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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...

  • Triumph of the super nerds

    IT-phobic bosses are in danger of being superseded by their more computer-friendly staff, as technological advancements in the...

  • The power and the glory: don't be complacent about electricity supplies

    We all take electricity for granted, but an IT director cannot afford complacency as power interruptions can wreak havoc in the...

  • United front to beat viruses



    A number of UK companies have joined forces to create an early warning system to prevent the spread of viruses.

    The brainchild of IT consultant...

  • 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...

  • Netware 6 to offer data clustering



    Novell has shipped a beta version of Netware 6.0 and is underlining its long-term commitment to the network operating system, despite disappointing...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Branson faces lottery software queries



    David Bicknell

    Sir Richard Branson's People's Lottery bid faces question marks over its technology as well as its finances as the consortium...

  • Bounty offered to catch spoofers



    Ross Bentley

    A leading software supplier is offering its staff £25,000 for information leading to the identification of those responsible for a...

  • 'IT hell' costs £19bn



    Robert Dunt

    Computer breakdowns cost industry £19bn a year in wasted time, according to IT services company ICL.

    The IT Day in...

  • Are you the irritant in your office?

    With the growth of open-plan offices, irritating and unsavoury personal habits have the potential to sour staff relations as...