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

BRITAIN'S BEST-LOVED REPLACEMENT COLUMNIST PHILIP SOLIP

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?

THE HI-TECH INVESTOR

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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A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc

A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on
It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

Voted for by the British public, the artworks on Art Everywhere posters may be the only place where they can be seen
Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Websites offering your ebooks for nothing is only the latest disrespect the modern writer is subjected to, says DJ Taylor
Edinburgh Fringe 2014: The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee
Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

The woman stepping down as chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund is worried