Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

M$, again, Fails to Protect Users

That other OS has not bothered to fix a denial of service attack on IPv6 even though a fix is simple. This is yet another example of M$ caring about licensing fees and not service. Use GNU/Linux. The problem has … Continue reading

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Yet Another ARMed Server – 16 ARM A9 in 80 W 1U

I might not be able to afford the 512 node servers we have seen before but now there is 1U with 16 A9 cores. That might be affordable and would give a very responsive system. see ZT Systems – R1801e … Continue reading

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Take a Tablet and Don’t Call Me

That’s the recipe many are following in personal IT. They are buying small cheap computers to do most of their personal computing. “The TabletTrack study also revealed that existing tablet sales were eating into the market for other devices. Around … Continue reading

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Judge Alsup Sees Light At The End of the Tunnel in Oracle v Google

“Currently, there are 132 claims from seven patents asserted in this action, and there are hundreds of prior art references in play for invalidity defenses. This is too much. The following schedule will ensure that only a triable number of … Continue reading

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IDC Recognizes ARM

For years, IDC has ignored ARM as a player in personal computing. That has changed. “For the first time, IDC is forecasting PC microprocessor units by processor architecture, including those based on x86 and those based on ARM. By 2015, … Continue reading

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Espionage

My spies report that they have been sight-seeing so far and have not gone shopping. The only report of IT so far is “The Internet is 1 Yuan/min. We’re at 9 and six seconds!” Chuckle. China is a different kind … Continue reading

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