January 2000

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    30% of Britons witness physical attacks on PCs

    Tina Milton Around 30 per cent of Britons have witnessed physical attacks on their personal computers, a National Opinion Poll of 350 small...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Performance of manufacturing web sites improves

    Since the Computer Weekly/Keynote Systems Site Meter looked at manufacturing in December, there have been major improvements.

    BP Amoco, for...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    HSBC Y2K court threat

    A leading year 2000 lawyer has set up an action group to bring a legal test case against HSBC after the millennium bug disabled thousands of bank credit...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Government to auction wireless Wan licences

    Antony Savvas

    The Government is emulating its decision to auction third generation mobile phone spectrum licences by doing the same for...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Faster datacentre recovery

    Lindsay Clark

    City datacentres will have access to faster disaster recovery back-up with the launch of a new service from Compaq....

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Freedom for most wanted hacker

    Matthew Thomas

    Kevin Mitnick, the world's most infamous computer hacker, has been released from prison in the US after almost five...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Love is all around - especially on the Internet

    Tina Milton

    To coincide with Valentine's Day, budding Romeo's can claim a free message on the newly launched match-making web site...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Council trains all IT staff with BCS

    IT staff at Knowsley Borough Council have gained an end-user qualification to launch a computer literacy scheme across all user...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Businesses reject ASPs

    Lindsay Clark

    Corporate users have given a resounding no to handing over the hosting of business software to application service providers...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    BCS offers training in e-business and data protection

    Qualifications in e-business and data protection have been launched by the BCS Information Systems Examinations Board.

    The new certificate and...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    EDS wins training accreditation

    IT services group EDS has opened its staff development to independent scrutiny in order to gain formal recognition from the BCS

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    MS slammed on security fix lateness

    Cliff Saran

    A security hole has been found in Microsoft's Internet Information Server Web server software, which allows a would-be...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Safety problem highlights risks of Nats go-live date

    Staff preparing the £699m New En Route air traffic control centre at Swanwick for a go-live date of 2001 have hit a new safety-related communications problem...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Rush hour for £3m Epos system for motorway chain

    Bill Goodwin

    Motorway service chain Welcome Break has invested £3m in an electronic point of sales (Epos) system.

    For the first...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Commons attacks Siemens contract

    The committee said the Home Office failed to properly monitor the contract or have adequate contingency plans.

    The committee was "disturbed'' by the...