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Story Supporting Linux in the Microsoft Enterprise srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 5:03pm
Story Does Uptime still matter? srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 5:00pm
Story Is Linux ready to go to FAT camp? srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 4:56pm
Story Microsoft cries netbook victory against Linux srlinuxx 1 07/04/2009 - 4:00pm
Story Intel Core i7 On Linux srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 12:46pm
Story The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 8.10 [ISPConfig 3] falko 07/04/2009 - 11:02am
Story Some not so wobbly news from wobblyland srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 10:45am
Story GPL's cloudy future srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 10:41am
Story Are Linux netbooks really returned more often than Windows models? srlinuxx 1 07/04/2009 - 8:37am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 7:54am

Unsung heroes

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Misc

Bill Gates, the web's Tim Berners-Lee and Linux developer Linus Torvalds are among the stars of today's IT industry but they stand on the shoulders of the many visionaries, inventors and entrepreneurs who gave birth to the modern computing business.

The Xbox 360 and the PS3: late bloomers or complete failures?

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Gaming

The most ironic bit of it all is that according to developers, if either manufacturer had decided to use an Athlon 64 or a Pentium D in their next-gen console, they would be significantly ahead of the competition in terms of CPU performance.

Learn PHP - Getting dynamic

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Software

The whole point of coding in PHP instead of just using HTML files is to make everything dynamic. You want the pages to make themselves, so you can spend more time counting your loot. The ideal way to get content onto your pages is from a database. First of all, databases are, as the name suggests, great places to store data. Secondly, clients pay more if you use the words "database" and "dynamic" in the quote and invoice.

Heat up the asphalt with 'Juiced'

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Reviews
Gaming

THQ's new racing title makes flying around a corner at top speeds pretty fun stuff. Steer your custom vehicle all the way to the top of the standings. Fans of the Gran Turismo series and Need for Speed will enjoy this game.

Dell begins shipping newest Red Hat Linux

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Linux

Dell has begun shipping Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, the computer maker said in its Linux blog.

Did Intel Kill Opteron?

AMD's antitrust lawsuit against Intel, which alleges bullying behavior on a massive scale, offers one explanation as to why one of AMD's hottest chips never caught on.

Google sued over 'click fraud' in Web ads

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Legal

A seller of online marketing tools said on Wednesday it sued Google Inc., charging that the Web search giant has failed to protect users of its advertising program from "click fraud," costing them at least $5 million.

AMD vs. Intel Leaves Apple Untouched

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Hardware

Martin Reynolds, an analyst at Gartner Inc., said "it does raise the question of why Apple selected Intel over AMD. It isn't too presumptuous to assume that Apple made the decision based on the facts that AMD and Intel offered."

'Destroy All Humans!' Is Campy Fun

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Reviews
Gaming

What would an advanced, space-faring civilization possibly need from creatures who think sliced bread is a marvel?

Antispam proposals advance

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Security

An Internet standards group approved two "experimental" antispam proposals, sidestepping a controversy dividing Microsoft and its e-mail competitors.

Three Sentenced in eBay Fencing Scam

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Security

Two men and one woman were sentenced to prison terms Tuesday after pleading guilty to defrauding home improvement giants The Home Depot Inc. and Lowe's Companies Inc. of more than $200,000 by selling improperly obtained store cards and merchandise on eBay.

Web Content by and for the Masses

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Web

The Internet is morphing yet again. A remarkable array of software systems makes it simple to share anything instantly, and sometimes enhance it along the way. Inexpensive to create and worldwide in reach, the new Internet services are having an impact far beyond the file sharing at issue in the Supreme Court's decision on Monday, which focused on copyright violations using peer-to-peer software.

Payne Heading to Film

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Movies
Gaming

Twentieth Century Fox has confirmed that the film adaptation of Max Payne has already began production.

Norwegian Hacker Cracks Google Software

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Software

The Norwegian who became a hacker hero for developing software to unlock copy-protection codes on DVD movies said he needed only one day to crack Google Inc.'s new video viewer.

SCO Unveils Latest Product Upgrade: IBM Lawsuit 4.0

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Humor

The SCO Group, everybody's favorite lawsuit-factory-disguised-as-a-software-vendor, today unveiled version 4.0 of its flagship litigation product, SCO v. IBM.

M$ blocks right clicking on MSN for Mozilla browsers

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Microsoft

In what appears to be another attempt to dissuade users from using non IE browsers, Microsoft has blocked the right clicking of links on the MSN web site when using the Mozilla Firefox web browser.

Ultra-high speed network bows in Florida

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Sci/Tech

The Florida LambdaRail Network -- the next-generation Internet with 100 times the capacity of the previous system -- has gone live at 10 Florida universities, moving information at 10 gigabits per second.

Financial firms hit by internal attacks

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Security

Financial services firms are facing more internal security breaches than external hacking and virus attacks, according to consultancy firm Deloitte.

Sun cools down Linux desktop plan

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Linux

Sun Microsystems is stepping away from an effort to sell the Linux operating system for desktop computers, the server and software company's top software executive said Tuesday.

50 Coolest Websites 2005

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Web

How do we come up with our 50 best? Short answer: we take your suggestions, probe friends and colleagues about their favorite online haunts and then surf like mad. This year's finalists are a mix of newcomers, new discoveries and veterans that have learned some new tricks.

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