A CALIFORNIA FIRM claimed that it has put a fibre optic interface directly onto a silicon chip. That means, according to Luxtera, that one day we'll have CPUs with optical buses shuffling huge amounts of data in and out of the heap.
An internet entrepreneur is taking legal action against computer giant Apple over the iTunes domain name.
Leading global telecommunications companies, Internet service providers and network operators will begin sharing information on Internet attacks as members of a new group called the Fingerprint Sharing Alliance, according to a published statement from the new group.
aibohack of all places has come up with quite an interesting hack. turns out someone actually can make good use of the $100 zipit instant messaging device. Installing Linux.
In tax law, there is no clear, bright line that separates fun from profit, or a hobby from a business. But IRS instructions make it clear that all income - a category that includes bribes, gambling winnings, kickbacks and money made in illegal activities - can be taxed.
Purely objective information about security issues is becoming one of the scarcest commodities in the tech industry.
Cody Brocious is a 17-year old 11th grader from Chamberburg, Pa. likes using the Linux operating system more than he does Microsoft's Windows or Apple Computer's Mac OS. But Apple doesn't make software that would let Linux users like Brocious buy songs from the iTunes store, so he did what any 21st-century teen raised in the digital age would do--he and his friends wrote a program to do so themselves.
Silicon Graphics Inc. of Mountain View, which makes computers for the likes of scientists and graphic artists, is becoming an industry sponsor for the federation, an international research consortium with the mission of advancing open source software in the form of the Linux OS Intel Itanium 2 platform.
Corporations, government agencies and even consumers are tinkering with open-source software, which can be downloaded free from the Internet.
Michael Dell and Bill Gates. Which do you admire more? Inc. magazine asked that question of 100 people at a retreat held for entrepreneurs this month in Tucson, Ariz.
In anticipation of the April Gentoo Monthly Screenshots thread on my favorite forum, I've been working on beautifying my desktop for the last several days.
I've used KDE forever it seems, but this month I wanted to post something a little different. And in keeping with the spirit of the thread, I'm going to run fluxbox all April long and post my thoughts on using it here at tuxmachines at the end. Today I'd like to share of the things I've done so far to "purty it up".
Gentoo 2005.0 released
Gentoo Linux is proud to bring you the long awaited Gentoo Linux 2005.0 release!
This release has had a few setbacks including a complete security rebuild, but with the help of the many teams within the Gentoo developer community, we believe that this release will be one of the best that we have ever had.
On Feb. 24, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Craig Mundie sat in on a "big boys" conference call with the Federal Communications Commission. Others on the line were the chief executives of Time Warner Cable and Comcast and the chairman of the FCC.
Three weeks later, the FCC made a major decision regarding cable set-top boxes that favored Microsoft and the cable companies — and rejected months of lobbying by Intel and others in the computer and electronics industry.
A decade ago, Netscape and Microsoft fought the browser wars. Now it's Web War II as three well-known technology names -- Google, Yahoo and, again, Microsoft -- fight out the battle of the search engines.
The body that oversees how the net works, grows and evolves says it has coped well with its growth in the last 10 years, but it is just the start.
Over the past couple of years Jim van Os, a psychiatrist at the University of Maastricht who investigates the effect of marijuana on people's brains, and several others have been building the case that, for some teenagers, smoking cannabis leads to serious mental health problems in later life, including schizophrenia. Van Os claims that marijuana is responsible for up to 13 per cent of schizophrenia cases in the Netherlands. And with cannabis use among teenagers on the rise, the age at first use falling, and the strength of cannabis on the up, he says the figure can only increase.
SCEA downplays widespread reports of LCD screen problems, says warranty is still in effect and defective units can be exchanged.
Each year Austin, Texas hosts its annual SXSW (South by Southwest) Music Festival, drawing thousands of bands and music lovers from all over the world to come play, party and get their toke on. This year's line-up included both the well-known ganja-lovin' rockers from the 70s and 80s, as well as an onslaught of music that ought to be introduced to every stoner's collection.
Amazon.com Inc. has one potentially big advantage over its rival online retailers: It knows things about you that you may not know yourself.
Blockbuster said yesterday that it has dropped its $991 million offer to acquire rival video-rental chain Hollywood Entertainment, which officially expired Thursday at midnight.