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March 2000

  • US legislation threatens UK users



    UK users could be hit by legislation which began to be passed in the US last week.

    The US state of Virginia has approved a bill which tilts the software...

  • The problem with PFI

    The latest twist in the NIRS2 saga raised fundamental issues about government control of IT outsourcers and the future of private...

  • The future of the home PC

    With numerous new computing devices appearing on the market, what does the future hold for the home PC?

  • Was Mr Brown's e-business Budget too prudent by half?

    As the dust settles on the Chancellor's Budget, the IT industry has been left with a sense of frustration and disappointment...

  • Why over-optimism over new online trading exchanges needs tempering



    The frothy nature of the online trading exchange market is exciting, but partici-pants should enter the fray with their eyes open.

    The announcement...

  • It's good to e-mail



    The SmartPhone, launched last week, has been designed to make the Internet accessible to ordinary telephone subscribers without the need for a PC,...

  • FEI warns Government RIP faces huge hurdles

    The Federation of Electronic Industries has warned the Government that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIP) bill faces...

  • Taunton drops CSL contract



    Mike Simons

    IT outsourcer CSL and Taunton Deane Council in the west of England are severing their housing benefit and council tax...

  • What matters most is getting the job done



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Choosing a new supplier is as fraught and as tempestuous as the forging of any new personal relationship....

  • UK training standards lead the world



    UK standards for technology-based training are winning worldwide acceptance with support from leading course suppliers and Government bodies.

    The...

  • War on hackers gets £15m boost



    Mike Simons

    The Government is spending £15m to confront cybercrime and Internet hackers, e-commerce minister Patricia Hewitt said this...

  • Office environment should be more homely



    Offices should not be dull, grey, functional, people factories but more like home - and this applies especially to IT departments, according to a new book...

  • One2One automates billing system

    One2One automated its billing systems in just one month, and realised a return on its investment within a week. Julia Vowler...

  • Online banking targets 5m customers Europe-wide



    Online banking for up to five million users across Europe is planned through a new venture between e-commerce specialist Brokat and Scandinavian bank...

  • MoD did not tell the whole truth on Chinook software

    Letters from software experts to Computer Weekly show the Ministry of Defence omitted to mention it sanctioned the very testing...

  • NHSnet: reversal of fortune?

    After a near-disastrous year, NHSnet is trying to regain the confidence of GPs with tighter network contracts. But it has a long...

  • Mobiles to use e-cash by summer



    Cliff Saran

    Mobile phone operators are set to introduce handsets capable of making secure electronic cash payments over the GSM network...

  • Cox will top glitzy awards



    George Cox, the director-general of the Institute of Directors, will be guest speaker at the BCS IS Management Awards on 17 May.

    Cox was previously...

  • Bid to use unemployed to fill IT skills shortage



    Bill Goodwin

    Britain's leading employers have been summoned to a closed-door meeting at Downing Street tomorrow to thrash out a programme to...

  • Cash for E? Go get a plan

    Web mania may have struck, but you'll still need a solid business plan to secure E-funding, writes Julia Vowler.