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Roundup: Internet World goes mobile

Hot button issues for this year's show include WAP, m-commerce
Written by ZDNet UK, Contributor

Wireless is everywhere at this year's Internet World in London. "M-commerce" is revolutionising the way companies think about the Internet, and all the big names are rushing to get on the WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) bandwagon with new technology and services.

ZDNet UK brings you all the latest news from the show.


  • Internet World: WAP industry grapples with security concerns There's a known security hole and end-to-end encryption is hard to find. Thu, 25 May 2000
  • Internet World: Microsoft says Britain doesn't want it split Microsoft's UK MD claims British IT industry wants a single OS and to avoid a break up - IDC analyst says technology industry thinks otherwise. Wed, 24 May 2000
  • It's 'hangover' time for WAP market - report Ovum says WAP customers are becoming disillusioned with the new Internet-enabled mobile phone technology. Tue, 23 May 2000
  • Internet World: The geekiest fashion show in town Next-generation clothes access Internet, administer medicines, interact with other people's 'smart' clothes. Tue, 23 May 2000
  • Internet World: Intel invests £101m in UK data centre Intel will invest $150m (£101m) in an Internet application hosting centre in Britain revealed president of online services Mike Aymar, at Internet World Tuesday. Tue, 23 May 2000
  • Wearable computers arrive at Internet World MIT spin-off shows how humans can live in harmony with future technologies. Tue, 23 May 2000
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