Larry Dignan

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Latest Posts

Technology finally turns fantasy into reality

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk has found the perfect mashing of technology, fantasy and reality to fulfill his dream of owning a sports franchise.There are probably enough readers of this site who, bored with their jobs, their sniveling, ignorant bosses and the fact that none of their co-workers find them beautiful, use their laptops to fulfill certain fantasies.

November 19, 2007 by Dan Farber


AMD lets Spider platform out for holiday season

With a fresh cash infusion of between $550 million and $700 million from Abu Dhabi's Mubdala Development, AMD is rolling out its “Spider Platform," which includes the new Phenom processors (desktop versions of the quad-core Barcelona), HD3800 series graphics (rolled out last week) and the new 790 chip set.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Paglo debuts IT search engine as a service

Paglo is taking the wraps off of what it claims is the first search engine for IT. The Paglo Crawler continuously indexes corporate networks to discover devices, networks and other IT assets as basis for search queries.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Chip bugs can lead to major security disasters

Adi Shamir, professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and "S" in RSA, sent out a warning about a hypothetical scenario in which bugs in widely used processors could be exploited undetected by "sophisticated" intelligence agencies and lead to major security disasters.These bugs chips, which are becoming increasingly complex, would make RSA's public key encryption scheme vulnerable.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber