News The building on Pioneer Ave. that houses Sophidea, the company that received a deluge of Chinese Internet traffic Tuesday

'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'

Network: Whichever way the chips may fall...

Dr Andy Grove of Intel is determined to dominate the microprocessor business - no matter who challenges him.

Network: On the crest of the new media wave

WHEN ROBBIE Williams stepped on to the stage at Slane Castle in Ireland on Saturday, his image was beamed across the world via the Internet. Nothing unusual about that. Rock concerts are regularly seen on the Net. What was different is that this time the number of live viewers wasn't constrained by bandwidth to the usual few thousand who can watch Web video at any one time.

Internet gambling clicks with women

THE INTERNET is producing a new generation of female gamblers. New research shows women are just as keen to throw their money away as men - as long as they can do it in the comfort of their own homes.

Consumer White Paper: Trading on the Internet

White Paper: Dodgy contractors, short drinks and sharp practices in motor trade are focus of consumer crackdown

This tenuous grip on reality is quickly slipping away


Shopping: Bags of cool for summer

Forget the Tupperware boxes and plastic beakers. Wouldn't you rather picnic in style? By Rhiannon Batten

Podium: The BBC in an age of choice

John Birt

Time to cut Somerfield losses

The Investment Column

Me And My Partner: Adam Twiss and Damian Reeves

Adam Twiss was 17 when he met Damian Reeves at Cambridge University. Surfing the Internet in college, they saw a niche for web server software. Six years later, they are multi-millionaires and their Zeus Technology is soon expected to be worth pounds 200m

pounds 25m IT contract

LONDON TRANSPORT has awarded a five-year information technology contract worth pounds 25m to ITNET, a supplier of outsourced IT services, in preparation for any public-private partnership arrangements for the capital's transport network.

Money: Would you buy a used car on this website?


My brief cyber-affair with Cutie

A couple engaged in oafish flirtation - `Hey, babe, wanna get 2gether & make sweet music?'

Skillsgroup makes pounds 32.5m acquisition

SKILLSGROUP, the computer services group, yesterday announced its third deal in less than a month with the acquisition of the UK training division of Cap Gemini, the Anglo-French computer giant, for pounds 32.5m.

Morse debut on London exchange

MORSE, the reseller of powerful computer servers, yesterday made a cautious debut on the London Stock Exchange after setting its flotation price at the lower end of the pricing range.

Network: Bytes - Red Hat Software

RED HAT Software, a distributor of the open source Linux operating system , last week said that Compaq, IBM, Novell and Oracle had made investments in the company. The four companies had previously said they would support Red Hat Linux on a variety of their servers and workstations. Intel and Netscape bought into the company last year along with two venture capital companies.
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Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas