update Enterprise storage maker selects Singapore as the location for a new research facility which will focus on next-generation digital storage technology, among other things.
House votes for a supposed "antispyware" bill that opponents say will imperil legitimate Web sites too.
Frank Hayes makes a strong case for smaller, more transparent IT projects. He says that smaller projects (nibbles) are more manageable and controllable than the larger big-bang projects (bites) that we’ve all come to know and love (and also hate).
Google launched a Google Calendar Gallery that helps you find calendars you may be interested in. This new tool does it by grouping calendars together into browsable categories.
Eager fans are expected to line up outside stores when the new music-playing device hits store shelves June 29.
One of the weak points of the new HTC Touch is the lack of a good text entry system. There is a large option for the integrated keyboard, but even that is too small for using your finger and requires stylus input. I quickly loaded a couple of 3rd party applications, one that I have seen before and the other that I have used for years. They both work with your fingers and thumbs and are good alternatives for the HTC Touch. Check out the 2 minute video of Spb Full Screen Keyboard and MessagEase in action on the HTC Touch.
In an unusual effort to publicize human-rights violations, Amnesty International is launching a new website that uses high-resolution satellite cameras to post images of threatened villages in the Darfur region of Sudanreports the Associated Press."We're hoping that by shining a light that we will deter the abuse from ever happening," said Ariela Blatter, director of the Crisis Prevention and Response Center for Amnesty International USA.
I've been out of the loop today, shooting the third Dialogue Box show with Charles. If you've been along for the ride of the first two, then good onya: we're feeling our way like explorers hacking our way through uncharted jungle, even if it means slapping away the mosquitoes and burning off the leeches.
Just how far can a court go in punishing child sex offenders? A US District Court in Pennsylvania had dealt with Daniel Voelke - a 35-year-old Pennsylvania resident who was charged with possessing child and sexual exploitation of a minor after briefly exposing the naked rear end of his 3-year-old daughter over a webcam - by sentencing him to 6 years in prison.
No matter how you feel about the One Laptop Per Child project, there is no doubt that it is influencing computing, especially mobile computing, in a number of important ways. Intel has already announced a competing product aimed at emerging markets (much to Nicholas Negroponte's chagrin) and today, ASUS announced a laptop to be sold worldwide for $189.
Aiming for versatility, the Sun Blade 6000 Modular System features three new blade servers plus a smaller blade-server chassis.Video: Sun and Apple sharing filesVideo: Sun says its blades are sharper
Joe St Sauver is the manager of Internet2 Security Programs. Internet2 is the consortium that explores advanced Internet topics.
Siding with the the Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture Association of America, politicians are putting pressure on universities to do more to prevent students from illegally downloading music and other copyrighted files on campus networks, reports CNET News.
A lawsuit over virtual property is being played out in a very real courtroom as a Pennsylvania judge has denied two motions by Linden Labs, creators of Second Life, to allow them to shut down an attorney's account, reports Ars Technica.Pennsylvania attorney Marc Bragg says his Second Life property is worth thousands of dollars and has accused Linden Labs and CEO Philip Rosedale of wrongfully seizing his virtual land by shutting down his account.
John Fowler, Sun's executive vice president of systems, discusses the energy efficiency of its new blade servers. CEO Jonathan Schwartz says plastic is no longer used in the blades and frames. Both spoke at a Sun presentation Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
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