To mark the end of its Work Life Balance Week, the government has released its guide to teleworking, which covers issues like health and safety, tax and recruitment for remote employees. This guide has been welcomed by The Work Foundation, which is calling on employers to give more support to teleworking.
Component manufacturer Cypress is touting a new wireless standard designed to free our keyboards, mice and games controllers from their cables. WirelessUSB LS aims to allow any of these USB peripherals to operate wirelessly with your PC.
While stopping short of allowing a referendum, it seems that the government does want our views on the European constitution. It has today launched an online forum designed to allow UK citizens to share their views on European issues with MPs, government ministers and officials in the lead up to the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on October 5.
Inflight Internet has proved a hit with Lufthansa AG passengers. The airline, which is the world's first to offer onboard broadband, launched the service on its flights between Frankfurt and Washington in January.
Broadband continues to beat dialup when it comes to new Web access accounts, according to Internet connectivity figures for February 2003 which have just been released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
A British Telecommunications PLC-led consortium hopes to encourage more of the electorate to vote by rolling out e-voting to 600,000 potential voters during this May's local elections. Voters in Sheffield, St Albans, Ipswich, Norwich and South Somerset, will be offered the chance to vote via the Internet, telephone, text messaging or kiosks.