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July 2000 News

  • BT warns users to update numbers in memory



    Antony Adshead

    Computer operated telephone and fax equipment could fail after 5 August unless it is updated to use the latest telephone...

  • Alliance & Leicester's e-strategy plays safe



    Nick Huber

    Alliance & Leicester bank has unveiled a long-term e-commerce strategy, which includes plans for an Internet bank and a new...

  • Anglian celebrates SAP success



    Eric Doyle

    Anglian Water Services has successfully completed a project to bring its job and asset management into line with its new SAP...

  • DirXML integrates apps



    Cliff Saran

    Novell promises to improve security and ease the problems of managing multiple applications with the introduction of...

  • IR denies five million lost records

    The Inland Revenue attemp-ted to discredit a disclosure in Computer Weekly that millions of tax details had gone "missing" amid...

  • Guidelines to minimise data errors



    Bill Goodwin

    New guidelines on systems design will help companies avoid the public relations disaster that engulfed Powergen last week,...

  • G8 plan will create new IT jobs



    Keith Nuthall

    Job opportunities in developing countries are likely to be in the pipeline, following the announcement of a $15bn (£9bn)...

  • Aussie ITers "better than Brits"



    IT wizards from Oz are taking IT contract jobs in the farthest corners of the UK because local ITers refuse to travel - and the antipodeans are reportedly...

  • IAP organises brains trust



    Computer scientists will focus on computing in the 21st century when they address delegates at the Institution of Analysts and Programmers' (IAP) annual...

  • Forum tackles government IT fiascos



    Tony Collins

    A panel of leading IT specialists is to hold an open forum next week on how to improve the success rate of government...

  • Industry forum for IT services staff created

    People working for IT services companies are to get their own forum for meetings and online discussion of issues such as personal...

  • Glitchmare stumps Intel



    Chip manufacturer Intel Corporation has abandoned efforts to fix glitches in a chipset it designed for Pentium 3 processors after rescue operations for...

  • IBM wins users' hearts with radical shift in pricing policy

    New IBM mainframe deals have been welcomed, writes Caroline Davis

  • IT bosses weigh new challenges



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Issues of e-commerce have moved up this year to become...

  • Hackney scoops top Web prize

    London Borough of Hackney wins New Media Award for its use of the Internet, Caroline Davis reports

  • CW briefs Lords on fatal Chinook crash



    Tony Collins

    Members of the House of Lords have been briefed by Computer Weekly on computer and other problems that afflicted...

  • BA IT staff to switch to Amadeus



    Nick Huber

    Up to 400 IT staff from British Airways and its Speedwing division are set to transfer to the European supplier (and IT...

  • Council to save £1.7m on PC purchase



    Antony Adshead

    Wandsworth Council will save £1.75m on PC purchasing as well as cutting support costs by re-using old machines in a...

  • Revenue investigated over free MS software



    Mike Simons

    The Inland Revenue has been referred to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) for handing out free Microsoft tax...

  • QA adds to networking training



    Growing demand for qualified technicians in the networking industry has prompted QA Training to add a Network+ and LAN Implementation and Management course...