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November 2000

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Paper-thin screens will hit the market next year

    The latest digital display from Canon promises to make screens almost paper thin, writes Eric Doyle.

    Last week, the company demonstrated a...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Sun auctions its server hardware

    Eric Doyle

    Sun Microsystems is trialling auction sales of its server hardware in the UK following successful tests in the US.


  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    ASPs bitten by ferocious market

    Nick Huber

    Four in 10 IT directors cannot list the main business benefits of using an application service provider (ASP), according to...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Oracle integrates business data

    Oracle has announced plans to combine specialised business technologies - previously separate applications - into a single infrastructure for business...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    No ban on hacking tools, says Council of Europe

    Bill Goodwin

    The Council of Europe has dropped proposals to outlaw the use of "hacking" tools by IT departments, following an intense...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    One2One to launch integrated prepaid mobile bundle

    Mobile phone network One2One will launch a synchronised pre-pay phone and handheld computer at the start of next month.

    The Nokia 5146 pre-pay...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    NHS minister backs XML

    Antony Adshead

    Health minister Gisela Stuart told the NHS Information Authority's first national conference this week that £1bn of...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Law firm's life-line to start-up failures

    Joy Macknight

    Tarlo Lyons, a City-based technology and communications law firm, is launching a specialist Corporate Recovery Group to rescue...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Economics of 3G may not add up, says i-Mode

    NTT DoCoMo - the provider of the always-on mobile Internet service that has taken Japan by storm - has warned there may be too little revenue from third...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Bluetooth could interfere with Lans

    Users considering the implementation of Bluetooth wireless personal area networks (WPans) into environments containing wireless local area networks (WLans)...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    ICL plans to boost hot-desking

    Troubled computer services company ICL is planning a significant increase in the number of its workers "hot-desking" as part of a strategy to break even...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Snap turns NAS servers into Java appliances

    Storage company Snap Appliances, a spin-off from Quantum, has announced plans to transform its network attached storage (NAS) servers into specialised Java...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Chinook tragedy demands reform

    The Public Accounts Committee report into the Mull of Kintyre helicopter crash vindicates Computer Weekly's three-year campaign for justice. It...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    New domains are not a solution

    The Web moved one step closer to getting more domain names this month, with the selection of seven new top-level domain (TLD)...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Personalised shopping for Benetton customers

    Benetton venture United Web is employing the Blue Martini customer interactive system to enable a more personalised and convenient online consumer experience...