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For those long on funds and short on ideas, this article introduces some interesting possibilities to forward on the the powers that be. In addition to servers, storage, recovery, monitoring, and security devices, as well as power quality management gear can simplify data center issues.
Virtualization technology has begun its arrival on the desktop. Intel Corp. on Monday began offering desktop PC processors with virtualization, a technology that can partition a computer to run multiple different types of software simultaneously.
Today is a good day. The maybe best, maybe most free, and pretty sure most modular Linux distribution for our favourite routers was just upgraded.
Despite the addition of new features, "Firefox has not fattened up with its success; it's still lean, mean, fast, and clean. The core application itself is less than 5MB
Industry analysts and others have confirmed that Intel Corp. has formed an internal "Apple group." This group, formed in the wake of Apple Computer Inc.'s decision to base its next generation of Macintosh computers on Intel processors, is comprised of engineers and sales staff.
Microsoft and Google are on a crash course in an escalating competition to reign supreme as the center of computing. What will the future of computing look like as free web-based services and open-source software increasingly compete with Microsoft's core product line of operating systems.
So, the Xbox 360 launch was a success, right? Turns out the jury is still out—and early reports the morning after are not pretty.
What's really the solution to Linux adoption "barriers"? Maybe those barriers are already broken down, but you just don't know it yet.
This is a list of articles from eWeek primarily by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols and his friends. If you want a recap of some great material, take a good look.
Open source developers can use developer communities to track down bugs and fix them in a surprisingly short time — less than four business hours, in many cases, according to the latest survey from Evans Data.
Wednesday, November 23, 2005: MEPIS—the popular Linux distro — has turned three and has released a new release candidate — SimplyMEPIS 3.4 rc1. The version is available for download and testing at the subscriber site and public mirrors of the MEPIS project.
"Space, the Final Frontier..." These words are ingrained inside every Star Trek fan. Whether you are a sci-fi fanatic, astronomy enthusiast, student or simply you have at least once wondered "what lies out there," Celestia is a computer program that will try to give you an answer. It is not ordinary astronomy software because it won't show you the typical "map of the sky." Instead, it will actually take you into the sky.
[Ed: This is a great introduction to Celestia for those who are not familiar with it. - dcparris]
Wait. Go - no, wait. The analyst firm felt its earlier recommendations had been "misinterpreted in some instances".
[ED- I was surprised it took MS so long to put the thumb screws on Gartner. -bstadil]
An attorney specializing in intellectual property law and an anti-software patents activist say there are significant defects in Microsoft's Office open XML format initiative.
Q3 2005 marked the tenth consecutive quarter of growth for the global server market. The largest server vendors - IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Dell - claimed the lion's share of revenue increases, leaving moderate gains or declines to the rest of the market. Growth of the Linux server sales continued to outpace Windows systems.
The corporation is planning a large scale marketing drive for the latest release of the Firefox browser.
>> Jsgongwon, one of our forum members, reported that his newly bought Xbox 360 keeps crashing while playing Project Gotham Racing 3 in single player mode. He's playing with the default settings, and apparently his Xbox crashes even before the end of the first lap. Crashes on Xbox Live and on startup occur too. He included screenshots of the crashed Xbox 360 (see below - more pictures on flickr.com) and a video of the crash here(9MB) (mirror: here(2MB XviD)) A quick look on our forums (more, more and more) seems to indicate he's not the only one. Several of our members seems to get crashing 360s. It doesn't seem to be related to a specific game, as we get reports of the Xbox 360 crashing with several games. And it's not all the same Error-number either (E79, E74, E64, real crashes, ...). I quickly checked over at TeamXbox and they also have a large thread and poll about defective Xbox 360s.
It's a bit early to guess what's exactly going on here (software, hardware, heat problem, 'user errors', ...) or how big the issue really is. We'll report back when we have more. If you have issues with your Xbox 360 too, report it! Screenshots
Ubuntu 5.10 displayed updates today. If you use a wireless card you may have to do a work-around. This applies to NDISwrappers and Linuxant driverloader.
The American internet entrepreneur who has single-handedly siphoned tens of millions of advertising dollars from newspapers in the United States by creating a wildly popular online alternative for classified listings warned this week that he intends to launch a similar challenge to the relevance of traditional journalism.
Serving notice to trained reporters everywhere to watch their backs is the thoroughly estimable Craig Newmark, who established himself as a pioneer of the cyber-era ten years ago when he launched craigslist.org, in volume terms now the seventh-most visited internet site in America just after eBay.
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