October 2002

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Ericsson faces $61m fine over patent violation

    A US jury has awarded communications equipment company Harris about $61m (£39m) in compensatory damages in a patent infringement...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Sainsbury's launches iTV service

    Sainsbury's has launched what it claims is the largest interactive television (iTV) based grocery service in the world, offering...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Growth in IT spend at 10-year low

    There is no sign of an end to the cautious spending by IT departments, with growth in expenditure in the third quarter of this...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Outsourced staff suffer

    Two-thirds of employees involved in outsourcing deals feel they are not properly consulted by their companies, resulting in...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Government blocks judicial review of Chinook disaster

    The Government has made it impossible for the families of two pilots blamed for the crash of Chinook helicopter ZD576 to seek a...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    New initiative tackles public sector IT delivery

    A major initiative designed to improve the way the public sector manages high-value IT projects was launched this week by the...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Tesco IT chief learns a lesson

    Tesco's UK IT director learnt a valuable lesson when he went "back to the floor" at one of the supermarket chain's stores during...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Census contract debacle

    Len Cook, registrar of the Office of National Statistics (ONS), has told the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee how the...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    IT firm sues the fraud office

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is being taken to court in a row over payments for data recovery and computer evidence.

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Orange launches first Microsoft Smartphone

    Orange has become one of the first companies to release a mobile phone based on Microsoft's Smartphone specification, writes Eric...