June 2000

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Suppliers to fund ASP user group

    Antony Savvas

    Application service providers (ASPs) have agreed to fund a user group to disseminate good practice in ASP projects....

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    VW buys up e-content to boost service level

    XML publishing and e-commerce company Arbortext has sold its e-content software to Volkswagen of America.

    The car manufacturer will be using the...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Symbian to let users view Microsoft files

    Symbian has gone into partnership with Infomatrix to allow its Epoc operating system users to edit and view Microsoft Office e-mail attachments, including...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Recruiters lobby over IR35 skills shortages

    Bill Goodwin

    Changes made by the Government to the way self- employed IT workers are taxed could lead to a shortage of contractors with...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Staff changes to fuel growth at Mortimer Spinks

    IT recruitment company, Mortimer Spinks has announced several changes to its senior management team in an effort to fuel further growth. David Singer,...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Tapping law could push work abroad

    David Bicknell

    Encryption specialists battling to overturn the government's proposed Web-tapping legislation are advising companies...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    UK banks must move out of "dark ages"

    UK banks risk losing customers to internet and foreign banking rivals unless they develop online cheque clearing and reconciliation systems, software...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Defence Minister misleads MPs over Chinook accident

    Last week in the House of Commons, Labour’s Defence Minister Lewis Moonie unintentionally misled the House of Commons over a Chinook accident in 1989,...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Elan expands in Edinburgh

    Elan Computing's Edinburgh branch has relocated to larger offices, citing a "dynamic" business strategy and the growth of IT opportunities in e-commerce...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Government to ease RIP Bill powers

    David Bicknell

    The Government has begun a climbdown over the controversial Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIP) Bill.


  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Online Land Register aims to cut search time

    The Land Registry has launched an online information retrieval service that promises to help surveyors and lawyers speed up the laborious search for...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Report slams agency over passport fiasco

    Mike Simons

    The Passport Agency and its IT partner Siemens Business Systems have been savaged in a new Public Accounts Committee report...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Is Microsoft's .net strategy too vague?

    Microsoft's .net strategy spells the end of its affiliation with Java. Cliff Saran reports on the initiative that could take as...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    ITRelief sets sail for kids

    An annual sailing event held in Southampton last month raised some £5,000 for IT Relief and children's charity, KIDS.

    The BT Syncordia Solutions...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Cable TV becomes an easy target

    Advertisers wanting to target different TV cable franchises can now call up their details on a graphical basis by visiting the