Bruce Schneier's blog points to a user authentication technology that uses individual typing characteristics for identity verification. Similar to the way some detections systems claim to identify a person by their gait, PSYLock does psychometrical authentication based on the notion that typing behaviour of individuals has unique features that cannot be copied.
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Calling it thin client does not do it justice, call it uber-client.
The Windows vs. Linux debate comes down to three factors: Expertise, expertise, expertise. Sooner or later, someone will displace Microsoft.
The real race between Microsoft and Google may boil down to which can truly change itself best and fastest.
At a hearing yesterday in room 437 of the venerable State House in Boston, Mass., a Commonwealth Senate oversight committee chaired by Senator Marc R.
Sorry for the delay. The Wi-Fi cut out during the event, which wasn’t good for blogging or the product demos.
Gates showed off two new cloud-based part of its overall architecture: Windows Live and Office Live.
A decade or so ago, I was excited about Java. The promise of Java as a language was that it would make applets, servlets, and other Internet programming tasks easier.
In opening the event today, Bill Gates said that every five years Microsoft looks at its strategy and makes big bets--1990 was Windows, the Web in 1995 and Web Services .Net in 2000.
Responding to Ross Mayfield's post on Microsoft's challenges in pivoting into services world inhabited by Google and others (Microsoft's announcements on the subject coming later this morning), Microsoft alpha blogger Robert Scoble offers 12 reasons--such as start up costs, performance per dollar, no lock in, more scalable, more security, easier to customize--why Web 2.0 entrepreneurs say that they don't want to work with Microsoft software.