August 2000

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    'IT hell' costs £19bn

    Robert Dunt

    Computer breakdowns cost industry £19bn a year in wasted time, according to IT services company ICL.

    The IT Day 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Intel outlines peer-to-peer vision

    Nick Huber

    Intel's grand vision of peer-to-peer computing, outlined at its developers' forum last week, will have only a limited impact...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Intel recalls 1.13GHz P3

    Lindsay Clark

    Intel has been forced to recall its fastest Pentium processor because of problems while under software testing....

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    IBM wins linear tape protocol race

    Eric Doyle

    IBM will release its first tape storage products under the new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) protocol next month, with Fujitsu...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Building the one-stop content shop

    How can retailers manage data flow across multiple channels which embraces not just product and price details but also images,...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Branson faces lottery software queries

    David Bicknell

    Sir Richard Branson's People's Lottery bid faces question marks over its technology as well as its finances as the consortium...

  • August 30, 2000 30 Aug'00

    Bounty offered to catch spoofers

    Ross Bentley

    A leading software supplier is offering its staff £25,000 for information leading to the identification of those responsible for a...

  • 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...