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24-03-2009, 08:50:03

NASA Tests Heaviest Chute Drop Ever

NASA Tests Heaviest Chute Drop EverIddo Genuth writes "NASA and the US Air Force have successfully tested a new super-chute system aimed at reclaiming reusable Ares booster rockets. On February 28, 2009 a 50,000-pound dummy rocket booster was dropped in the Arizona desert and sl...
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24-03-2009, 06:50:02

Dealing With a Copyright Takedown Request?

Dealing With  a Copyright Takedown Request?George Maschke writes "I recently received a takedown notice from a corporate lawyer demanding that I remove a post on my Web site's message board. It purportedly lists the first 75 of 567 questions on the MMPI-2 paper-and-pencil psycho...
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24-03-2009, 04:50:02

Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Released

Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Releaseddiegocgteleline.es writes "Linus Torvalds has released Linux 2.6.29. The new features include the inclusion of kernel graphic modesetting, WiMAX, access point Wi-Fi support, inclusion of squashfs and a preliminary version of btrfs, a more scalable ver...
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24-03-2009, 02:50:02

Botnet Worm Targets DSL Modems and Routers

Botnet Worm Targets DSL Modems and RoutersCoreDuo writes "The people who bring you the DroneBL DNS Blacklist services, while investigating an ongoing DDoS incident, have discovered a botnet composed of exploited DSL modems and routers. OpenWRT/DD-WRT devices all appear to be vul...
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24-03-2009, 00:50:02

Colbert Wins Space Station Name Contest

Colbert Wins Space Station Name ContestAs we speculated a couple of weeks back, it has come to pass. Reader mknewman writes to tell us that comedian Stephen Colbert has won the vote to have his name immortalized (or at least until it crashes) as the moniker on NASA's newest addi...
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23-03-2009, 22:50:03

Princeton Student Finds Bug In LHC Experiment

Princeton Student Finds Bug In LHC ExperimentAn anonymous reader writes "A Princeton senior has found a bug in the hardware design for the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). In the hardware used to record and capture events in the LHC, she...
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23-03-2009, 20:50:04

Twenty Years After Cold Fusion Debut, Another Team Announces Success

Twenty Years After Cold Fusion Debut, Another Team Announces SuccessNew Scientist is reporting that twenty years to the day since the initial announcement of a cold fusion discovery another Utah-based team is trying again. This announcement is being taken a little more seriously...
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23-03-2009, 18:50:02

Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy In Dogs

Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy In DogsAl writes "Scientists have taken a step toward developing a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by successfully treating the condition in dogs using a novel genetic technique. The scientists used a method called exon skipping, ...
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23-03-2009, 16:50:02

Richard Stallman Warns About Non-Free Web Apps

Richard Stallman Warns About Non-Free Web AppsAn anonymous reader writes "Richard Stallman has published an article which warns about the 'Javascript trap' posed by non-free AJAX-based applications. The article calls for a mechanism which would enable browsers to identify freely...
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23-03-2009, 14:50:08

Alaska's Mt. Redoubt Has Erupted

Alaska's Mt. Redoubt Has Eruptedalaskana98 writes "Alaska's Mt. Redoubt volcano has erupted 3 times, with the first event starting at 10:38 PM Alaska standard time. The ash cloud is estimated to be higher than 50,000 feet. So far, only light ash fall is predicted for areas north...
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23-03-2009, 12:50:04

Increase In Xbox 360 E74 Problems

Increase In Xbox 360 E74 ProblemsXbm360 writes "According to data collected by Joystiq as well as Google Trends, there's been a steady rise in reports and discussion of the so-called E74 error on Xbox 360 consoles since August of last year. The E74 error is related to video prob...
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23-03-2009, 08:50:02

IiNet Pulls Out of Australian Censorship Trial

IiNet Pulls Out of Australian Censorship Trialtaucross writes "ISP iiNet today confirmed its exit from the Australian government's Internet filtering trials. iiNet had originally taken part in the plan in order to prove the filter was flawed. Citing a number of concerns, their w...
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23-03-2009, 04:50:02

Lower Air Pollution Means Longer Life

Lower Air Pollution Means Longer Lifethefickler writes "A new study by the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has found a strong link between air quality and life expectancy. The researchers looked at air pollution, deaths and census data for 51 metro...
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23-03-2009, 02:50:02

Places Where the World's Tech Pools, Despite the Internet

Places Where the World's Tech Pools, Despite the InternetSlatterz writes "A decade ago people were talking about the death of distance, and how the internet would make physical geography irrelevant. This has not come to pass; there are still places around the world that are hubs...
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23-03-2009, 00:50:03

Reasonable Hardware For Home VM Experimentation?

Reasonable Hardware For Home VM Experimentation?cayenne8 writes "I want to experiment at home with setting up multiple VMs and installing sofware such as Oracle's RAC. While I'm most interested at this time with trying things with Linux and Xen, I'd also like to experiment with ...
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22-03-2009, 22:50:03

Giving Your Greytrapping a Helping Hand

Giving Your Greytrapping a Helping HandPeter N. M. Hansteen writes "Some spam houses have invested in real mail servers now, meaning that they are able to get past greylisting and even content filtering. Recently Peter Hansteen found himself resorting to active greytrapping to p...
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22-03-2009, 20:50:05

Windows and Linux Not Well Prepared For Multicore Chips

Windows and Linux Not Well Prepared For Multicore ChipsMike Chapman points out this InfoWorld article, according to which you shouldn't immediately expect much in the way of performance gains from Windows 7 (or Linux) from eight-core chips that come out from Intel this year. "Fo...
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22-03-2009, 18:50:04

Body 2.0 — Continuous Monitoring of the Human Body

Body 2.0 — Continuous Monitoring of the Human BodySingularity Hub has a story about the development of technology that will some day allow for the constant, real-time monitoring of your medical status, and they take a look at current technological advances to that end. Quo...
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22-03-2009, 16:50:06

Microsoft Unveils Open Source Exploit Finder

Microsoft Unveils Open Source Exploit FinderHouston 2600 sends this excerpt from the Register about an open-source security assessment tool Microsoft presented at CanSecWest: "Microsoft on Friday released an open-source program designed to streamline the labor-intensive process ...
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22-03-2009, 14:50:04

Smart Grid Computers Susceptible To Worm Attack

Smart Grid Computers Susceptible To Worm Attacknarramissic writes "Researchers with security consultancy IOActive have created a worm that could quickly spread among Smart Grid devices, small computers connected to the power grid that give customers and power companies better co...
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22-03-2009, 10:50:02

BT Shows First Fiber-Optic Broadband Rollout Plans

BT Shows First Fiber-Optic Broadband Rollout PlansMJackson writes "BT has revealed new details about the roll-out of its £1.5bn programme to deploy super fast fibre optic broadband to as many as 10 million UK homes (40%) by 2012. Scotland will become one of the first place...
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22-03-2009, 08:50:03

Finding Twin Earths Is Harder Than We Thought

Finding Twin Earths Is Harder Than We ThoughtMatt_dk writes "Does a twin Earth exist somewhere in our galaxy? Astronomers are getting closer and closer to finding an Earth-sized planet in an Earth-like orbit. NASA's Kepler spacecraft just launched to find such worlds. Once the s...
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22-03-2009, 04:50:02

Did the Netbook Improve Windows 7's Performance?

Did the Netbook Improve Windows 7's Performance?Arnie87 writes "One Microsoft Way has an interesting article suggesting that the reason Microsoft is focusing so much on speed with Windows 7 is the whopping sales of netbooks. The article concludes by saying: 'If you plan on adopt...
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22-03-2009, 02:50:02

Dell's Smartphone Rejected — Too Dull

Dell's Smartphone Rejected — Too DullMBCook writes "AppleInsider has an article discussing Dell's attempt to enter the smartphone market, as well as the news that the phone was rejected by carriers as too dull. The article doesn't pull punches: 'Dell's failure to successfu...
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22-03-2009, 00:50:06

US Nuclear Sub Crashes Into US Navy Amphibious Vessel

US Nuclear Sub Crashes Into US Navy Amphibious VesselKugrian writes "Showing that it's not just the British and the French who have trouble seeing each other on the high seas, a US Nuclear submarine yesterday crashed into a US Navy heavy cruiser. The USS Hartford, a nuclear-powe...
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21-03-2009, 22:50:02

No Business Case For IPv6, Survey Finds

No Business Case For IPv6, Survey Findsalphadogg writes "Business incentives are completely lacking today for upgrading to IPv6, the next generation Internet protocol, according to a survey of network operators conducted by the Internet Society (ISOC). In a new report, ISOC says...
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21-03-2009, 20:50:06

Major Rogue Anti-Virus Program Shut Down

Major Rogue Anti-Virus Program Shut Downkrebsatwpost writes "TrafficConverter.bi z, one of the more notorious pay-per-install affiliate programs, was dismantled this week after media attention caused Visa and Mastercard to ...
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21-03-2009, 18:50:02

Programming Language Specialization Dilemma

Programming Language Specialization Dilemmaaremstar writes "I'm a final-year Computer Science student from the UK. During my studies, we covered 3 programming languages: C, C++ and Java. The issue is that we didn't cover any of these languages in sufficient depth for me to claim...
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21-03-2009, 16:50:07

Blizzard Asserts Rights Over Independent Add-Ons

Blizzard Asserts Rights Over Independent Add-Onsbugnuts writes "Blizzard has announced a policy change regarding add-ons for the popular game World of Warcraft which asserts requirements on UI programmers, such as disallowing charging for the program, obfuscation, or soliciting ...
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21-03-2009, 14:50:04

Want a Science Degree In Creationism?

Want a Science Degree In Creationism?The Bad Astronomer writes "In Texas, a state legislator wants the ironically-named Institute for Creation Research to be able to grant a Masters degree in science. In fact, the bill submitted to the Texas congress would make it legal for any ...
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21-03-2009, 10:50:04

Nanotube Muscles Are Strong As Steel, Light As Air

Nanotube Muscles Are Strong As Steel, Light As AirAl writes "Scientists from the University of Texas at Dallas have created nanotube-based artificial muscles that are light as air and work even under extreme temperatures. The 'muscles' expand width-wise by about 200 percent when...
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21-03-2009, 08:50:03

Sony Charges Publishers For DLC Bandwidth Usage

Sony Charges Publishers For DLC Bandwidth UsagetlhIngan writes "Since October 1, 2008, Sony has been billing game publishers for DLC bandwidth usage. The game companies are forced to pay 16 cents per gigabyte downloaded by users (the 'Playstation Network Fee') regardless of whet...
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21-03-2009, 06:50:01

Report Links Russian Intelligence Agencies To Cyber Attacks

Report Links Russian Intelligence Agencies To Cyber Attacksnarramissic writes "A report released Friday by a group of cyber-security experts from greylogic finds it is very likely that the Foreign Military Intelligence agency (the GRU) and Federal Security Service (the FSB) dire...
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21-03-2009, 04:50:01

eBay Describes the Scale of Its Counterfeit Goods Problem

eBay Describes the Scale of Its Counterfeit Goods ProblemIan Lamont writes "As the Tiffany vs. eBay lawsuit winds its way through a federal appeals court, eBay has trotted out some numbers that show how many sellers attempt to sell fake goods on the auction site. Millions of auc...
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21-03-2009, 02:50:03

Oracle's Take On Red Hat Linux

Oracle's Take On Red Hat Linuxdarthcamaro writes "For nearly three years, Oracle has had its own version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, claiming the two versions are essentially the same thing. But are they really? As it turns out, there are a few things on which Oracle and Red Ha...
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21-03-2009, 00:50:05

FSF Files Amicus Brief In RIAA Case

FSF Files Amicus Brief In RIAA CaseNewYorkCountryLawye r writes "The Free Software Foundation has requested permission to file an amicus curiae brief in an RIAA case, SONY BMG Music Entertainment v. Tenenbaum, defending the...
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20-03-2009, 22:50:04

Internet Could Act As Ecological Early Warning System

Internet Could Act As Ecological Early Warning SystemWired is reporting that ecologists think the internet could act as an early ecological warning system based on data mining human interactions. While much of this work has been based on systems like Google Flu Trends, the syste...
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20-03-2009, 20:50:08

A Look at Excessive Portable Storage

A Look at Excessive Portable StorageTom's Hardware has an interesting look at portable storage devices that fall a little outside of the normal bell curve. The reviewed items include Buffalo's all-flash portable storage drive, Chaintech's flash SSD w/ an additional USB port, and...
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20-03-2009, 18:50:05

From an Unrelated Career To IT/Programming?

From an Unrelated Career To IT/Programming?An anonymous reader writes "I hate my career of the past few years. For a long time I've wondered what I'd do after I broke even and could get into something new, and I keep coming back to computers. I'd like to get into software, since...
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20-03-2009, 16:50:04

Red Hat Claims Patent On SOAP Over CGI

Red Hat Claims Patent On SOAP Over CGIWMGarrison writes "US Patent 7453593 claims command-line processing by a web server of SOAP requests, resulting in XML responses, from and to a remote client. The HTTP Common Gateway Interface (CGI) operates precisely as described in Claim 1...
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20-03-2009, 14:50:04

Kentucky Officials "Changed Votes At Voting Machines"

Kentucky Officials "Changed Votes At Voting Machines"The indispensible jamie found a report out of Kentucky of exactly the kind of shenanigans that voting-transparency advocates have been warning about: a circuit court judge, a county clerk, and election officials are among eigh...
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20-03-2009, 10:50:01

Breach Exposes 19,000 Active US, UK Credit Cards

Breach Exposes 19,000 Active US, UK Credit Cardspnorth writes "A defunct payment gateway has exposed as many as 19,000 credit card numbers of US and UK consumers in a major worldwide breach. The data, held in Google cache, includes credit card numbers, CVVs, expiry dates, names ...
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20-03-2009, 08:50:02

Building Your Own Solar Panel In the Garage

Building Your Own Solar Panel In the Garagejeroen8 writes "A Dutch guy was able to build his own solar panel in his garage which is three times less expensive than mass produced solar panels currently available on European market. He bought his solar cells on eBay and created hi...
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20-03-2009, 04:50:02

Australia's Vast, Scattershot Censorship Blacklist Revealed

Australia's Vast, Scattershot Censorship Blacklist Revealedmask.of.sanity writes "Australia's secretive Internet filter blacklist held by its communications watchdog has been leaked, revealing the government has understated the amount of banned Web pages by more than 1000. Multi...
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20-03-2009, 02:50:02

Tickets On Sale In Sweden For Space Tourism, Starting In 2012

Tickets On Sale In Sweden For Space Tourism, Starting In 2012think_nix writes "The local.se is reporting that, for around 200,000 USD, tickets for eager space tourists looking for that outer space adventure will be purchasable from the Sweden's Ice Hotel in Kiruna. The flights a...
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20-03-2009, 00:50:03

New CyberSecurity Constituency At ICANN

New CyberSecurity Constituency At ICANNBeezlebub33 writes "A new petition has been filed under the GSNO (Generic Names Supporting Organization) of ICANN to create a new constituency the CyberSafety Constituency. Existing constituencies include 'Commercial and Business,' 'gTLD,' ...
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19-03-2009, 22:50:02

First Pwn2Own 2009 Contest Winners Emerge

First Pwn2Own 2009 Contest Winners Emergemellowdonkey writes "Last year's CanSecWest hacking contest winner, Charlie Miller, does it again this year in the 2009 Pwn2Own contest. Charlie was the first to compromise Safari this year to win a brand spankin new Macbook. Nils, the ot...
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19-03-2009, 20:50:02

Battlestar Galactica Hosted At the UN

Battlestar Galactica Hosted At the UNTheDopp writes "The United Nations hosted the cast and crew of Battlestar Galactica Tuesday evening in New York. Clips of the show were shown as discussion points during the event, touching on the morality of Suicide Bombers in war, Abortion ...
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19-03-2009, 18:50:03

Intel CPU Privilege Escalation Exploit

Intel CPU Privilege Escalation ExploitEukariote writes "A paper and exploit code detailing a privilege escalation attack on Intel CPUs has just been published. The vulnerability, uncovered by security researchers Joanna Rutkowska (of Blue Pill fame), Rafal Wojtczuk, and, indepen...
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19-03-2009, 16:50:03

Jacket Lets You Feel the Movies

Jacket Lets You Feel the Moviessp3cialk79 writes "Researchers from Philips Electronics plan to describe a jacket they have lined with vibration motors to study the effects of touch on a movie viewer's emotional response to what the characters are experiencing. 'People don't real...
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