Archive

August 2000

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...