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September 2000

  • Ailing Y2K firm thrown a lifeline

    Bill Goodwin

    Greenwich Mean Time, the company that catapulted Y2K guru Karl Feilder to fame, has been rescued from possible closure by...

  • Calling all hackers

    A multi-industry body working to develop a secure framework for the on-line delivery of digital music has called on hackers to help it test technology...

  • Sun goes cheap and cheerful with $2bn Cobalt acquisition

    Sun has accelerated its push into the server appliance market by buying Cobalt Networks in a share swap deal valued at $2bn (£1.2bn) writes Nicholas...

  • The weakest link in the chain

    Breifing: If you want to communicate with the office when travelling abroad you'll need a suitcase full of adaptors. Eric Doyle...

  • E-business awards: SME award

    The live wires of the Internet

    The three companies that have made it to the shortlist in the SME E-Business Award are shining examples of...

  • E-business spending explosion

    John Riley

    Investment in e-commerce systems has rocketed in the past year, according to extensive user research.

    Spend by IT...

  • E-business awards: Design award

    The bold and the beautiful

    You can set up an impressive e-business engine, but if you don't pay due attention to content design, you'll be...

  • Don't forget the human touch

    A Web presence can substantially reduce business costs but savings should not be chased at the expense of customer relationships,...

  • Comms on the move

    Communications specialist Avaya has celebrated its arrival as an independent company with the launch of the Enterprise Class IP...

  • Helpdesks face automated future

    The future of helpdesks must lie in systems that weed out routine problems and divert them to automated solutions, says Philip...

  • Further tangles for Web trade

    New legislation could make online shopping less of a gamble for European consumers, writes Robert Dunt

  • How do I get into Web development

    What is the best way for a beginner to appraoch web design

  • IR35 will get the vote

    With the Tories promising a review of the legislation if they're voted into power, and Labour sticking firmly to its guns on the matter, IR35 is likely to...

  • Get a slice of the gaming action

    Ian Mitchell

    City briefing

    When you become a man you put away...

  • Hanging up on BT's stranglehold

    The government is bringing out a white paper on telecoms regulation.

  • Hackney launches HackneyConnect site

    One London council has leapfrogged over other sites in order to drive e-commerce and e-government ahead

    Prime Minister Tony Blair's...

  • IT are staff exposed to workplace emissions

    Robert Dunt

    IT staff may be more vulnerable than other office workers to allergies brought on by computer emissions.

    New research...

  • Fattening up the thin

    Provided you are certain that thin-client computing suits your organisation, it can lighten the helpdesk's load substantially,...

  • Forum for the new media woman

    In creating a dynamic networking forum, Stuart Wilson of One Bad Monkey proves he's the business

  • Whyhelpdesks need alternatives to the telephone

    Lee Chadwick


    If during a normal working day the MD walked into the support office and said that ringing telephones were a...