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Fly eating robot

British scientists are developing a robot that will generate its own power by eating flies.The idea is to produce electricity by catching flies and digesting them in special fuel cells that will break down sugar in the insects' skeletons and release electrons that will drive an electric current.

September 8, 2004 by ZDNet Editor

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Danger CEO talks big

Engadget features an interview with Danger CEO Hank Nothhaft. Despite the fact that I don't love the new BlackBerry, RIM is clearly the leader in this category and will continue to be successful with their hardware for the short term as the OEM strategy evolves and competition with Good Technology forces both companies to make better products.

September 8, 2004 by ZDNet Editor

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Intel Developer Forum roundup

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco yesterday, Intel President Paul Otellini provided further details of the chip giant's plans to bring multicore processors to servers and desktop PCs, starting with a dual-core server chip in the second half of next year. With rival AMD planning to release dual-core versions of its Opteron server processor by the middle of next year, software companies are struggling with the licensing ramifications of multicore processors.

September 7, 2004 by ZDNet

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"NX" by any other name is, well, NX

In my last blog entry regarding Red Hat's introduction of both software- and hardware-enforced no-execute (NX) technology into Red Hat Enterprise Linux (same as SP2, by way of update), I neglected to use Red Hat's official terminology for the feature.

September 7, 2004 by David Berlind

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