Ursula Seymour

Articles by Ursula Seymour

Working away

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.

BT launches Yahoo Broadband service

Tuesday sees the official launch of British Telecommunication PLC's new broadband service

Execs packing shorts, sandals and laptops

A British Computer Society (BCS) survey has found that over 20 per cent of UK executives plan...

USB gets unwired

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.

Have your say on European constitution

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.

Airborne broadband is a hit

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 beats dialup

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).

BT pushes forward e-voting

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.

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