprise users and e-commerce operations as well as a core enterprise switch for behind the firewall, writes...

  • Map your distributed assets

    Geographical information systems can help firms manage assets wherever they are. Julia Vowler reports.

  • Look east to outsource

    Many companies are attracted by the benefits of moving their development offshore, but is it really a good idea? Chris Youett ...

  • PC use propels Internet to mass-market status in the US



    Jack Schofield

    Opinion

    The PC and the Internet have reached mass-market status in the US, with PCs being used in more than half of US...

  • Money just a click away

    On-line IT recruitment service, 4weeks.com is offering its users easy access to financial help and advice through a "unique" link on its website to specialist IT financial advisors, Wissenbach Fina...

  • National access to NHS Direct kiosks



    Eric Doyle

    The NHS is fulfilling its promise to provide wider access to NHS Direct with the opening of 153 public access points sited...

  • MPs fight on for independent Chinook inquiry



    As peers and MPs rally to the cause for a new independent inquiry, former defence minister Malcolm Rifkind is among those to criticise the reasons for the...

  • MoD admits uncertainty over Mull Chinook crash



    Tony Collins

    The Ministry of Defence has altered its stance on the fatal Chinook helicopter crash on the Mull of Kintyre in 1994, and...

  • PCG makes its mark in public



    Representative body, the Professional Contractors Group (PCG) began what it calls its "first public marketing exercise" last week when the organisation...

  • Oracle forces upgrade on users

    Oracle has come under fire for putting pressure on users to upgrade to its 11i suite of applications and exacerbating the...

  • E-business is brought to book

    There is a plethora of books about e-business for those in search of greater knowledge - but which ones to choose? Ross Bentley...

  • Corel gets tangled up in .net strategy

    At the end of a year that has seen the departure of its CEO and a failed merger, beleaguered software developer Corel teams up...

  • E-gov hit by move to prevent ITdisasters



    Mike Simons

    Tony Blair's plans for wired-up government have been dealt a savage blow by new project review processes introduced by the...

  • Doing the knowledge

    Enterprise portals are, in IT terms, the new rock and roll. Philip Hunter asks if they are the gateway to enlightenment or just...

  • FBI urges UK bosses to fight computer crime

    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has urged business leaders in the UK to collaborate with law enforcement agencies in the...

  • Employers snoop rights in doubt

    Employers' so-called snooping rights are being called into question. Regulations published by the Government last week under the...