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24 August 2006

News from the Net

Distributed computing might get a boost when you start using your PS3 on Folding@HOME

Ok, ok...  This one is a real shocker. Every single one of you will be utterly surprised.  The Diebold machines failed to phone home in Alaska elections, causing a hand recount.

OMG OMG OMG!!!! Settlers of Catan on the Xbox!!! Ok, ***NOW*** I am willing to buy an XBox...  A while back, Klaus had told me that the USA company that was going to do it in English for the PC fizzled out... I begged him to try again (he at the time wasn't going to).... He then said it was going to be done by Microsoft -- I just didn't realize it would be for the XBox

Five Apple employees terminated for admitting they downloaded LeopardOS

In other news, Apple is to pay Creative $100 million to use their MP3 Player patent

This might just be the tech we need to do a good VR headset

The diesel speed record was broken by a car completely designed by a computer... 328MPH.... Of course, another record was broken by Ants that can close their jaws shut between 78-145 mph.

Feeling like playing a prank on your friend? Well, you might want to think twice about hitting the Report Abuse button in MSN messenger -- or your friend will get reported directly to the police as a sexual predator

Scientists find a way to harvest stem cells without harming the embryo

After the shuttle fleet is retired in 2010, Orion will be the NASA's main human spaceflight vehicle... If I were Mayan, I just might think that could be the beginning of the end 'as we know it'.

Google Brazil is being pressured to give up user info from Orkut (Google's alternative to MySpace that still requires invitation) -- and so far are refusing to help

I just want to borrow their distributed network for about an hour. I think 1 million PCs could crunch the numbers we need right?    

Posted by Silver on Thu Aug 24 00:48:00 PDT 2006
No doubt.

Posted by Malachi on Thu Aug 24 01:08:00 PDT 2006