Prescott? Pentium 5? Pentium 6? So many isotopes for one Element... Via Ars Technica.
The jist of the article: Intel will be using AMD's X86-64 technology!
An updated version of Nullsoft's WASTE peer-to-peer tool illustrates the difficulty in blocking unauthorized programs. Via internetnews.com: Top News.
The company yesterday amended a countersuit it filed against The SCO Group in August, adding the charge of copyright infringement. Via Computerworld News.
You may be a poor working slob with a pathetic salary, but compared with 99 percent of the world's population, you're stinking rich. A new website starkly illustrates just how well off we are in the West. By Leander Kahney. Via Wired News.
A humorous take on Universal's recent price reductions on compact discs. Read all about it.
Straight from the "whiny beotch" department. Microsoft is complaining about the recent plan by Japan, China and South Korea to create a trusted open source OS for use by the state. From the article: "Governments should not be in the position to decide who the winners are". I guess convicted monopolists should be, eh? Read all about it on CNET News.
You'd think these people would know better. Guess not.
First up is a guy charged with speeding. What's the big deal you say? Well, he was charged with doing 182 MPH in his Lamborghini Diablo! And driving drunk, no less. Sounds like jail time to me! Have a look.
Next up is an even better story. We all like growing plants, right? How about growing marijuana? Probably not, right? Well, you definitely wouldn't grow it next to a police station!