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Kernel Development Continues Despite In-fighting

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Linux

Speaking at Linux Australia's annual Linux conferernce, Linux.conf.au, in Canberra last week, Colorado-based Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet outlines some new, if controversial, kernel features.

Asus Extreme N6600GT TOP Limited Edition Video Card

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Hardware
Reviews

With every new generation of video cards come many iterations of the new technology. With nVidia's introduction of the 6 series of GPUs, there have come multiple cards based on similar families of GPUs. Most notably the 6800 family brought to the table the 6800, 6800GT and 6800 Ultra. Likewise with the midrange 6 series card(s) I'll be looking at today, the Asus Extreme N6600GT/TOP/TD.

AMD to consider building chipsets

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Hardware

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. may get into the business of manufacturing chipsets after it opens a new chip factory in 2006, company Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz said in an interview Monday.

Commercial Open Source?

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OSS

Can an open source project get acquired? One just did...

Latest Secunia Security Advisories

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Security
  • Gentoo update for kdewebdev, kdelibs, and realplayer/helixplayer

  • Red Hat update for kernel

  • FreeBSD update for cvs

Open Source Makes School Breakthrough

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OSS

Forthcoming government report to pave way for greater OSS use in UK schools.

Online tabloid gets out the BIG NEWS

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Web

"CHILI-FINGER CHICK IN THE CLINK." There are subtler ways to describe the arrest of the woman who claims she found a finger in a serving of Wendy's chili.

But Sploid.com prefers screaming headlines and news roundups that mix the big stories of the day with ones the editors find amusing.

E-crime investigations hit by specialists doing 'dog work'

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Web

Computer crime investigations are suffering because the UK's highly trained police specialists are being forced to waste time on basic tasks such as copying hard discs, a senior security consultant has revealed.

Slain Marine's e-mail raises legal issues

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Web

Yahoo Inc. may have resolved its dispute with a family over accessing the e-mail account of a Marine killed in Iraq, but legal experts say such conflicts are bound to be more common as e-mail becomes a crucial component of our lives.

Andrew Tridgell Finally Breaks Silence on Bout with Torvalds

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Linux

Mr Tridgell used his keynote speech at the Linux.conf.au in Canberra to make his first public comment on the dispute. He described much of the commentary on it as "trivial and crazy". But he showed no signs of backing down.

Google readies banner offerings

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Web

Google is taking a big step toward becoming an online banner-advertising network as the market for brand ads heats up.

Web server attacks 'growing fast'

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Security

More than 2,500 web servers every day are being hacked, reveals a report. Numbers grew by 36% during 2004 when almost 400,000 incidents were recorded.

New computer chip could cause software price problems

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Hardware

A promising new kind of computer chip can have an unexpected side effect: forcing companies to pay more for software.

Movie Review: The Interpreter

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Movies
Reviews
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Starring the impeccably talented Nicole Kidman and seasoned veteran Sean Penn, The Interpreter was a riveting political thriller chocked full of suspense and intrigue with a layer of melancholy on top. Just when you think you have the plot figured out, it twists and then twists again until the unexpected climax.

Moore's Law: Friend or Foe to Consumers?

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Misc

A fresh perspective of the consequences of Moore's law as seen developers on the everyday consumer. As more computing power becomes available and developers take advantage, system boot time increase, office application launch increases, and web page loading increases. How will the home user and smb on dialup and lower bandwidth broadband cope? Will developers care?

US law firm hunts down man for email trespassing

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Legal

A San Francisco legal firm is using the power of the law to chase down someone for sending in a solitary email - on the pretext that it is trespassing on their systems.

The Blind Struggle As Gadgets Proliferate

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Misc

As technology has evolved, it's become lighter, smaller and more portable. For most people, that makes it more convenient. For millions of blind and vision-impaired people, it's anything but.

Jay Leventhal, who is blind, states, "Blind people need a way to communicate with the machines that surround them, from automated tellers to ticketing machines at train stations and airports."

Congress to impose 5 years for passing a joint

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Legal

Passing a joint to someone who used to be in drug treatment will land you in federal prison for a minimum of five years.

Something Rotten in the State of Denmark

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Microsoft

In January this year the Department of Environment suddenly declared that it had chosen to carry on with Microsoft’s Office Suite, in spite of recommendations to move to open source. In other words : if the citizens want to communicate flawlessly with the government they’ll have to license a copy of that suite from Microsoft. Pay or shut up. Maybe that’s no coincidence. Just prior to the decision on software patents, Mr. Bill Gates paid a “friendly” visit to the Danish Prime Minister, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen. According to the Danish financial newspaper “Borsen” Mr. Gates made it very clear to Mr. Rasmussen, that if Denmark rejected the Directive Microsoft would have to move its Navision branch to the US.

THE DARTH SIDE: MEMOIRS OF A MONSTER

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Web

Yes, even the dark lord of the Empire has a blog now, and it turns out he's a sensitive soul who, like anybody, has to put up with foolish underlings and cybernetic body malfunctions.

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