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Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 3:53am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 3:45am
Story Silverlight Pseudo Terminals and Terminal Emulators? srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 2:02am
Story Welcome to the low-cost world of open source srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 2:00am
Story OCZ Neutrino DIY Netbook 10" srlinuxx 1 21/04/2009 - 12:26am
Story Google Sees Strong Year For Android srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 12:08am
Story RightScale + Ubuntu + Eucalyptus = cloud in a box srlinuxx 21/04/2009 - 12:01am
Story Can Linux win netbooks back? srlinuxx 20/04/2009 - 9:48pm
Story OpenOffice.org Opens up for Business srlinuxx 20/04/2009 - 9:47pm
Story Palm's webOS Is The Bomb srlinuxx 20/04/2009 - 9:45pm

Corporate contradictions, SCO OpenServer full of Open Source

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OSS

The SCO group that has spent much of it’s time and money recently in a fight to extort billions of dollars from IBM for alleged intellectual property infringements with regards to Linux, has filled their latest server release (OpenServer 6) with all manner of Open Source/GPL products.

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New NVIDIA Linux Display Driver

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Software

Version: 1.0-7667

Operating Systems: Linux IA32, AMD64/EMT64T, FreeBSD x86, Solaris x64/x86

Release Date: June 22, 2005

Study: Too few women in IT

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Misc

Women and some racial minorities are "significantly underrepresented" in the U.S. technology industry, according to a new study from the industry's trade group.

Dell's N.C. plant the target of a lawsuit

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Legal

The controversy over Dell's new manufacturing plant in Winston-Salem, N.C., is heating up.

A first look at Apple's Intel Mac (with pix)

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Mac

Apple's Intel-based Mac development kits have started trickling into developer's hands featuring 3.6GHz Pentium 4 processors with 2MB of L2 cache operating on an 800MHz bus with 1GB of RAM.

NVIDIA launches GeForce 7800 GTX - reviews are rolling in

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Hardware

Like we already reported weeks ago NVIDIA today launched the GeForce 7800 GTX (G70). The GeForce 7800 GTX is made on a 110nm process and uses 303 million transistors. The graphics core runs at 430MHz and has 24 pixel pipelines and 8 vertex shaders.

Pop-up vulnerability found in major browsers

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Security

Several popular Web browsers contain a vulnerability that could be used by cybercriminals to steal personal data, security company Secunia has warned.

eBay Turns to Open-Source Developers

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OSS

Online marketplace eBay Inc. is wooing open-source developers by launching a community Web site for sharing source code to tools and applications tied to the online marketplace.

Taiwan Teen Killed Over Online Game Dispute

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Gaming

The killing of a Taiwanese teenager in a brutal knife attack at an Internet cafe over a dispute involving the Blade&Sword Online computer game has raised concerns over violence on the normally tranquil Pacific island.

M$ closes Sybari acquistion - and its Unix/Linux lines

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Microsoft

Microsoft has completed its acquisition of anti-virus company Sybari Software and announced the end of the company's Unix and Linux versions. Microsoft does plans to continue to support Sybari’s Antigen for Lotus Notes on the Windows platform, but will not sell Antigen versions for Unix and Linux.

M$ remains unrepentant, says antitrust judge

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Microsoft

"Nothing has changed, to my observation, in the five years that have elapsed since my decision," said Thomas Penfield Jackson, who retired last year as a federal judge. He said the settlement of the government's case hasn't diminished Microsoft's power in the marketplace or changed its business strategy of trying to expand its monopoly.

M$ dodges abuse reports

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Microsoft

Microsoft has stopped accepting mail at its abuse@ email address, in violation of one of the fundamental standards which applies to the internet.

`Frankly, my dear` is top movie quote

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Movies

"Frankly my dear, I don`t give a damn" was named the top movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute Tuesday.

Chaintech Launches First 7800GTX Card

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Hardware

Wow, Chaintech was quick off the mark today, announcing its own version of nVidia’s next generation GeForce 7800GTX GPU.

BitTorrent Creator Dismisses M$ P2P Project

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Microsoft
Software

Yesterday, BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen called Microsoft Research's attempt to create its own version of the person-to-person application "vaporware" and "complete garbage."

Boy hailed for air safety gadget

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Sci/Tech

A 12-year-old Scots schoolboy has been praised by airport bosses after inventing a gadget which could help prevent plane crashes by warning pilots of dangerous material lying on runways before they prepare to land. It wouldn't take a great deal of investment to install this in airports - Daryn's model was made for around £100.

Microchip Pioneer Kilby Dies

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Obits

Nobel prize winner, co-inventor of integrated chips that ushered in digital age of personal computers, cell phones and Internet, succumbs to cancer Monday at age 81.

Rodents May Be Partly to Blame for Outage

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Sci/Tech

New Zealand's largest telecommunications provider was checking Tuesday whether rats gnawing a cable were partly to blame for an outage that disrupted mobile phone and Internet services and shut down the country's Stock Exchange on Monday.

ABIT Factory Tour

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Hardware

Join hardwaresecrets.com as they tour the Abit factory in SuZhou, China. From R&D, passed the assembly line, programming, and burn-in to rigorous testing, one can get some wonderful insight to the process of motherboard manufacturing.

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