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Latest Posts

XML: Too much of a good thing?

From cave maps to meat cuts, it's hard to find an industry or interest that isn't taking advantage of the fast-growing standard for Web services and data exchange. In the six years since the main XML specification was first published, it's spawned hundreds of schemas, benefiting everyone from butchers to bulldozer operators wishing to easily exchange information electronically.

September 6, 2004 by ZDNet


Grid futures

This week, UK particle physicists will demonstrate the world's largest, working computing grid. With over 6,000 computers at 78 sites internationally, the Large Hadron Collider Computing Grid (LCG) is the first permanent, worldwide grid for science experimentation.

September 5, 2004 by ZDNet


The fox in the henhouse

Robert Vamosi has the scoop on a joint study by the United States Secret Service and the Carnegie-Mellon Software Engineering Institute (CERT) on computer crime called "Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity in the Banking and Finance Sector.

September 3, 2004 by ZDNet