October 2000

  • October 30, 2000 30 Oct'00

    Former ilion chairman returns to spearhead launch of Asita

    Former ilion chairman Wayne Channon has returned to the IT industry — but steered clear of the distribution channel — by taking on the...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Bluetooth-enabled server is launched

    Daniel Thomas

    The first Bluetooth enabled access server has been released by Red-M, a subsidiary of Madge Networks.

    The Red-M 3000AS access...

  • 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

    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

    £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

    New Bayer IT chief sets out grand plan

    Antony Adshead

    Steve Humby, newly-appointed head of IS at global pharmaceutical company Bayer, has said his number one task is to...

  • 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

    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...