December 2000

  • December 28, 2000 28 Dec'00

    Java first-timers take pick of jobs

    Ross Bentley

    The demand for Java has reached such a crescendo that one recruitment agency plans to place part-qualified Java developers...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    IT pervert re-offends

    A computer expert and former Hackney Borough councillor jailed for four months last year after downloading child porn from the internet, including images...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    ATSCo and Jobserve fall out

    ATSCo, the trade association for IT recruitment agencies, has threatened Jobserve with legal action if the job site refuses to continue posting its...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    Computer engineer shoots himself

    A computer engineer who thought he'd infected his company system with a virus became so wracked with guilt that he telephoned the emergency services to...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    Keeping IT confidential

    On-line recruitment site, went live last month, promising users an impartial, discrete and 'highly effective' job finding...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    Parting is sweet sorrow with Divorce-Online

    An internet information service for people going through the processes of separation and divorce has been launched.

    Developed in association with...

  • December 27, 2000 27 Dec'00

    Java toolkit out for beta testing

    A Java toolkit that allows developers to build Web- based applications that can handle Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), a...

  • December 21, 2000 21 Dec'00

    Hewlett Packard tightens its belt

    Amid gloomy economic news in the USA, computer giant Hewlett Packard has told staff in the USA that it will delay annual pay rises by three months, saving...

  • December 21, 2000 21 Dec'00

    Microsoft acquires SME software company

    Microsoft has acquired Great Plains, a software company specialising in business management apps for small firms. Great Plains...

  • December 21, 2000 21 Dec'00

    Streaming media giant issues profits warning

    Real Networks, the streaming media software company has joined the profits warning club. It’s Q4 revenues were predicted to be around $59m. Despite 33%...

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    CityJobs now offering Web-based training

    On-line recruitment service is offering its users easy access to a comprehensive selection of web-based training courses through a link on its...

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    BA drops e-commerce £6 million project

    British Airways has pulled the plug on a major Web site development with 25 staff expected to lose their jobs

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    New appointment at Parity

    IT recruitment agency, Parity Resources has appointed Jeff Brooks as its resourcing services director.

    Brooks, who has 30 years experience in the...

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    Speaker slams political cyber tricks

    The speaker of the House of Commons has ordered political parties to end "dirty tricks" campaigns being fought over the Internet between political...

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    Tech suppliers hit by stock slump

    Technology shares crashed to their lowest level since the summer of 1999 yesterday in what was the seventh biggest point slide in the Nasdaq composite index's...