November 2000

  • 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

    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

    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

    Citizen Portal launched - UK population become Beta testers for UK Online

    The online Citizen Portal, the UK site where the public can access government information and services on the Web, has finally...

  • 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

    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

    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

    Users voice stiffing fears over mainframe rebrand

    James Rogers

    Users are growing increasingly anxious about their software contracts following the rebranding of IBM's S/390 mainframe...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Thieves strike at Deutsche Bank

    Bill Goodwin

    City of London Police have launched an investigation after thieves stole computer equipment, worth an estimated £1m, from...

  • 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

    Suffolk links healthcare community

    Suffolk Health Authority's extranet has been named IT Initiative of the Year by Health Service Journal

    Suffolk Health Authority has landed a...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Study shows management is key to IT project success

    Full user involvement, professional project and change management, and commitment from the top are the keys to IT success highlighted by a new BCS report...

  • 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

    IBM faces racism claim

    Roisin Woolnough

    A former research associate at IBM is taking the company to court claiming race discrimination.

    Kevin Marsh...