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October 2000

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Debate: Will digital cameras supersede film photography?

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

  • AMD and Intel price war rages



    Intel and its main rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) have resumed a price war on microprocessors in the face of slowing demand in the European and US...

  • Banks splash out withpost-crash e-spending



    John Riley

    Shocked by the dotcom hysteria last autumn, and emboldened by the shake-out last March, big corporations are currently on a...

  • Ageism threatens economy



    Despite repeated warnings to companies that they ignore the contributions of 'older' workers at their own peril, a report released last week claims that...

  • Barclaycard in £40m smartcard deal



    Daniel Thomas

    As part of its commitment to issue smartcards to all customers by 2003, Barclays Merchant Services (BMS) has signed a...

  • Coder is ready for the rugby

    The developer of a site covering the Rugby League World Cup is ready to relax and cheer on the Springboks

  • A year in e-business

    If it is true that a week is a long time in politics, then a year in e-business must be an eternity. Over the past 12 months,...

  • Bank calms crash fears



    Hazel Ward

    Bank of Scotland has spoken out to reassure its customers that the near-total computer failure, which caused its systems to crash...

  • Bluetooth-enabled server is launched



    Daniel Thomas

    The first Bluetooth enabled access server has been released by Red-M, a subsidiary of Madge Networks.

    The Red-M 3000AS access...

  • AS/400: rebranding or disbanding?

    The AS/400 has been largely ignored by IBM of late. Nick Enticknap finds that the old soldier will never die but may simply fade...

  • 3G - will it be another damp squib?



    Ian Mitchell

    City briefing

    As the latest auction round for third...

  • ASP hits the Hut to kick-start the Colonel



    Take-up of the application service provision (ASP) model has been slow, but with an increasing number of high-profile blue-chip names signing lucrative ASP...

  • Bin those B2B proposals

    Somebody, somewhere in your organisation, is dreaming about launching an "e-exchange"

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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 ...