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French law affects copyright, DRM, Apple Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 03 2006 @ 02:10 PM EDT
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With a show of hands, French lawmakers approved a new copyright law on Friday, in a move that could have profound consequences for online music stores, open-source programmers, desktop Linux users and P-to-P (peer-to-peer) file sharers.

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US to spend millions on ultrafast supercomputers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 28 2006 @ 04:49 PM EDT
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The US government is planning to spend hundreds of millions of dollars over the next several years to develop huge supercomputers with power beyond anything available today. The aim is to address the most challenging problems facing science, as well national security and industry.

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ZFS: Ten reasons to reformat your hard drives Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 22 2006 @ 02:32 PM EDT
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The much anticipated release of the new ZFS filesystem in Solaris 10 will revolutionize the way system administrators (and executives) think about and work with filesystems.

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Former 'Get the Facts' leader leaves Microsoft Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 21 2006 @ 02:27 PM EDT
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Martin Taylor, best known for his role in leading Microsoft's anti-Linux "Get the Facts" campaign, has abruptly left the company, Microsoft confirmed on Tuesday.

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Sun 'Streamlining' Leaves Users to Wonder Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 19 2006 @ 02:59 PM EDT
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Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz told financial analysts that Sun will focus on network computing and cited several technologies "that represent the future of such system innovation." His list included the UltraSparc eight-core Niagara servers, some new StorageTek storage tape drives and "Thumper," a soon-to-be released Opteron-based product that combines servers with storage.

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OpenSolaris one year on: Success or failure? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 13 2006 @ 02:14 PM EDT
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In June 2005, Sun Microsystems released core elements of its flagship Solaris operating system as open source software, making public more than five million lines of code. The announcement sparked intense interest among developers. But, one year on, are the structures governing the OpenSolaris project fully in place and has the community embraced the offering?

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Google CEO reiterates concerns over IE7 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 01 2006 @ 05:38 PM EDT
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The next release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer continues to concern Google, which nonetheless has no plans to develop a competing browser, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said Wednesday.

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My hardware toolbag Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 31 2006 @ 01:15 PM EDT
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You don't need to be a super-geek to start diagnosing hardware problems. Diagnostics is an art. Specifically, it's the art of determining the source of a problem and troubleshooting a solution. No matter how good you are at diagnostics, the right tools in your hardware bag can make you better.

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DefectiveByDesign Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 24 2006 @ 01:19 PM EDT
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DefectiveByDesign.org is a broad-based, anti-DRM campaign that is targeting Big Media, unhelpful manufacturers and DRM distributors. It aims to make all manufacturers wary about bringing their DRM-enabled products to market. The campaign aims to identify “defective” products for the consumer. Users are being asked to stand up in defense of their existing freedoms.

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Lucent sues Microsoft over Xbox patent Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 05 2006 @ 01:45 PM EDT
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Lucent Technologies has filed suit against Microsoft for patent infringement over technology used in its Xbox 360 game console.

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