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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A first-of-its-kind tool that highway planners can use to accurately forecast freight and truck traffic was unveiled here Wednesday by researchers from The University of Alabama in Huntsville."

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"the troubled Canadian telecommunications equipment maker, is looking to sell its controlling stake in a South Korean joint venture to raise desperately needed cash."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) has become the latest major Internet organisation to warn that IPv4 addresses will run out by 2010. ARIN has now begun issuing letters to ISPs owning blocks of IPv4 addresses, which encourages them to adopt IPv6. The group will also begin making it more difficult to gain new IPv4 addresses via a tougher vetting process."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The security industry's biggest shift, according to ESET, is that malware used to be created by programmers seeking fame; now it is created by organized crime groups. There are more and more targeted attacks on specific companies in which hackers and malware writers use profiling and social engineering tactics to gain access to computers."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"BlueLock provides IT infrastructure -- or servers -- for companies to load their software applications onto. Companies pay a monthly fee -- from as low as $900 to as much as $15,000 a month -- for that computer power, storage and bandwidth. But they don't buy any of the underlying hardware, which can cost at least $300,000."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"New Mexico might become the first state to roll out a completely integrated smart green electric grid, thanks in large part to the state’s supercomputing capabilities."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

If it wasn't for those damn bills, I might own one of these...  -Carl

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Arizona, already a dominant force in the solar sector, is adding another $1 billion solar plant to its repertoire. The state just struck a deal with Albiasa Solar to build the 200-megawatt concentrated solar facility near Kingman, Ariz. — a city in the northwest part of the state very close to the California and Nevada borders."
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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"In Connecticut, anyone seeking a state official's financial disclosure report -- a key to looking for political and financial conflicts of interest -- must e-mail a request; whether the request will be honored is at the discretion of the governor. In Maine, the law requires that financial disclosure reports be posted on the Web -- but they aren't."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The bill would not reduce the number of H-1B visas -- now 85,000 per year -- but contains provisions to increase oversight and enforcement and discourage outsourcing of H-1B visa holders. It also requires all employers seeking to hire an H-1B visa holder to pledge that they have made a "good faith" effort to hire American workers first."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The power grid is an obvious target for terrorists, but experts disagree about how to secure it"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The first casualty of war, the Greek playwright Aeschylus said, is the truth...And unlike in past wars, the government itself may not do the snooping. Instead, it will most likely let private industry do the dirty work, essentially outsourcing cyber intelligence gathering."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The deal continues IMAX's commitment to growing its network in China, IMAX's largest international growth market, with 41 IMAX theatres scheduled to be operating in the country by 2012. IMAX has signed contracts for more than 200 IMAX digital projection systems worldwide, with 76 currently in operation and approximately 60 additional locations scheduled to be in operation by year end."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"With online banking an increasingly important way of interacting with our banks, the security of online transactions is a huge issue for users. Even more important for banks is the perception of security, as users worried by scare stories about stolen passwords and plundered accounts are likely to retreat to older, safer, but for the banks much more costly methods of doing business: mail, phone and face-to-face interaction."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"You spend a few hours a day, up to 20 a week, at your computer, supplying answers online to customer questions about technical matters like how to set up an Internet home network or how to program a new high-definition television."

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