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August 2000

  • Online fraudsters get beaten by Egg



    Specialist software has allowed online bank Egg to close the net on the gang behind an Internet credit card scam.

    Electronic evidence gathered by...

  • KnowledgePool deepens portfolio of e-business training



    IT and business skills training company, KnowledgePool, is to expand its portfolio of e-Business training programmes in an effort to meet growing industry...

  • Intel's Strong ARM aims for wireless

    Intel has unveiled a Strong- ARM processor architecture for the fast-growing wireless Internet device market, write Nick Huber...

  • MPs slam MoD for £40m IT waste



    Parliamentary reporter

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been condemned by MPs for wasting almost £40m on two failed IT projects.

    The...

  • Intel urges suppliers to work together for B2B

    Craig Barrett, Intel's president and chief executive officer, has urged IT suppliers to forge common technologies to power the...

  • Memo to TB: Get an e-grip!



    According to analyst IDC, the UKis third in the world (behind Sweden and the US) in IT spending as a percentage of GDP. Despite that, fears are growing...

  • Interim chiefs top pay league



    John Riley

    Interim IT managers were paid £20,000 more than the average for similar managers in other professions while working a fewer...

  • 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,...

  • ICL: English Patient in need of radical surgery?

    Fujitsu must make some radical decisions about its UK subsidiary ICL. Nicholas Enticknap assesses its options and finds that...

  • 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....

  • Inland Revenue hunts 'missing' files



    Tony Collins

    The Inland Revenue is at odds with a Government software supplier over the hunt for millions of "missing" tax...

  • Huge increase in thin client sales



    According to a report by market analysts at IDC, worldwide sales of thin clients are showing a 90% increase but Western Europe is seeing much greater...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Stock exchange merger threatened



    Nick Huber

    A hostile takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange by Swedish technology supplier OM Group is threatening the proposed...

  • Tesco's man is a legend in his own lunchtime

    Tesco's award-winning Web site was initially pioneered by one man in his lunch hour, writes Guy Campos