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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.
New technology could increase rather than solve the problem of identity theft and fraud, a British criminologist warned today.
Nigel Page has clarified some of the system requirements for the upcoming M$ Windows Vista, such as a 256 megabyte or better display card will be ideal, 1 gig of memory would be best or twice that for 64-bit.
Rajesh Setty's business model sounds like something from an entrepreneur who doesn't know what's not possible because it is based on selling a product that is free -- open source software.
A number of wireless carriers said this weekend they are starting to restore service in the New Orleans area in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, in some cases with generators on the roofs of hotels.
AN AMD supported site that is where people port GNU/Linux to its X86-64 architecture appears to have suffered something of a SNAFU.
Even as millions of dollars worth of Office business hangs in the balance, Microsoft says it will not support the OpenDocument format likely to be adopted by the state of Massachusetts this month as its standard XML format.
With its Issue #6, TUX Magazine published the winners of its first annual Readers' Choice Awards, placing KDE in the first place in the "Favorite Desktop Environment" category and digiKam first in the "Favorite Digital Photo Management Tool".
In this case, it isn't Big Brother who's watching -- it's Big Mother (or Father). Increasingly, parents are using high-tech methods to track everything from where their children are and how far they are driving to what they buy, what they eat and whether they've shown up for class.
I told fairgoers who are ready to buy a new computer to switch to an Apple Macintosh. Apple's computers are based on Unix, a safer operating system than Windows, and they are unaffected by Windows viruses, spyware and zombieware.
Today, job hunters can count on being Googled. Three out of four recruiters do Internet research on candidates, and about 43 percent of people who answered a dating-service survey said they type their date's name into the Google search engine before they go out.
What it proposes to do is to regulate the behaviour of computer users who are resident in the UK by making it an offence to access or download certain kinds of online material.
Playing violent computer games for up to eight hours a week has many benefits for young people.
Fifty years ago this weekend, silicon began its journey to the region that would one day be dubbed ``Silicon Valley'' in its honor.