Articles By David Legard

Gartner: Backlash against offshoring to vanish by 2006

Gartner: Backlash against offshoring to vanish by 2006

The backlash against offshoring will deepen over the next few months, but will be consigned to the wastebasket of history...

June 14th, 2004 David Legard
Singapore turns heavy artillery on spammers

Singapore turns heavy artillery on spammers

A comprehensive plan to combat unsolicited e-mail (spam) involving the participation of Singapore's three main ISPs and a variety of...

May 25th, 2004 David Legard
Vietnam starts taking action against software piracy

Vietnam starts taking action against software piracy

Vietnamese authorities raided the premises of three of the country's largest computer assemblers in the capital Hanoi on Wednesday, discovering...

May 13th, 2004 David Legard
Sasser worm expected to hit hard

Sasser worm expected to hit hard

A new series of worms released onto the Internet exploits a critical security vulnerability in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP and...

May 2nd, 2004 David Legard
IDC: Asian IT budgets up, but optimism varies

IDC: Asian IT budgets up, but optimism varies

Asian end users expect IT budgets to rise significantly in 2004, but strategic IT focuses differ widely in countries across...

April 22nd, 2004 David Legard
Consortium to build new Asia-Europe cable

Consortium to build new Asia-Europe cable

A consortium of 16 Asian and European telecommunications carriers are to build a 1.28Tbps submarine cable linking 14 countries between...

March 30th, 2004 David Legard
IM spam to triple in 2004: study

IM spam to triple in 2004: study

Spam sent via instant messaging (IM) is set to become a major nuisance in 2004, with the number of IM...

March 28th, 2004 David Legard
Sarbanes-Oxley compliance dates pushed back

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance dates pushed back

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has pushed back the dates by which U.S. companies must comply with the...

February 26th, 2004 David Legard
Japan’s fair trade watchdog raids Microsoft

Japan’s fair trade watchdog raids Microsoft

Eight officials from Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) entered the Japanese offices of Microsoft Corp. Thursday morning as part of...

February 26th, 2004 David Legard
Study: Software piracy rates remain high in Asia

Study: Software piracy rates remain high in Asia

Software piracy remains a multi-billion dollar industry in Asia, but there are some signs of improvement in the 14 Asian...

February 19th, 2004 David Legard