In what could be an ominous sign for the U.S. tech industry, American universities slipped lower in an international programming contest.
ATI has released new proprietary linux drivers for their 3D acceleration hardware.
- Unreal Tournament 2004: Intermittent hesitation is no longer noticed while playing Onslaught
- Moving or resizing pseudocolor windows no longer results in corruption being noticed on the desktop
- The name and version number of the X.org server is now detected correctly at runtime.
The company behind those floating ads that dance across Web pages has developed a way to restore the data profiles that many privacy-conscious users try to delete from their computers.
Governments and big business like to indulge in media spin, and that means knowing what is being said about them. But finding out is becoming ever more difficult, with thousands of news outlets, websites and blogs to monitor.
Now a British company is about to launch a software program that can automatically gauge the tone of any electronic document.
Due to wide spread issues with 1.0-7167, NVIDIA has quickly released 1.0-7174. According to the changelog some highlights include:
Sales of computer software to create living wills are surging amid the high-profile debate over Terri Schiavo, the severely brain-damaged Florida woman who died Thursday.
One of the most popular Weblog-publishing tools, WordPress, is stirring a controversy over search-engine gaming because it included thousands of articles related to popular search terms on its Web site while largely hiding them from site visitors.
Shame on them!
WE LEARNED that Nvidia is working on a fresh set of drivers codenamed series 90. The company just released its 70 series of drivers that brought features such as Pure Video and better SLI compatibility.
Audible, based in Wayne, N.J., is the third company Digeo has sued alleging infringement on its patent, which was filed in 1996 and granted in 1998. Digeo has filed similar lawsuits against mobile-device software company PalmSource and digital music company MusicMatch.
No room at the inn as upcoming trade show reaches peak capacity in record time--400 exhibitors gobble up every square inch of the LA Convention Center.
When is selling out a good thing? When it is E3 Expo.
New nvidia drivers folks.
Support for GeForce 6200 with TurboCache™ GPUs
Improved OpenGL workstation performance.
Added support for XRandR rotation; see
Appendix W in the text README.
"Speaking at the Evans Data developer conference in San Jose, California, Brian Behlendorf said that "good" open source software is more likely to result from projects that are not dominated by the interests of one group or person."
"Many people are curious about the inner workings of Google, but they are mostly interested in keeping it a secret. So, any information we can glean comes from "black box" analysis. Recently, I wrote a short article that explains how I wrote some simple code that can instantly create PDFs of entire books from Google Print. Maybe some k5ers have more ideas on how to expand the concept, but, as you'll soon find out, I probably can't help in the efforts. Read on ..."
"Yesterday Snort developer Marty Roesch announced that the license governing Snort rule usage will be changing. Marty said, 'Recently, we have become increasing aware of companies who are commercially redistributing rules written by the Sourcefire VRT without contributing to the considerable resources required to develop high quality rules in such a timely fashion.'"
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.
Nvidia expects a lot from it
"WE KNOW that Nvidia plans to introduce a new driver very soon. The company is testing the 75.90 beta driver right now."
"Minimo, the Mozilla browser for mobile devices, will debut on Microsoft's Windows CE operating system this summer, according to the Mozilla Foundation."
According to AMDZone and ATI's own site, ATI has released 64-bit drivers for XFree86 and Xorg. Here's a link the download page.
Has anyone else noticed they now have 50 gmail invites to get rid of? I couldn't even get rid of the original 5 or 6! Well, here's a summary of this weeks google wars.