Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I have been using Foresight Linux 0.8 for the last few days. Foresight is relatively new Linux distribution which tries to incorporate the latest technologies, such as Beagle, F-Spot, Howl and Hal. However, the most revolutionary feature of Foresight is Conary, the package manager.
A team of British game makers, who lost their jobs just over six months ago, has landed a major deal with one of the biggest names in entertainment.
Q: What's happened to common courtesy? I'm a marketing consultant, and I've noticed increasing numbers of people don't return phone calls, expect my time for free and don't even show up for scheduled meetings. How do I handle such common rudeness?
Pirates peddling bootlegged copies of the just-released Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith will be tracked down and caught, Hollywood's chief lobbyist warned.
IBM has developed a revolutionary "Cell" processor in a joint venture with Sony and Toshiba. It has nine "brains," seven more than the dual-core processors being released by Intel and AMD, and will be featured in the PlayStation 3.
The product placement - benign, interactive and sometimes aggressive - belongs to a growing push by advertisers to reach big-spending males from 18 to 34 who log long hours playing video games.
What I remember most about the Microsoft antitrust trial that I covered for Fortune magazine was how momentous it felt - surely, the antitrust trial of the century. The rest of Washington was obsessed with Monica Lewinsky. Not us. We pored through e-mail messages suggesting that Microsoft had wanted to "cut off Netscape's air supply"- Microsoft's efforts to crush Netscape was at the heart of the case - and wondered if U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson would have the nerve to break the giant in half.
Quake 4 Preview
This is no Doom III. There's no brooding tension. It immediately struck us as a brutal fusion of linear Call Of Duty wargame intensity set against the frenzied brown-tinged Quake backdrop that we all know and love. Now you actually have a name - Matthew Kane. All members of your squad have a personality as well," he adds. Quake. Fleshed out. Up to date. Brutal.
The $1.45 billion judgment against Morgan Stanley for deceiving billionaire Ronald Perelman over a business deal has a lesson all companies should learn--keeping e-mails is now a must, experts say.
The National Weather Service web site, run by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, provides a wealth of weather, hydrological, and climatological data that has, historically, been freely available in many forms to anyone who wants to go through it. Senator Santorum, for reasons probably best attributed to his campaign contributors, apparently wants to end all that in favor of creating what looks to me like a government-sponsored monopoly for companies like Accuweather and The Weather Channel.
Crucial came forward to offer this portion of that market offering the ATi Radeon X850 XT 256MB card following the reference design, which currently is one of the fastest cards on the planet. Let us see what this card is made of and what it can offer the hardcore enthusiast.
power over ethernet lets you add a dc voltage source to the unused pairs in your ethernet cable. this power can be used to power devices that are poe compatible by just plugging the cable into them.
There are a lot of reasons some people will hate this, on principle. It is an invasion of privacy, a sneaky way to sell you something, proof that no matter how hip a company may seem, when they get a little success, they start acting like Big Brother. Or Darth Vader.
Software piracy should be part of the cybercrime agenda, but given a low priority. The millions the DrinkorDie case cost could have been spent investigating more serious crimes and extending the training of police and prosecutors.