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How do we prepare kids for Obama's "Green Jobs"?

How do we prepare kids for Obama's "Green Jobs"?

Earth Day may be drawing to a close (or already over for most of the world), but ideally we should really be talking about Earth Lifetimes or Earth Millennia. Earth Day has always bothered me because one day of focusing on our environment will hardly "save the planet.

April 22, 2009 by in CXO

McAfee sees shared intelligence as part of enhanced security

McAfee sees shared intelligence as part of enhanced security

If we really want to tackle security issues, we need to rethink how we analyze the attacks and how we deal with the open holes that make us vulnerable.At the RSA Conference in San Francisco today, McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt told the audience that it's time for to quit looking at threats - and treating them - in silos.

April 22, 2009 by in Storage

Open source NFS client on tap for Windows?

Open source NFS client on tap for Windows?

Microsoft has sponsored research at the University of Michigan to develop an open source Network File System client for Windows.Michigan's Center for Information Technology Integration also developed the open source Linux-based reference implementation of NFSv4 that is currently included in all Linux distributions, Microsoft said.

April 22, 2009 by in Linux

Oracle changes tech landscape with Sun acquisition

Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.

April 22, 2009 by in Oracle

Distance Lab seeking couples to test drive 'intimacy' device

Distance Lab seeking couples to test drive 'intimacy' device

Cheap air travel and the Web undermine the impact of distance, but geographically separated couples could use a better alternative than technologies like text, email, and video chat when physical intimacy is not an option.Enter Mutsugoto, a device designed to communicate intimacy by allowing for couples, who are separated by distance, to draw in light on each other's bodies or beds.

April 22, 2009 by in Mobility

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