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"highlighting 75 of the most frequently downloaded open-source security applications"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Despite its glacially slow advance into the US broadband market, the Federal Communications Commission has championed broadband over powerline (BPL) as a "third-pipe" alternative to the DSL/cable duopoly in the US. An appeals court dealt the Commission and BPL backers a blow late last week, siding with ham radio operators by ruling that the FCC erred in its rule-making for the technology."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Ah, The climate debate! I wonder what the ideal temperature for the earth should be, in all seasons, in all reagions, for all times, and who are "we" to decide anyway? Seems similar to fleas on a beast debating amongst themselves their vehicle's best behavior for their cozy survival...Silliness!  -Carl

"Hurricane forecaster says his dispute with school focuses on global warming debate...By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting and teaching 70 graduate students who now populate the National Hurricane Center and other research outposts, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution in Fort Collins, Colo., where he has worked for nearly half a century, has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Botnet fighters have another tool in their arsenal, thanks to Microsoft. The software vendor is giving law enforcers access to a special tool that keeps tabs on botnets, using data compiled from the 450 million computer users who have installed the Malicious Software Removal tool that ships with Windows."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Microsoft spends millions of dollars each year developing security products that it gives to law enforcement agencies, knowing that it may not make any money directly in return. The work is part of the company's efforts to be a good corporate citizen, although there are also some business benefits from the work it does."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"More than one billion acres of biotech crops have been grown in the US, but their environmental impacts are not fully known. In Arizona, farmers share maps of biotech cotton fields with University of Arizona scientists, enabling detailed analyses of the effects of this technology. Now a team of biologists proposes that making similar maps of the entire US available to scientists will permit much-needed studies of the environmental impacts of genetically engineered crops."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Switching from Internet Explorer to alternative browsers may make users feel more secure, but hackers are also making the switch"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Meeting regulatory demands is tough -- and doing so in a cost-efficient manner is even tougher. There are various software products out there to help companies streamline how they manage their compliance efforts. For instance, Compliance Coach offers a software product called "Compliance Pal," which provides identity theft protection."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The rising price of soybeans is putting the squeeze on biodiesel producers, leading some to close down operations."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"hospital administrators and medical device manufacturers fear similar problems could happen again if federal regulators don't place limits on requests by Google, Microsoft, and other high-tech companies to free up spectrum "white spaces" between television channels."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurred on April 26, 1986. As the world’s worst nuclear power plant accident, it has been causing major contamination for years. Now, an international project is set to build a gigantic shelter to cover the site and its deadly radioactive materials."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"the Ciena product was chosen by Embarq to boost capacity in its metro regional network while also enabling the carrier to make the transition from Sonet-based services to those deployed over native Ethernet."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The University of Colorado at Boulder says it is investigating the impact of a data breach discovered last Friday that may have given an attacker access to private information on 9,000 students and 500 instructors."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"India became a major force in global outsourcing with its huge pool of English-speaking, well-educated labor force -- often prepared to work for much less than their counterparts in America and Europe. But in recent years, companies have struggled to fill positions as the high-tech industry expanded faster than qualified workers were being trained."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The DSL Forum is helping IPTV providers get a better view into user quality of experience"

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