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NVIDIA DECIDED to cancel its upcoming G70 Ultra card, a real shocker. However, there is good business sense behind that hard decision.
Any appeal by key players associated with the Kazaa file-sharing software will only be heard in February or March next year.
Epic and Midway attended last month's GC 2005, an industry trade show held in Leipzig, Germany, to show Unreal Tournament 2007, the next title in the semi-annual multiplayer FPS series.
Was reading "Software Development" magazine, September 2005 issue the other day. The cover had a nice headline: REVIEWED: 350 Flavors of Linux P.27. Cool idea! But the whole issue is only 64 pages long - how much depth will there be? hahaha! Well, let me offer a detailed review of their 'review'.
New observations by the international Cassini spacecraft reveal that Saturn's trademark shimmering rings, which have dazzled astronomers since Galileo's time, have dramatically changed over the past 25 years.
A clear trend is steadily emerging: companies with Open Source offerings are gradually starting to charge for software.
In continuing with my Linux From Scratch series with Part 3, I present my adventures in setting up a more productive desktop system. Up until this point I have concentrated on just getting the basic underlying system in place and later installing X and a window manager. Today we strike out on our own some as we venture out of the docbook to go beyond Beyond Linux from Scratch.
In a clear sign the digital music revolution is here to stay, Britain's major music retailers are going head-to-head for a slice of the burgeoning - and potentially very lucrative - Internet downloading market.
A vulnerability has been reported in kcheckpass, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. Patch available.
An Australian court has ruled that the popular file-swapping program Kazaa urged its users to breach copyright.
"Unless we resort to open-source operating systems, we might be subjected to the dominance of a certain system like Windows series of Microsoft. That is the reason why we seek Linux."
It's not often that I see something and instantly dismiss it as balderdash, but that was my reaction this morning when my inbox contained, among other things, links to this Chinese site (caution: not necessarily work safe) claiming to have seen the Google OS. In fact, there's even screenies.
Software testing is a discipline in the quality assurance process of software. To me, the Linux operating system is a test tool in itself with remarkable functionality and the availability of many tools for Linux.
Ten years ago, Jon von Tetzchner and Geir Ivarsoy were researchers at Norway's largest telecom when management shut down their project.
A number of local companies have embraced open source for their business-critical applications, much earlier than others, and are now seeing the benefits of their decision.