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Based on the analysis, experts found that the United States topped the Dirty Dozen chart once again, exporting an average of 35.70%, or more than one-third of the world's total volume of spam.
A stealth start-up in Athens, Ohio whose name is Spliced Networks LLC is on the threshold of announcing a new Linux distribution that its young CTO John Buswell describes as "unlike anything currently on the market." It will supposedly eliminate "bloated package management," allowing for upgrades or rollbacks in less than 30 seconds. To compete, Red Hat, Novell and Mandrakesoft would reportedly have to "completely re-engineer their solutions away from RPM and other package management systems."
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is expected to launch its new dual-core processing chips later this month, well ahead of schedule, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday.
Shares of AMD rose 90 cents, or 5.6 percent, to $17.09 on the New York Stock Exchange.
Two new top-level domains, .jobs and .travel, will soon come to the Internet after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the two domains on Friday.
Linux leader Linus Torvalds has begun looking for a new electronic home for his project's source code after a conflict involving the current management system, BitKeeper.
Doom 3 was like a brief honeymoon of really cool stuff, but the buzz wore off early, especially in the wake of Half-Life 2, CoD: United Offensive and Brothers in Arms. Yeah, it looks damn good. But can it hold a conversation? I'll get back to you on that. While the engine has few peers (of this generation, only the HL2 renderer is about as good), the AI turns out to be oversimplified, the gameplay dated and repetitive, and the environment just too damned dark. But hey, there's an expansion pack called Resurrection of Evil that adds more levels, a continuation of the story, a couple more weapons and several new monsters. For the grab-you-by-the-short-hairs MSRP of $34.99, it better be pretty good, right? After all, you can get a full retail game for that much, on sale brand new, or a few months old at regular price. Increased cost of development, you say? Come on, now. This is being built on top of existing code. Cry me a river!
German banks and insurance companies interested in implementing open-source Linux in their operations can click to a new portal for information about products, suppliers, applications and more.
A Virginia judge sentenced a spammer to nine years in prison Friday in the nation's first felony prosecution for sending junk e-mail, though the sentence was postponed while the case is appealed.
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 news most of us have been waiting for has finally been confirmed: Valve is readying the first expansion pack for the unanimously acclaimed Half-Life 2.
HITACHI is demonstrating a system which means that if you're in the office you'll be able to run, but you may not be able to hide.
ever wanted to get your dj on but you just couldn’t bring yourself to get away from your pc for more than 5 minutes? of course you have.
Pope John Paul II has been buried in St Peter's Basilica after a funeral in Rome watched by tens of thousands of people, including 200 world leaders.
The Air Force has awarded a five-year contract to Hewlett Packard Co. of Palo Alto, Calif., to provide desktop PCs, notebooks and servers as part of the service's strategy to reshape asset management and reduce total cost of technology ownership.
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.
Alerted to a counterfeiting ring, police rushed to the scene and collared the prime suspect.
A 12-year-old boy!
And another from the ain't-you-glad-you-run-linux dept:
A phoney email purporting to come from Microsoft is installing Trojan software on computers around the world.
A phishing scam emulating the Windows Update Service hit Australia yesterday, designed to not only emulate the update page perfectly, but circumvent current antivirus, spyware and adware programs.
The open source community is evolving in a positive way, and the best thing governments can do is relax and let the marketplace shape the future. When governments try to guess what path is best for technology development, they usually botch the job.
Car company Volvo, which has been using supercomputers for vehicle crash test simulations for years, has selected IBM to build a powerful, new Linux supercomputer for its safety tests.