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Germany is arguably the country with the fastest and strongest growing water cooling products market on the planet. I do not know and can not possibly guess what caused this kind of growth, but it is most evident. I can think of at least 30 German water cooling product manufacturers in a single minute. one of the most reputable manufacturers in Germany for their quality and ease of use is Aqua Computer. Founded during the Spring of the year 2001, the company is dedicated to the research, assembly and manufacture of water cooling products. Their Aqua Premium kit is under the microscope today. Let us see what the Aqua Computer has to offer the hardware enthusiast.
A University of California, Berkeley, professor is spearheading a team just awarded $3.3 million to study "digital kids."
"It will be exciting to investigate kids' innovative knowledge cultures, and how they learn using digital media, in order to think about the consequences for public education as 'digital kids' flow through the school system," said Peter Lyman, a professor at UC Berkeley's School of Information Management & Systems (SIMS) and one of three principal investigators for the project funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Four people have been arrested in New York on suspicion of distributing video game consoles that include pirated Nintendo gaming software, the Japanese company says.
If you think today's high-speed Internet connections are fast, wait until you see what cable operators plan.
The industry's standard-settings unit, CableLabs, plans this month to endorse technology that will let operators boost speeds 400 percent to 1,600 percent above current levels.
On Tuesday at the USENIX Annual Technical Conference, KDE founder Matthias Ettrich was awarded the Software Tools User Group award, shared jointly with Miguel de Icaza of GNOME. The award is in recognition of the impressive work of the Unix desktop projects over the last 9 years.
After six months of development, the Drupal team is proud to announce the Drupal 4.6.0 release! Thanks to those who contributed to this release, either by contributing code, testing the release candidate, providing support or writing documentation.
The key changes since Drupal 4.5 include:
The City of Munich has chosen to migrate its 14,000 desktops to a free Linux distribution, rather than a commercial version of the open source operating system. Munich's migration from Microsoft Windows NT to Linux on the desktop was given final approval in June last year.
Not that I really follow Mac development too closely, however MacDailyNews is running a humorous, if not sarcastic, look at M$' peek into their upcoming Longhorn release. One quote in response to supposed new features states, "Oh yeah, a "big deal," unless you bought a Mac five years ago."
TheInquirer is linking to a blog describing how to use Google Maps to peek into the uber-secret Area 51, complete with screenshots. They are quoted as saying, "Homeland security? We've heard of it."
A computer interface inspired by the futuristic system portrayed in the movie Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise, could soon help real military personnel deal with information overload.
A German court agreed with a Linux programmer's contention that Fortinet, a US security appliance maker, must comply with the terms of the General Public License.
Alacritech Inc. today announced a U.S. District Court ruling for preliminary injunction against M$ preventing them from making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing or inducing others to use Microsoft's "Chimney" TCP offload architecture.
Seems the $10000 offer to purchase a copy of the 1965 Electronics Mag containing Moore's original article is causing quite the problem in libraries around the nation. Copies are going missing and others are being locked up. Intel plans to close bidding today.
13 months after the European Union (EU) issued its antitrust ruling against Microsoft, the software giant has yet to comply with two of the three requirements of the ruling, and the EU is crying foul. Microsoft was to have shipped a version of Windows XP that does not include Windows Media Player and provided competitors with server-oriented technical information. Neither has happened, and now the EU wants a progress report.