Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
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This second quarter has been very exciting for me. The hits have continued to grow each month and we've had some great community contributions in the forms of articles and comments. Meanies still plague the site, but I've had a wonderful time reviewing distros and posting news links.
A California automobile club has fired 27 workers for posting messages on a popular social networking Web site.
Eilat Mazar uncovered a major public building from around the 10th century B.C., with pottery shards that date to the time of David and Solomon and a government seal of an official mentioned in the book of Jeremiah.
So far, he has had only one response, but he claims it paid off handsomely. An American took the bait and coughed up "fees" and "taxes" of more than $5,000, never to hear from Kele again.
More details are leaking out about the Debian Core Consortium, which will be announced at next week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
Microsoft's efforts to fight counterfeiting have hit another snag with the posting of a new method claimed to get around a Windows piracy check.
As online gaming becomes increasingly popular, real-world trading of virtual items used in these games has rocketed. Dan Simmons finds out what happens when fantasy gaming meets cold, hard cash.
Hewlett-Packard next week plans to release Linux versions of its Virus Throttler security technology and ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking Pack, the company confirmed Friday.
Sunbelt Software says a server it discovered during research work may be harvesting ID information using keylogging technology.
Beloved old technologies don't die. They go open source. For some reason the open source model has enabled dead and dying technologies to stay alive long after commercial interests left them to rot.
A group of developers say they are on target to produce a system of anonymous file sharing by the end of the year. The group has now announced it has a pre-alpha version ready to test although it warns that the software is not for the faint hearted.
We disassembled a hard drive to show you the main components you will find on a hard drive.
Aiming at India's volume PC market, two vendors this week launched entry-level products that run Linux and are priced at about US$230.
A Missouri man is the first to be indicted under a new federal law that prohibits people from secretly videotaping movies when they are shown in theaters.
An accountant who made some of the fraudulent entries in the books at WorldCom was sentenced Friday to five months in prison and five months of house arrest.