Showing all newswire headlines

View by date, instead?

« Previous ( 1 ... 4043 4044 4045 4046 4047 4048 4049 4050 4051 4052 4053 ... 4856 ) Next »

Hardware Today: Year-End Server Room Wish List

  • ServerWatch; By Drew Robb (Posted by tuxchick on Nov 23, 2005 11:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups
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.

Intel Brings Virtualization to Desktop PCs

  • eWeek; By John G. Spooner (Posted by tadelste on Nov 23, 2005 11:32 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Intel; Story Type: News Story
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.

OpenWrt RC4 White Russian is out...

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.

A comprehensive review of Firefox 1.5

  • (Posted by bstadil on Nov 23, 2005 10:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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

Intel Starts an 'Apple Group'

  • eWeek; By Daniel Drew Turner (Posted by tadelste on Nov 23, 2005 9:57 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Intel; Story Type: News Story
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, Google Face Off over Services

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.

Xbox 360 Crashes, Defects Reported

  • eWeek; By Jane Pinckard (Posted by tadelste on Nov 23, 2005 9:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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.

It is and it isn't about the desktop

  • Accounting & Business Technology (blog); By majones (Posted by majones on Nov 23, 2005 8:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
What's really the solution to Linux adoption "barriers"? Maybe those barriers are already broken down, but you just don't know it yet.

Enterprise Wars: Linux vs. Windows

  • eWeek; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by tadelste on Nov 23, 2005 6:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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.

Linux developers squish bugs faster

  • ZDNet UK; By Matthew Broersma (Posted by dcparris on Nov 23, 2005 5:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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.

Mepis Releases New Version Amid Birthday Bash

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.

A 'Celestial' Journey Through the Universe

  • OhMyNews International; By Roberto Spiezio (Posted by dcparris on Nov 23, 2005 5:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
"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]

Gartner 'clarifies' Windows Vista advice

  • The Register (Posted by bstadil on Nov 23, 2005 4:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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]

Legal Analyst Sees Defects in Microsoft Open XML Initiative

  • eWEEK Linux; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bstadil on Nov 23, 2005 3:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
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.

Linux servers post strong growth in Q3

  • TG Daily; By Wolfgang Gruener (Posted by dcparris on Nov 23, 2005 3:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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.

Mozilla Has A Stellar Marketing Plan For FireFox 1.5

The corporation is planning a large scale marketing drive for the latest release of the Firefox browser.

Xbox's own Blue Screen of Death.

  • XBox Scene (link works) (Posted by tadelste on Nov 23, 2005 1:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
>> 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 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!


Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show, episode 111:
We talk to Nick Petreley, editor in chief of Tux Magazine
We address our audio issues
Pat talks about the Suse 10.1 Alpha release
Allan drinks turkey and gravy soda
And much, much more

Be sure to check us out live every Wednesday night at 8:30 PM, EDT
Just point your favorite media player to any of the following streams:

You can also check out previous episodes from the download section of our home page

Ubuntu Update to Kernel 2.6.12-10 Wireless Work-around

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.

Internet entrepreneur to take on traditional journalism

  • New Zealand Herald; By David Usborne (Posted by tuxchick on Nov 23, 2005 12:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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, in volume terms now the seventh-most visited internet site in America just after eBay.

« Previous ( 1 ... 4043 4044 4045 4046 4047 4048 4049 4050 4051 4052 4053 ... 4856 ) Next »