Operating systems software

  • February 25, 2002 25 Feb'02

    AltaVista to close free US e-mail accounts

    Search engine company AltaVista is refocusing on its core search business and will end its free e-mail account...

  • February 14, 2002 14 Feb'02

    Beware worms in your Valentines

    Valentine's Day could turn into a massacre for IT systems if caution is thrown to the winds when opening e-mail attachments.

  • February 05, 2002 05 Feb'02

    Palm to preview beta version of OS 5

    Palm is set to release a beta version of its forthcoming operating system (OS), the first that will run on chips designed by ARM,...

  • February 01, 2002 01 Feb'02

    LinuxWorld - IBM and SuSE expand Linux deal

    IBM and the German software vendor, SuSE Linux, have agreed to expand their cooperation on the open-source Linux operating system...

  • January 31, 2002 31 Jan'02

    LinuxWorld: HP devoted to Linux

    This year will be the breakout period for enterprise Linux deployments, Hewlett-Packard chief executive officer Carly Fiorina...

  • January 23, 2002 23 Jan'02

    Solaris 9 moves to final beta

    Sun Microsystems has rolled out the final test version of Solaris 9.

  • December 17, 2001 17 Dec'01

    Channel warms to Microsoft's XP rollout

    Microsoft's much-hyped launch of its latest operating system, Windows XP, has met with a warm response from the channel...

  • December 07, 2001 07 Dec'01

    Microsoft finds flaw in Outlook Web Access

    Microsoft has warned that a flaw in the Outlook Web Access module in its Exchange 5.5 e-mail system could allow unauthorised...

  • November 30, 2001 30 Nov'01

    Airborne Internet service stalls on take-off

    A project by Boeing to provide high-speed Internet access from its planes has been delayed indefinitely after three of the...

  • November 29, 2001 29 Nov'01

    Microsoft releases Windows XP Embedded

    Microsoft released the final version of its Windows XP Embedded operating system at its second annual Windows Embedded Developer...

  • November 26, 2001 26 Nov'01

    Badtrans virus could be most dangerous on Net

    The Badtrans virus, which broke over the weekend, has been spreading virulently across the Internet.

  • November 14, 2001 14 Nov'01

    Comdex 2001: Wireless modem service for PDA users

    Users of some handheld devices from Palm and IBM will soon have a new way to connect to the Internet wirelessly, with Motient's...

  • November 13, 2001 13 Nov'01

    Euro vote threatens e-commerce confusion

    The European Parliament has sidestepped an opportunity to harmonise the legal confusion surrounding unsolicited e-mail and the...

  • October 30, 2001 30 Oct'01

    Microsoft admits XP is not pirate-proof

    Counterfeit copies of Microsoft's new Windows XP operating system were available hours after the official launch on 24 October.

  • October 23, 2001 23 Oct'01

    IBM to ship latest Z/OS for mainframes

    IBM has announced the latest release of its Z/OS mainframe operating system, featuring enhancements to its resource-sharing and...

  • October 22, 2001 22 Oct'01

    New virus warning from Red Cross

    The US Red Cross has warned of a credit card-stealing Trojan horse sent via e-mail that looks like it comes from the...

  • October 03, 2001 03 Oct'01

    Dotbiz as usual?

    Icann has introduced a new top-level domain, but the reasons for it are no longer valid

  • September 27, 2001 27 Sep'01

    US consumer groups blast Windows XP

    Microsoft's new Windows XP operating system will cause "significant harm" to consumers, according to a report published by four...

  • September 26, 2001 26 Sep'01

    Windows XP set for New York launch

    Microsoft will officially launch its anticipated Windows XP operating system at an event in New York's Times Square on 25...

  • September 13, 2001 13 Sep'01

    NHS e-mail systems hit by surge

    Users have called on BT's Syntegra subsidiary to improve its back-up procedures following a week of disruption to the NHS e-mail...

  • August 31, 2001 31 Aug'01

    New worm encrypts .exe files

    US-based anti-virus vendor Central Command has detected a new worm that mass-mails itself to users disguised as a warning from...

  • August 20, 2001 20 Aug'01

    Compaq rethinks PC Java support

    Compaq has thought again about providing Java support for PCs running Microsoft's new Windows XP operating system.

  • August 15, 2001 15 Aug'01

    AIX faces axe when Linux grows up

    IBM has mooted plans to use Linux as a replacement for Unix back-end systems when the open source operating system matures.

  • May 10, 2001 10 May'01

    New e-mail virus hits UK

    A new e-mail worm has been sweeping through UK networks that uses the same tricks as Lovebug and Anna Kournikova, but one company...

  • May 09, 2001 09 May'01

    Microsoft to outline latest on Windows XP

    Microsoft will host a conference today to outline the latest news regarding Windows XP, the desktop operating system that has...

  • May 01, 2001 01 May'01

    New Windows server software gets a name

    The next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system for enterprise servers dropped its code name yesterday in exchange for a...

  • April 30, 2001 30 Apr'01

    IBM boosts iSeries family with OS upgrade

    IBM this week will release a new version of its OS/400 operating system - the V5R1 - which it claims will significantly enhance...

  • February 25, 2001 25 Feb'01

    The outlook for email is patchy

    Microsoft's Outlook and Outlook Express email clients have been hit by another security hole

  • October 04, 2000 04 Oct'00

    BT finally patches e-mail bug after user warnings

    Antony Adshead

    BT has had to patch a security bug in its e-mail system after being alerted by an eagle-eyed IT professional.

    John Heaton of...

  • 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

    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...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    Symbian to let users view Microsoft files

    Symbian has gone into partnership with Infomatrix to allow its Epoc operating system users to edit and view Microsoft Office e-mail attachments, including...