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14-10-2009, 00:50:04

Vegetarian Spider Described

Vegetarian Spider DescribedSmivs writes with word on a spider, Bagheera kiplingi, that dines almost exclusively on plants. "The recently described species of jumping spider, discovered by researchers from Villanova and Brandeis Universities, dines on the protein rich tips of aca...
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13-10-2009, 22:50:03

Wikipedia In Your Pocket, $99

Wikipedia In Your Pocket, $99An anonymous reader notes the announcement by Sean Moss-Pultz (Openmoko, Inc.) of a new geek device: The $99 WikiReader. All of Wikipedia in your pocket with no Internet connection required. Works in bright sunlight. 3-button interface. You can updat...
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13-10-2009, 20:50:04

Judge Won't Punish Lawyer For Anti-RIAA Blogging

Judge Won't Punish Lawyer For Anti-RIAA Bloggingxander_zone_xxx writes with news that Ray Beckerman, known around here as NewYorkCountryLawye r, was not a "vexatious" litigant, as the RIAA claimed. In the same ruling the ju...
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13-10-2009, 18:50:02

Entire .SE TLD Drops Off the Internet

Entire .SE TLD Drops Off the InternetIcemaann writes "Pingdom and Network World are reporting that the SE tld dropped off the internet yesterday due to a bug in the script that generates the SE zone file. The SE tld has close to one million domains that all went down due to miss...
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13-10-2009, 16:50:04

Should Computer Games Adapt To the Way You Play?

Should Computer Games Adapt To the Way You Play?jtogel writes "Many games use 'rubberbanding' to adapt to your skill level, making the game harder if you're a better player and easier if you're not. Just think of Mario Kart and the obvious ways it punishes you for driving too we...
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13-10-2009, 14:50:02

100 Years of Copyright Hysteria

100 Years of Copyright HysteriaNate Anderson pens a fine historical retrospective for Ars Technica: a look at 100 years of Big Content's fearmongering, in their own words. There was John Philip Sousa in 1906 warning that recording technology would destroy the US pastime of gathe...
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13-10-2009, 12:50:03

Getting Students To Think At Internet Scale

Getting Students To Think At Internet ScaleHugh Pickens writes "The NY Times reports that researchers and workers in fields as diverse as biotechnology, astronomy, and computer science will soon find themselves overwhelmed with information — so the next generation of compu...
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13-10-2009, 10:50:03

Battle.net Accounts Becoming Mandatory For WoW

Battle.net Accounts Becoming Mandatory For WoWAn anonymous reader tips news that Blizzard will be requiring all World of Warcraft players to use Battle.net accounts to log into the game starting on November 11th. After that time, players who don't switch will be unable to play t...
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13-10-2009, 08:50:02

Visualizing RFID

Visualizing RFIDjamie found a video on Warren Ellis's blog introducing a new way to visualize RFID fields. The film is by Timo Arnall and Jack Schulze. The subject is introduced in words on the BERG site (a design consultancy); the tech behind it is explored at Touch, a project ...
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13-10-2009, 06:50:02

Intel Caught Cheating In 3DMark Benchmark

Intel Caught Cheating In 3DMark BenchmarkEconolineCrush writes "3DMark Vantage developer Futuremark has clear guidelines for what sort of driver optimizations are permitted with its graphics benchmark. Intel's current Windows 7 drivers appear to be in direct violation, offloadin...
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13-10-2009, 04:50:01

EPA To Reuse Toxic Sites For Renewable Energy

EPA To Reuse Toxic Sites For Renewable EnergyHugh Pickens writes:"The Daily Climate reports that President Obama and Congress are pushing to identify thousands of contaminated landfills and abandoned mines — 'brownfields' that could be repurposed to house wind farms, solar...
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13-10-2009, 02:50:02

Major Snow Leopard Bug Said To Delete User Data

Major Snow Leopard Bug Said To Delete User Datainglishmayjer was one of several readers to send in the news of a major bug in Apple's new OS, 10.6 Snow Leopard, that can wipe out all user data for the administrator account. It is said to be triggered — not every time &mdas...
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13-10-2009, 00:50:02

Is Working For the Gambling Industry a Black Mark?

Is Working For the Gambling Industry a Black Mark?An anonymous reader writes 'I'm a recent university graduate and I have been offered a software developer position in a company that supplies software to the gambling and betting industry. At first I was very excited about the op...
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12-10-2009, 22:50:01

Blogger Loses Unemployment Check Because of Ads

Blogger Loses Unemployment Check Because of AdsTechdirt is reporting that one unfortunate, unemployed New York lawyer recently had her unemployment benefits greatly reduced because of the incredible $1/day she was earning via ads on her blog. "The whole thing sounds like a burea...
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12-10-2009, 20:50:02

Android Application Development

Android Application Developmentstoolpigeon writes "Google's mobile OS Android has received plenty of press. As with a lot of Google products, there was much anticipation before any devices were even available. Now a number of phones are available, with many more coming out world...
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12-10-2009, 18:50:02

Updated Slashdot Story Submission Bookmark

Updated Slashdot Story Submission BookmarkWe recently redesigned the Submission Form to make it (hopefully) a little easier for you to shovel news our way. The new system also will allow you to tag your submissions. A reminder that you can participate in rating stories and filte...
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12-10-2009, 16:50:01

The Sidekick Failure and Cloud Culpability

The Sidekick Failure and Cloud Culpabilitymiller60 writes "There's a vigorous debate among cloud pundits about whether the apparent loss of all Sidekick users' data is a reflection on the trustworthiness of cloud computing or simply another cautionary tale about poor backup prac...
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12-10-2009, 14:50:03

SSL Still Mostly Misunderstood, Even By the Pros

SSL Still Mostly Misunderstood, Even By the ProsAn anonymous reader writes 'People still don't understand SSL. This isn't much of a surprise... no one expects that grandma and grandpa know how to what SSL is and what it does. What is surprising and downright scary is that most I...
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12-10-2009, 10:50:02

Image Recognition Neural Networks, Open Sourced

Image Recognition Neural Networks, Open Sourcedsevarac writes "The latest release of Java Neural Network Framework Neuroph v2.3 comes with ready-to-use image recognition support. It provides GUI tool for training multi layer perceptrons for image recognition, and easy to use API...
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12-10-2009, 08:50:03

LG Presents Solar Powered E-Book

LG Presents Solar Powered E-BookMikeChino writes "At first glance, e-readers offer a great set of benefits over paper-bound books – they’re light, versatile, and a great alternative to lugging around a tote full of dead tree tomes on your next trip. However these new...
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12-10-2009, 06:50:02

Linux Games For Non-Gamers?

Linux Games For Non-Gamers?Nethead writes "Due to some down-time, I'm looking for some Linux games to pass the time. I've been playing BattleMaster, a PHP web game but it's only two turns a day, and I'd like something a bit faster. I've not really played PC games since the Doom ...
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12-10-2009, 04:50:03

LInux Games For Non-Gamers?

LInux Games For Non-Gamers?Nethead writes "Due to some down-time, I'm looking for some Linux games to pass the time. I've been playing BattleMaster, a PHP web game but it's only two turns a day, and I'd like something a bit faster. I've not really played PC games since the Doom ...
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12-10-2009, 02:50:03

First European Commander of the ISS

First European Commander of the ISSRobGoldsmith writes 'ESA astronaut Frank De Winne became the first European commander of the International Space Station this morning with the departure of Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka who had filled this role since April. De Winne is the ...
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12-10-2009, 00:50:02

Gigantic Air Gun To Blast Cargo Into Orbit

Gigantic Air Gun To Blast Cargo Into OrbitHugh Pickens writes: "The New Scientist reports that with a hat tip to Jules Verne's "From the Earth to the Moon" physicist John Hunter has outlined the design of a gigantic gun that could slash the cost of putting cargo into orbit. At t...
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Slashdot
11-10-2009, 22:50:05

Platform Independent C++ OS Library?

Platform Independent C++ OS Library?quench writes "Hello! I have been away from Windows and Linux application software for 5 years or so, doingly mainly C-like embedded C++ programming.Now, I am about to start a project emulating embedded hardware on Windows. Been there, doing #...
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11-10-2009, 20:50:03

Swarm — a New Approach To Distributed Computation

Swarm — a New Approach To Distributed ComputationAn anonymous reader writes "Ian Clarke, creator of Freenet, has been working on a new open source project called Swarm. The concept is to allow a computer program to be distributed across multiple computers in a manner almos...
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11-10-2009, 18:50:03

Commercial Fuel From Algae Still Years Away

Commercial Fuel From Algae Still Years Awaychrnb sends along this quote from a report at Reuters: "Filling your vehicle's tank with fuel made from algae is still as much as a decade away, as the emerging industry faces a series of hurdles to find an economical way to make the bi...
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11-10-2009, 16:50:04

An Electron Microscope For Your Home?

An Electron Microscope For Your Home?CuteSteveJobs writes "Could microscopy be in for a new golden age? Wired previewed the desktop-sized Hitachi TM-1000 Electron Microscope a while back. Light microscopes can magnify up to 400X (1,000X at lower quality) — just enough to s...
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11-10-2009, 14:50:03

Large Hadron Collider Scientist Arrested For al-Qaeda Ties

Large Hadron Collider Scientist Arrested For al-Qaeda Tiesmindbrane writes "A scientist working as a subcontractor on a peripheral LHC project has been arrested as a terrorist. The CBC is running a story outlining the arrest of a man on Thursday in south-east France for suspect...
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11-10-2009, 12:50:03

Server Failure Destroys Sidekick Users' Backup Data

Server Failure Destroys Sidekick Users' Backup DataExpanding on the T-Mobile data loss mentioned in an update to an earlier story, reader stigmato writes 'T-Mobile's popular Sidekick brand of devices and their users are facing a data loss crisis. According to the T-Mobile commun...
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11-10-2009, 08:50:02

Sky Watchers Want Recognized a Newly Described Type of Cloud

Sky Watchers Want Recognized a Newly Described Type of Cloudphantomfive writes "In Iowa and Scotland there are reports of a type of cloud not yet recognized by the World Meteorological Foundation. It seems the cloud does not match any of the clouds in the International Cloud Atl...
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11-10-2009, 06:50:02

Warez Moving From BitTorrent to Conventional Hosting Services

Warez Moving From BitTorrent to Conventional Hosting Servicesericatcw writes "Driven by increased crackdowns on BitTorrent sites such as The Pirate Bay, software pirates are fast moving their warez to file-hosting Web sites like RapidShare, reports Computerworld. According to an...
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11-10-2009, 02:50:01

Rupert Murdoch Says Google Is Stealing His Content

Rupert Murdoch Says Google Is Stealing His ContentHugh Pickens writes Weston Kosova writes in Newsweek that Rupert Murdoch gave an impassioned speech to media executives in Beijing decrying that search engines — in particular Google — are stealing from him, because G...
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11-10-2009, 00:50:02

Why Cloud Storage Is Lousy For Enterprises (and Individuals)

Why Cloud Storage Is Lousy For Enterprises (and Individuals)storagedude points to this article at Enterprise Storage Forum which argues that cloud-based storage options have fatal limitations for both businesses and individuals: "The article makes the argument that high volumes ...
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10-10-2009, 22:50:02

Software To Diagnose Faulty PC Hardware?

Software To Diagnose Faulty PC Hardware?Etylowy writes "Over the years I have repaired my own, family, and friends' PCs many, many times. While in most cases it turned out to be restoring system after malware/user/Windows made a mess, or simple cases of 'follow the smell of smok...
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10-10-2009, 20:50:02

Why AT&T Should Dump the iPhone's Unlimited Data Plan

Why AT&T Should Dump the iPhone's Unlimited Data PlanPickens writes "Farhad Manjoo has a provocative story at Slate asserting that while the iPhone has prompted millions of people to join AT&T, it has also hurt the company's image because all of those customers use their...
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10-10-2009, 18:50:02

Mickos Urges EU To Approve Oracle's MySQL Takeover

Mickos Urges EU To Approve Oracle's MySQL Takeovermjasay writes "Former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos has written to EU Commissioner of Competition Neelie Kroes to urge speedy approval of Oracle's proposed purchase of Sun, including the open-source MySQL database. The EU has been worr...
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10-10-2009, 16:50:02

Yale Physicists Measure 'Persistent Current'

Yale Physicists Measure 'Persistent Current'eldavojohn writes "Modern processors rely on wires mere nanometers wide, and now Yale physicists have successfully measured a theoretical 'persistent current' that flows through them when they are formed into rings. The researchers pre...
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10-10-2009, 14:50:02

Adobe's iPhone Hail Mary

Adobe's iPhone Hail Marysnydeq writes "Fatal Exception's Neil McAllister questions whether the move to port Flash to the iPhone isn't a last-ditch effort on Adobe's part to remain relevant in the quickly evolving smartphone market. By allowing developers to compile existing Flas...
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10-10-2009, 12:50:02

US House Decommissions Its Last Mainframe

US House Decommissions Its Last Mainframecoondoggie writes "The US House of Representatives has taken its last mainframe offline, signaling the end of an era in Washington, DC computing. The last mainframe supposedly enjoyed 'quasi-celebrity status' within the House data center,...
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10-10-2009, 08:50:03

From Turbines and Straw, Danish Self-Sufficiency

From Turbines and Straw, Danish Self-Sufficiencychrnb writes "Last year, the Danish island of Samso (pronounced SOME-suh) completed a 10-year experiment to see whether it could become energy self-sufficient. The islanders, with generous amounts of aid from mainland Denmark, busi...
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10-10-2009, 06:50:01

Open Source Could Have Saved Ontario Hundreds of Millions

Open Source Could Have Saved Ontario Hundreds of MillionsPlatinum Dragon writes "Ontario's auditor-general released a blistering report this week detailing how successive governments threw away a billion dollars developing an integrated electronic medical record system. This CBC...
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10-10-2009, 04:50:03

Nanomedicine Kills Brain Cancer Cells

Nanomedicine Kills Brain Cancer Cellsdestinyland writes "Scientists from the University of Chicago and the US Department of Energy have developed the first nanoparticles that seek out and destroy GMB brain cancer cells. Nanoparticles killed up to 80% of the brain cancer cells af...
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10-10-2009, 02:50:02

Is Valve's Steam Anti-competitive?

Is Valve's Steam Anti-competitive?Absolut187 writes "Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford says Steam's domination of digital distribution is 'dangerous,' and exploits small developers. 'Steam helps us as customers, but it's also a money grab, and Valve is exploiting a lot of peo...
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10-10-2009, 00:50:02

Microsoft Moves to Patent Time-Based Software Licensing

Microsoft Moves to Patent Time-Based Software Licensingtheodp writes "Microsoft's Open Value Subscription offering didn't get the warmest reception. Nor did the follow-up announcement of Albany, a planned MS-Office Subscription Service. Now comes word from the USPTO that Microso...
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Slashdot
09-10-2009, 22:50:03

Inside the Windows 7 Launch Party Pack

Inside the Windows 7 Launch Party PackBarence writes to tell us that it seems Microsoft has been grinding away in the corporate world for so long they appear to have forgotten what "fun" meant. PC Pro managed to get their hands on one of the "party packs" and it seems woefully i...
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09-10-2009, 20:50:02

Analyst Predicts Android Overtaking iPhone In 2012

Analyst Predicts Android Overtaking iPhone In 2012Market watcher Gartner is claiming that by Q4 2012 Google's Android smartphone OS will have overtaken Apple's iPhone. Currently only the sixth most popular phone OS, Android is set to rocket into second place behind Symbian if th...
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09-10-2009, 18:50:04

NVIDIA To Exit Chipset Business

NVIDIA To Exit Chipset BusinessThe rumor that we discussed a few months back is looking more real. Vigile writes "Once the darling of the enthusiast chipset market, NVIDIA has apparently decided to quit development of future chipsets for all platforms. This 'state of NVIDIA' edi...
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09-10-2009, 16:50:02

French President Violates His Own Copyright Law, Again

French President Violates His Own Copyright Law, AgainI Don't Believe in Imaginary Property writes "French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been caught violating someone's copyright again. This time, presidential services made 400 unauthorized copies of a DVD when only 50 had been ...
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09-10-2009, 14:50:02

Bahama Botnet Stealing Traffic From Google

Bahama Botnet Stealing Traffic From Googleitwbennett writes "'As part of its design, the Bahama botnet not only turns ordinary, legitimate PCs into click-fraud perpetrators that dilute the effectiveness of ad campaigns. It also modifies the way these PCs locate certain Web sites...
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