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July 2000

  • Internet traffic management - building a better Web

    The Web may well be the shopping centre of the future, but if all the shops are overcrowded and service is poor, customers may...

  • Hackney scoops top Web prize

    London Borough of Hackney wins New Media Award for its use of the Internet, Caroline Davis reports

  • EU Distance Selling Directive

    I am about to launch a Web site enabling consumers to purchase goods over the Internet. What are the legal implications of the...

  • IAP organises brains trust



    Computer scientists will focus on computing in the 21st century when they address delegates at the Institution of Analysts and Programmers' (IAP) annual...

  • Forum tackles government IT fiascos



    Tony Collins

    A panel of leading IT specialists is to hold an open forum next week on how to improve the success rate of government...

  • Industry forum for IT services staff created

    People working for IT services companies are to get their own forum for meetings and online discussion of issues such as personal...

  • Glitchmare stumps Intel



    Chip manufacturer Intel Corporation has abandoned efforts to fix glitches in a chipset it designed for Pentium 3 processors after rescue operations for...

  • IBM wins users' hearts with radical shift in pricing policy

    New IBM mainframe deals have been welcomed, writes Caroline Davis

  • IT bosses weigh new challenges



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Issues of e-commerce have moved up this year to become...

  • IT conversion costs hit exchange merger plans



    Nick Huber

    Multi-million-pound IT conversion costs are threatening to derail the planned merger of the London and Frankfurt stock...

  • IR denies five million lost records

    The Inland Revenue attemp-ted to discredit a disclosure in Computer Weekly that millions of tax details had gone "missing" amid...

  • Guidelines to minimise data errors



    Bill Goodwin

    New guidelines on systems design will help companies avoid the public relations disaster that engulfed Powergen last week,...

  • G8 plan will create new IT jobs



    Keith Nuthall

    Job opportunities in developing countries are likely to be in the pipeline, following the announcement of a $15bn (£9bn)...

  • Mightymatch promises confidentiality

    Recruitment technology company, Corporate Dynamics, has launched an 'agency-free', on-line resourcing service for the IT...

  • No short-term threat to Wap, says NTT

    The arrival of the Japanese-developed iMode mobile phone system will not pose a direct threat to wireless application protocol...

  • Paying due attention to the GUI



    Ian Benn

    Soapbox

    By the early 1980s everyone knew that if you were going to travel any kind of distance, your chances of getting...

  • Adopt a new code of conduct



    David Bicknell

    Getting to grips with supplier relationship management can help you streamline your company's purchasing processes and at the...

  • A Model T for the IT generation

    Ford believes a new generation of drivers will value their computer more than their car, and has used IT as the starting point...

  • The Superbrain

    Reader Ron Thompson, technical consultant at Elf Oil (UK), reflects on his early days in the IT industry

  • Sun's thin client beats Microsoft



    Caroline Davis

    A fresh food procurement and distribution company has rejected Microsoft and is putting Sun thin clients on all its...