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October 2000

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Hackney fails to pull ITNet plug

    Hackney Council has still not terminated its contract with ITNet, its revenues and benefits outsourcer, some four weeks after councillors declared they...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    £1.8bn ASP success for housing quango

    Mike Simons

    The Housing Corporation, the giant quango which hands out government money for social housing, has taken bids with a...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Wireless printing from mobile phones is here

    Mobile phone users will soon be able to print information from their handsets using Bluetooth technology, following a...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Wap may yet dominate the world

    Despite well-publicised shortcomings over its speed and lack of proper testing, Wap services are set to have half a billion users by 2002. Its legions of...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Wap to warn of train delays

    Daniel Thomas

    Railway operator Connex this week launched a service offering real-time information about delays and cancellations to...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    IT man on the 5am ferry as Horizon reaches Orkney

    James Rogers

    Post Offices in two of the most isolated parts of the UK are the latest to go live as part of the Horizon counter...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Half of SMEs on Net will be hacked in three years

    Internet security needs improving or else half of small- and medium-sized businesses will be hacked by 2003, it was revealed in a report by IT research...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    IT budgets unaffected by IR35

    Daniel Thomas

    Four out of five IT managers believe they will not have to reassess the budgets for IT projects as a result of the IR35...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Intel to ship mobile flash memory

    Intel will start shipping samples of new high-performance flash memory this month for use in Internet-enabled mobile phones and...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Corel gets tangled up in .net strategy

    At the end of a year that has seen the departure of its CEO and a failed merger, beleaguered software developer Corel teams up...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Skills gap hits UK broadband availability

    The UK is facing a broadband availability crisis as a result of not enough engineers and other technical experts being available to upgrade infrastructure,...