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IBM Research may blaze path to instant movie downloads

IBM Research says it will demonstrate a new prototype optical transceiver chipset that "is fast enough to reduce the download time for a typical high definition feature-length film to a single second compared to 30 minutes or more over the best available connectivity today." That's saying something.

March 25, 2007 by


How journalism education should change

Print's dead; newspapers are toast; Dave Winer has some good suggestions to revamp journalism education and bloggers can't get enough of the San Francisco Chronicle's woes. It's a debate--as someone who could be considered professional trained journalist--that frankly tires me out.

March 25, 2007 by


An InfoCard selector for OS X and Linux

Dale Olds reports on his blog that Novell presented an Open Source Identity Selector (OSIS) on OS X and Linux that supports the same InfoCards as Windows CardSpace today at Brainshare. Pat Felsted has a screenshot of the OSIS.

March 23, 2007 by Phil Windley


SAP comments on Oracle suit (sort of)

Not a whole lot of chatter in SAP's response to Oracle's lawsuit. In a statement just released, SAP said:SAP will not comment other than to make it clear to our customers, prospects, investors, employees and partners that SAP will aggressively defend against the claims made by Oracle in the lawsuit.

March 23, 2007 by