Doghouse: Hack and Beer in Rio maddog goes to Rio for “Hack and Beer” and learns to appreciate the journey.Oct 26, 2010
The little boy behind me was really excited about his first airplane trip. When the plane started to take off, he gave a very loud countdown to “blast off!” It was refreshing to hear that much enthusiasm, particularly because air travel has become a “magic elevator” for me. The doors close in one location and open in another, but I have little excitement in the journey, only the destination.more »
A Microsoft product is also in the works.more »
Analysis by comScore indicates that the Blackberry from RIM is clearly number one in U.S. smartphone sales.more »
The minimalist ttylinux distro is now available in ARM and PowerPC versions.more »
Small wonder: the microcomputer with a 3-inch screen, flip lid and keyboard seems fragile, but has a lot to it –– even if the screen is a bit too soft.more »
Imad Sousou, director of Intel's Open Source Technology Center, has released the first parts for developers of the Linux-based MeeGo platform for mobile devices.more »
Red Hat has increased Linux version 5.5 compatibility and is providing new packages.more »
The 2.5" SATA Scorpio Blue hard drive from Western Digital has the highest storage capacity of any notebook drive, according to its maker.more »
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.