August 2000

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Directors could become tax snoops, says lawyer

    Ross Bentley

    IT directors could be targeted by Inland Revenue inspectors intent on gatherings profiles on IT contractors in the wake of...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Inland Revenue hunts 'missing' files

    Tony Collins

    The Inland Revenue is at odds with a Government software supplier over the hunt for millions of "missing" tax...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Huge increase in thin client sales

    According to a report by market analysts at IDC, worldwide sales of thin clients are showing a 90% increase but Western Europe is seeing much greater...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Stock exchange merger threatened

    Nick Huber

    A hostile takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange by Swedish technology supplier OM Group is threatening the proposed...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    United front to beat viruses

    A number of UK companies have joined forces to create an early warning system to prevent the spread of viruses.

    The brainchild of IT consultant...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Online fraudsters get beaten by Egg

    Specialist software has allowed online bank Egg to close the net on the gang behind an Internet credit card scam.

    Electronic evidence gathered by...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    KnowledgePool deepens portfolio of e-business training

    IT and business skills training company, KnowledgePool, is to expand its portfolio of e-Business training programmes in an effort to meet growing industry...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    E-commerce skills in demand on register

    Demand for e-commerce skills is driving a period of huge growth in the number of visits to the BCS Consultancy Register Web site, writes John...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    DTI extends RIP deadline to September

    David Bicknell

    The Government has agreed to extend the consultation process over its cybertapping law to give industry more time to...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Safeway site is still down after hack attack

    Supermarket giant Safeway has failed to get its Web site up-and-running two weeks after a suspected hacking attack led to its closure.

    The delays in...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    BT's ADSL ready to roll

    Antony Savvas

    BT is to finally roll out its ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) high-speed Internet access offering from September, after...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    MPs slam MoD for £40m IT waste

    Parliamentary reporter

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been condemned by MPs for wasting almost £40m on two failed IT projects.


  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Intel urges suppliers to work together for B2B

    Craig Barrett, Intel's president and chief executive officer, has urged IT suppliers to forge common technologies to power the...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Intel's Strong ARM aims for wireless

    Intel has unveiled a Strong- ARM processor architecture for the fast-growing wireless Internet device market, write Nick Huber...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Restore faith in e-banks with digital certificates

    David Bicknell

    Viacode, the Post Office's digital security operation, has called for wider use of digital certificates in a bid to...