April 2000

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Gemplus offers e-purse to charge your phone, by phone

    Smartcard manufacturer Gemplus has announced what it claims is the first commercial mobile e-purse service to allow users to re-load cards via mobile phones,...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Government defends Nats sell-off

    Tony Collins

    The Government has suggested that private-sector executives will manage new technology better than the civil servants at...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Music societies hire Compaq

    The music societies that chase performance royalties have hired Compaq to run their joint IT department in a £10m deal.

    The four-year contract will...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Content is key to Wap bank success

    Bill Goodwin

    Online financial services hoping to gain customers by offering banking over mobile phones will have to provide slick content to...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Volkswagen to go it alone with supplier exchange

    Antony Savvas

    Volkswagen has said it will save up to 50% on its supply chain costs thanks to a new business-to-business Internet...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Directors' forum agenda released

    Antony Savvas

    The final agenda for this summer's IT Directors' Forum has been released, with delegates promised a conference that will...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    First Wap-broker offers mobile share dealing

    Options Direct, which trades under the name of MyBroker, already has a Web-based service, and will allow account holders who have Wap-enabled phones...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    UKCMG tackles Ucita

    New US legislation that puts suppliers in a commanding position during software licence disputes will be a hot topic at the UKCMG user group meeting in...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    Users voice local loop concerns

    Users are concerned that BT's corporate re-organisation will create uncertainty over the ownership of the telecoms local loop and confusion over how the...