CNet to relaunch MP3.com in the new year.
According to a report today by Reuters, CNet Networks has announced plans to offer a music upload and download site for independent artists on its newly acquired MP3.com web site early in the new year.
CNet which already owns news. ...more
Microsoft unveils Office 2003
The December 2003 issue of PC Pro - already with subscribers and on the newsstand from Thursday 23 October - has no less than 20 pages dedicated to Microsoft Office 2003. And no wonder. This latest release has huge numbers of changes, particularly under the surface. ...more
14-07-2001 Essential news of the week
Brought neatly together and presented on a plate, here is a roundup of some of the week's main news stories from the world of IT.
New Mexico settles with Microsoft
Financial ups and downs for Microsoft
Napster closed down by court
Genie to play Nokia games
BT goes digital to claw back customers<
Microsoft gives ground on browser issues
Comment: Open Source .NET?
Psion abandons handhelds and Bluetooth
Compaq meets gloom head-on
In this transaction I trust
NEC to cut 700 jobs in Scotland
I've just read your email, Jenkins. ...more
Firefox and Thunderbird get new betas
Mozilla has released new beta versions of its Firefox Web browser and Thunderbird email client.
Firefox 1.5 Beta 2 is aimed at testers, extension and theme authors and Web developers and includes improvements to the automated update system, website rendering and performance, plus several security fixes. ...more
BT wins ?620 million NHS contract to put medical records online
The familiar cabinets of buff coloured folders containing medical records will be no more by 2010, the Government has announced. Instead it has awarded a ?620 million contract to BT to store all 50 million NHS patients 'Care Records' in a secure central database and available to all 30,000 GPs and 270 NHS trusts.
The care records will contain all relevant information and medical history of the patient and can be called up from anywhere instead of the current situation whereby if someone is admitted to hospital, the doctors have no immediate access to their local GP's records. ...more