Archive

October 2001

  • TMA: a new alternative to leased lines

    A cheaper alternative to expensive leased lines, Symmetric Digital Supply Line (SDSL), attracted considerable attention at the...

  • Intel chief calls for more risk-taking

    Doug Busch, director of technology at Intel and member of its executive board, has called on IT directors to gamble, despite the...

  • VA Linux proposes name change

    California-based software and services company, VA Linux Systems, is asking its shareholders to eject the open source operating...

  • IBM drops Compaq to go it alone

    IBM has unveiled a midrange storage system, while at the same time quietly cancelling a major storage partnership agreement with...

  • New printers for October

    A high-speed output of both colour and monochrome printer news has flooded the printer market.

  • Next Windows CE supports Bluetooth

    The next generation of Microsoft's Windows CE embedded operating system will include support for the Bluetooth wireless standard....

  • Philips sues over bus patents

    The US subsidiary of Europe's largest consumer electronics maker is suing eight motherboard and semiconductor manufacturers for...

  • IBM scoops up CrossWorlds

    IBM will bolster its e-business infrastructure offerings by buying customer relationship and supply-chain management software...

  • Rambus and Micron face off in court

    Rambus has confronted Micron Technology in court, starting the latest chapter in a string of legal battles Rambus has waged over...

  • IT industry will rebound in 2002, says Dell

    Corporate IT spending will recover during the second quarter of next year, according to Kevin Rollins, Dell's president and chief...

  • UK government prepares to act on broadband

    It could be make or break for broadband Britain, with the UK government set to rule next month on how the industry should make...

  • Mitsubishi Electric hit by IT slump

    Mitsubishi Electric, one of Japan's major electronics and semiconductor makers, barely managed to stay in profit in the first...

  • Gosling slams SOAP protocol

    The father of Java has slammed Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), the emerging standard for Web services, as "semi-chaotic".

  • New Nimda variants hits Net

    A new variant of the Nimda worm has appeared on the Internet, though exactly how it is different or whether it will be more or...

  • UK airport to trial iris recognition software

    Heathrow Airport is to trial iris recognition software as part of its passenger arrival process.

  • IBM signs EMEA deal with SuSE

    IBM and SuSE Linux have signed a distribution agreement which allows SuSE to market IBM's software products in Europe, the Middle...

  • Eurostar jumps on CRM train

    Channel tunnel train operator, Eurostar, is re-shaping its business model and deploying a comprehensive customer relationship...

  • Cisco expands IP telephony portfolio

    Cisco has unveiled a range of hardware and software designed to make IP telephony systems more secure, easier to manage and...

  • EDS chief: prepare for cybercrime wave

    The war in Afghanistan will create a massive wave of cyber crime, and the UK is ill equipped to cope.

  • Living in CIM

    Want a cosier relationship with your supplier? With the Computers in Manufacturing show just around the corner, Nadia Damon...