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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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Procurement: buying the e-way



    Jennifer Major

    Soapbox

    Most large companies are moving to some sort of e-procurement strategy. But in doing this they have been...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Profit in e-delivery?

    The economics of free delivery of goods ordered on the Web just don't add up. So why do businesses think they can make money from...

  • Staff face loyalty conflict



    The growth of the IT services business and electronic trading markets is putting new pressures on IT staff because of potentially conflicting loyalties to...

  • Ready to snap up dotcom bargains?



    Several dotcom companies have now lost in the region of 90% off their market capitalisation compared to this time last year. And the list of high-profile...

  • Revenue polls staff to determine IT priorities



    Mike Simons

    The Inland Revenue is consulting staff on their attitudes to IT, following a series of high-profile problems in recent...

  • Siemens takes i2 as e-partner



    Mike Simons

    Siemens, the German electronics and manufacturing conglomerate, has signed i2 as its strategic partner in one of the...

  • The e-business alphabet: let's spell it out for you

    Getting from A to B in the e-commerce world can be difficult. And getting from B2B2C and back again can be even trickier. Danny...