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August 2000 News

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    The...

  • 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...

  • Interim chiefs top pay league



    John Riley

    Interim IT managers were paid £20,000 more than the average for similar managers in other professions while working a fewer...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Netware 6 to offer data clustering



    Novell has shipped a beta version of Netware 6.0 and is underlining its long-term commitment to the network operating system, despite disappointing...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Intel recalls 1.13GHz P3



    Lindsay Clark

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

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...