October 2000

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Revenue polls staff to determine IT priorities

    Mike Simons

    The Inland Revenue is consulting staff on their attitudes to IT, following a series of high-profile problems in recent...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Siemens takes i2 as e-partner

    Mike Simons

    Siemens, the German electronics and manufacturing conglomerate, has signed i2 as its strategic partner in one of the...

  • 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,...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Sainsbury's IT staff want compensation

    Trade unions are planning to press supermarket chain Sainsbury's for compensation for 900 IT staff transferring from the supermarket to Andersen...

  • 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

    Bank calms crash fears

    Hazel Ward

    Bank of Scotland has spoken out to reassure its customers that the near-total computer failure, which caused its systems to crash...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    IBM unveils pSeries challenge to Sun/HP

    IBM has launched the first models in its eServer pSeries, writes Nick Enticknap.

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    National access to NHS Direct kiosks

    Eric Doyle

    The NHS is fulfilling its promise to provide wider access to NHS Direct with the opening of 153 public access points sited...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    New switches for e-commerce

    Foundry has released two switches aimed at enterprise users and e-commerce operations as well as a core enterprise switch for behind the firewall, writes...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    MPs fight on for independent Chinook inquiry

    As peers and MPs rally to the cause for a new independent inquiry, former defence minister Malcolm Rifkind is among those to criticise the reasons for the...