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Despite recent denials, it has been revealed that ChoicePoint was indeed victim to identity thieves earlier than had been previously reported.
Seems the news is chocked full of Intel everyday. Today they seem to be planning on upping production/shipping of their embedded memory products used in cell phones and pda. "Intel said it is also adopting a new computer memory technology, called Fully-Buffered Dual In-Line Memory Module (FB-DIMM) for its first multi-core server platform for Xeon chips, code-named Bensley."
"Systems management vendor Computer Associates International has confirmed that it intends to pledge a number of its patents to the open source community to remove any perceived threat against the Linux operating system."
"VIOLENCE in video games is under the spotlight again today as action is taken on both sides of the pond to limit the exposure of children to violent games."
"The U.S District Court of Appeals on Wednesday called for a new trial on a key aspect of the $520 million jury verdict that found that Microsoft had infringed on Web browser technology patents held by Eolas Technologies."
"CHIP FIRM AMD often attempts to pull off a stunt at the time of the Intel Developer Forum. And this time it took to the sky in a bid to remind Intel that it has a dual core Turion 64 notebook processor on the way."
Jonathan Riddell has posted news and pictures of Europe's biggest meeting of Free Software developers last weekend. He briefs us on the discussions and drops some big names. It sounds like it was great. Wish I could have been there.
"Ousted Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina is under consideration to be World Bank president, a Bush administration official said, adding that no decision has been made."
"The worldwide trade in illegal drugs sold over the internet has surged, according to the UN's drug watchdog. Dangerous drugs are being sold without prescription in a virtual marketplace that is difficult to control, says the International Narcotics Control Board."
"PC first person shooter Half-Life 2 has won six Bafta Awards, including best game and best online game."
"The title, developed by Valve, was released last year to universal acclaim - receiving special praise for its immersive plot and physics engine."
"In popular science fiction, the power of invisibility is readily apparent. Star Trek fans, for example, know that the devious Romulans could make their spaceships suddenly disappear. But is the idea really so implausible? Not according to new findings by scientists who say they have come up with a way to create cloaking device."
When I first started reading the article "Current Problems with Linux" I expected something of a Linux bashing. However as I read thru it, I kinda remembering feeling the way he describes five years ago when I first started using Linux. It took me about 3 or 4 tries to finally get away from windows due to some of the issues Aditya Nag discusses. I don't entirely agree with all his assessments, but some merit further thought.
I'm sure everyone's read of M$ latest security blunder relating to it's media player, but I particularly like David Coursey's stance. He says, "By focusing not on the largest number of potential victims but on patching its most current software, Microsoft reveals its tendency to "encourage" customers to buy new software by letting them sway in the breeze for a while."
"Ever wish you could be Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future II and travel to a future where city windows display pastoral scenes and the newspaper is a disposable piece of constantly updating, foldable plastic? Well, that movie magic may soon come to life, thanks to a new class of materials recently developed by researchers at Oregon State University and Hewlett Packard."
"Hollywood's major movie studios filed a new round of lawsuits across the United States on Thursday against people who trade illegally copied films and TV shows on the Internet."
"Speaking live on SYS-CON.TV, Linux Business Week editor-in-chief Maureen O'Gara talked with SYS-CON Media West Coast bureau chief Roger Strukhoff about a variety of issues, including zealotry and what she interprets as the "anti-capitalist" overtones of the open source movement."
"Before the Linux operating system can achieve world domination, there are a few lesser challenges it will need to face, the chief among which is the huge installed base of Microsoft Windows users. Practically speaking, the overall success of Linux will not be in its eradication of Windows, but in its ability to coexist with it and other systems. "Indeed, the challenge of coexisting with Windows can be viewed as an opportunity," says Roderick W. Smith, author of "Linux in a Windows World" (O'Reilly, US $44.95). "Linux can be integrated into a Windows network, providing a reliable and low-cost platform on which to run vital services for Windows systems, or even serving as a workstation on an otherwise Windows-dominated network.""
"Smoking cannabis virtually doubles the risk of developing mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, researchers say. The New Zealand scientists said their study suggested this was probably due to chemical changes in the brain which resulted from smoking the drug."
"On May 19, the latest and final Star Wars prequel Revenge of the Sith will be heading to a theater near you. What you may not realize is that an Austin company played a role in getting it there. Austin's Advanced Micro Devices helped provide the force behind the film."
"The European Commission (EC) on Monday rejected requests to rewrite the CIID which could seriously damage open source software development in Europe, according to a legal expert, Jeremy Mark Malcolm."