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What's on Obama's iPod?

What's on Obama's iPod?

On 15 August I posted a piece about what's on Michael Phelps' iPod (spoiler: lots of hip hop). Over the weekend I came across a piece in thew September issue of Macworld magazine about What's on Obama's iPod.

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Where WiFi succeeds

Where WiFi succeeds

Wireless technology is transforming health care. It enables the true integration of voice and data, staff accessing both anywhere, and staff being accessible in turn.

September 2, 2008 by

NASA confirms infection, 'not the first time'

NASA confirms infection, 'not the first time'

As I noted a few days ago, the International Space Station has a virus, which NASA now confirms. From eFlux, a spokesperson explained:"This is not the first time we have had a worm or a virus," said NASA spokesman Kelly Humphries during a press conference.

September 2, 2008 by

Business meetings in Second Life

Joe Miller, VP of platforms and technology development at Linden Lab, explains how Second Life has become a competitor to Cisco’s Telepresence in conducting international meetings, group projects, and even recruiting and job training.

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Business meetings in Second Life

Joe Miller, VP of platforms and technology development at Linden Lab, explains how Second Life has become a competitor to Cisco’s Telepresence in conducting international meetings, group projects, and even recruiting and job training.

September 2, 2008

Find interesting Twitterers with Twintro

Find interesting Twitterers with Twintro

A new service launches today called Twintro, a Twitter bot that retweets one interesting person's updates each day.The idea is simple: find new and interesting people and decide if you want to follow them.

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Is Cuil killing the Internet?

Is Cuil killing the Internet?

While the world gets excited over Google's new open-source browser, Chrome, a new story is emerging about one of the Web's next-generation utilities: Cuil, the search engine heralded as a "Google killer," might just be taking out the entire Internet, one site at a time.

September 2, 2008 by

Microsoft downplays BitLocker password leakage

Microsoft downplays BitLocker password leakage

Microsoft is downplaying the severity of a password leakage issue in BitLocker, the full disk encryption feature built into Windows Vista, insisting that a real world attack scenario is "very unlikely."According to an advisory from iViZ, the password checking routine of Microsoft Bitlocker fails to sanitize the BIOS keyboard buffer after reading passwords, resulting in plain text password leakage to unprivileged local users.

September 2, 2008 by

HP experts portray IT transformation vision, explain new wave of virtualization products and services

HP experts portray IT transformation vision, explain new wave of virtualization products and services

A lot of customers look to virtualization to help reduce their cost and optimize how they manage the environment. Also, when you optimize the management of the environment, that can also help you accelerate business growth. In addition to cost reduction, customers are also beginning to see value in having more flexibility and agility to address the business demand.

September 2, 2008 by

Worldwide Growth among social networking sites in June 2008

Worldwide Growth among social networking sites in June 2008

Jun-2007Jun-2008% ChangeTotal Internet : Total Audience778,310860,51411%Social Networking464,437580,51025%FACEBOOK.COM52,167132,105153%MYSPACE.COM114,147117,5823%HI5.COM28,17456,367100%FRIENDSTER.COM24,67537,08050%Orkut24,12034,02841%BEBO.COM18,20024,01732%Skyrock Network17,63821,04119%Source: comScoreSHARETHIS.addEntry( { title: "Worldwide Growth among social networking sites in June 2008", url: "http://www.itfacts.biz/worldwide-growth-among-social-networking-sites-in-june-2008/11331" } );

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Social networking growth by worldwide region in June 2008

Social networking growth by worldwide region in June 2008

Jun-07Jun-08GrowthWorldwide464,437580,51025%Asia Pacific162,738200,55523%Europe122,527165,25635%North America120,848131,2559%Latin America40,09853,24833%Middle East - Africa18,22630,19766%Source: comScoreSHARETHIS.addEntry( { title: "Social networking growth by worldwide region in June 2008", url: "http://www.itfacts.biz/social-networking-growth-by-worldwide-region-in-june-2008/11330" } );

September 2, 2008 by

Code is law

Code is law

Carl Malamud has posted a whole bunch of state codes on PublicResource.org.

September 2, 2008 by

VMware ships patches for 'highly critical' server flaws

VMware ships patches for 'highly critical' server flaws

Virtualization specialist VMware has shipped a mega-patch to cover several "highly critical" vulnerabilities affecting its server and workstation product lines.In all, the patch batch addresses at least 16 documented vulnerabilities affecting the VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server and VMware ESX server.

September 2, 2008 by

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