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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Under a new "anti-online game addiction system", players who have played more than five hours, will be told every 15 minutes: "...please go offline immediately to rest."
Many in Silicon Valley are skittish about Google's size and power, and fret that its strengths are transforming it into a threat.
The analyst firm said today that it believes the impact of multicore on the IT infrastructure will accelerate with each generation of multicore processors.
A film version of popular video game Halo is being made by two Hollywood studios, its developers have confirmed.
In the past, hackers and writers of malicious software (aka malware) were seeking attention and notoriety. Creators of viruses and worms were looking for bragging rights. Now they're after money.
On average, enterprise PCs have 27 pieces of spyware on their hard drives, a 19 percent increase in the last quarter alone, while a whopping 80 percent of corporate computers host at least one instance of unwanted software, whether that's adware, spyware, or a Trojan horse.
Japan's Hitachi Ltd. on Wednesday unveiled the world's first hard disk drive/DVD recorder that can store one terabyte of data, or enough to record about 128 hours of high-definition digital broadcasting.
THE SOFTWARE equivalent to Wal Mart is engaged in negotiations with the Open Source Development Labs in a bid to resolve the issue about which OS is the cheapest to run.
The goals of the OSI's license proliferation committee were thrown into question when the creator of the organization's manifesto was recently denied entrance.
What do Microsoft's offer to do a joint, independent research project to analyze the benefits of Linux versus Windows, Miro fighting with Mambo's developers over Mambo management and Sun's Common Development and Distribution License all have in common? They're all about control.
Instead of the traditional car analogy, how about a restaurant analogy?
At one end, you have yourself, cook them yourself. At the other end, you have the five-star restaurant. Everything is handled for you, for a price. But what about the middle?
There are a few new screenshots of UT2007 here.
To quote DistroWatch, "Freespire is a new Linux distribution, a free edition of Linspire with all proprietary components and trademarks removed. The distribution comes with a free repository of over 1,500 packages available via apt-get and Synaptic. This initial release functions as a live CD only and serves as a proof of concept." Here is a quick rundown of the Freespire linux livecd.