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24 April 2006

News from the Net

Wonder if these reprogrammable coprocessors would finally let the PC have OpenFirmware/OpenBoot... I know that it isn't a BIOS chip, but, still.... the tech could lead to that kind of option

Well, we knew they would eventually do it -- but it appears that the idiots in power are now falesly linking copyright violators to terrorism

They are looking at no longer allowing students to return text books so that they are more willing to buy eBooks

They may have found the neurons responsible for your choices.

People are complaining about Google changing its logo temporarily commemorate events... I personally have always liked seeing these temporary logos

A new chip does division by 3 instead of by 2? Ooh, I want to try using that in my Tertiary computer!

The Timeline has been set for the AMD/Intel lawsuit

What is up with Presidents claiming to have designed stuff? Bush claims that the US Government designed the iPod. What's he trying to do -- convince everyone to quit using it?

7-years to come up with the Netflix envelope

eBay is looking for partners against Google... Come to the Dark Side ebay!

If OSX can start running Windows programs (especially games) without buying M$ Windows -- I might just consider one of their laptops

It looks like yet another fundamental constant isn't so constant. Go figure.

If you are going to be flying anytime soon, you might get a kick out of this.

I might consider checking out this new cell-phone-based social network thingee, if it wasn't for the fact that I can no longer upload anything to my cell phone since installing the 64-bit version of Windows (Nokia's software isn't compatible). There is a tiny bit of info on the service here.

Some potentially interesting work is being done in the WebOS space; like XIN, YouOS, eyeOS, Orca, Goowy, Fold, et al


AMD and Intel have been preparing for court for 10 years! 10 years ago wern't we using abacuses instead of computers?

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Mon Apr 24 04:44:00 PDT 2006
No, the abacus has not been developed yet. We were still tying knots in string.

Posted by Malachi on Mon Apr 24 05:35:00 PDT 2006