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August 2000

  • Directors could become tax snoops, says lawyer



    Ross Bentley

    IT directors could be targeted by Inland Revenue inspectors intent on gatherings profiles on IT contractors in the wake of...

  • Caveat vendor



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Many senior corporate users are bracing themselves for...

  • E-commerce skills in demand on register



    Demand for e-commerce skills is driving a period of huge growth in the number of visits to the BCS Consultancy Register Web site, writes John...

  • DTI extends RIP deadline to September



    David Bicknell

    The Government has agreed to extend the consultation process over its cybertapping law to give industry more time to...

  • Intel outlines peer-to-peer vision



    Nick Huber

    Intel's grand vision of peer-to-peer computing, outlined at its developers' forum last week, will have only a limited impact...

  • ITers unfazed by surveillance

    While companies are embroiled in a war with the Government over whether the security services should have access to their...

  • Intel recalls 1.13GHz P3



    Lindsay Clark

    Intel has been forced to recall its fastest Pentium processor because of problems while under software testing....

  • IBM wins linear tape protocol race



    Eric Doyle

    IBM will release its first tape storage products under the new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) protocol next month, with Fujitsu...

  • Broadband innovations stimulate teleworking



    Antony Savvas.

    The number of people teleworking from home has jumped by a quarter since last year, and the trend is set to continue with the...

  • Are mainframe skills redundant?



    I have 11 years' experience as an MVS (IBM mainframe) systems programmer and experience in storage management, SNA networks and systems programming. I...

  • IR35 creates contractors' conundrum

    Since the introduction of IR35 was announced, there have been reports on the effect it will have on IT contractors and the...

  • Cybercrime - an inside job

    The biggest threat to e-security is from within. Bill Goodwin meets up with the cybersleuths to find out why

  • IT joins club 18 - 30



    While business development in the UK continues to feel the effects of a worsening IT skills shortage, new evidence suggests that the IT industry itself may...

  • Front runner Simon Eade



    Simon Eade is a van driver turned IT manager who has his pick of classy sports cars and a manager who does not mind if he moonlights. It is clearly a tough job...

  • E-business: new faces in the looking glass



    David Bicknell

    As the Mad Hatter might have said to the White Rabbit, "I'm going to talk to the director of consumer delight and loyalty, and I'll get...

  • IT's the tiger in the Volvo tank

    Once seen as an overhead, Volvo Truck's IT department is held in high esteem by the rest of the business. Ross Bentley met the...

  • ISPs face salary meltdown



    Almost two thirds of all UK internet services companies will not be able to afford next year's salary increases, warns financial analysis firm,...

  • Technology turmoil begins to turn



    There are signs that life is returning to technology share prices. The Nasdaq Index has been flirting with the psychologically important 4,000...

  • Price and prejudice: tackling ageism in the workplace

    Why do people assume that older people are less capable of learning, adapting and using IT than anybody else?

  • Brevity and honesty will give your CV style

    Becoming a team leader in the third millennium won't be easy, and so as the jobs season approaches David Taylor looks at the...