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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Ext3, the default Linux file system for many years, is definitely starting to show its age. Modern mass storage devices are approaching its limits and block-based data management is no longer adequate for modern file sizes. High time for an update!"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"New research from the Anti-Phishing Working Group shows how phishers are better covering their tracks -- and what to do when phishers compromise your Website"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The latest version of the specification will, among other advancements, offer networking capabilities with Ethernet connectivity and will add an audio return channel to enable upstream audio connections via the HDMI cable."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The publication this morning of a finalized specification for SATA 3.0 could eliminate a key data transfer bottleneck, possibly more-than-doubling throughput."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

 

"A new way of printing organic electronics is more reliable and yields higher performance."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"In some instances, biometric security technology can be preferable to a traditional username/password system. However, biometrics is not synonymous with perfect security. For instance, trying to get a machine to recognize voices and faces without being fooled is tricky. Still, vendors are sharpening their techniques to make sure that the body part being scanned really is yours -- and that it's still attached."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"InfoWorld Test Center attacks Astaro, SonicWall, WatchGuard, and ZyXel firewalls, and only one puts up a fight"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The cost of providing security for a wide variety of mobile devices -- both inside and outside of company walls -- may seem prohibitive to many businesses. However, when the cost of a potential data breach is taken into account, it may start looking like a bargain."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Simply, HD Voice is todays VoIP! This is plain marketing if people buy it...  -Carl

"Key executives at major telecommunications vendors said they know which businesses will buy into HD voice -- and see it helping even consumers."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The fast undersea cable will enter service in 2011 and connect the region's biggest economies"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Exactly how Lebanese authorities managed to break up the alleged espionage network remains unclear, but police displayed sophisticated devices they say were seized. They included a landscape survey sensor concealed in the cap of a water cooler, a car battery jump charger that transmits data and other electronic items hidden in furniture."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Amazon has introduced a new method to move large amounts of data to and from its Amazon S3 cloud storage. The method is decidedly low-tech—it involves shipping the data through the mail on an external device."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Classified advertising has all but collapsed for many newspapers, down from $17 billion in 2005 to less than $10 billion today. Why? Blame online alternatives like Craigslist. Online classified ads are growing in popularity among Internet-using adults, sapping newspapers of a major revenue source. The shift isn't surprising, though, given the demographics of those who use such ads."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Finally!  -Carl

"Here's a company that was telling people that its products were secure, then briefly said they were not secure, and then said it had misspoken, and subsequently used the "Macs are safe" stance as a selling point, when in truth the only way they are safer is that Macs are less attractive to virus writers because there are relatively few of them compared to the number of Windows PCs."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Encouraging?  -Carl

"Clinically significant errors were found in reporting the body side of the lesion in radiology reports between the body and impression sections, according to a study in the May issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology."

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