NEW NET Issues List for 01 May 2007

Below is the final list of issues for the TUESDAY, 01 May 02007, NEW NET (Northeast Wisconsin Network for Economy and Technology) 6:57 - 9:00 pm weekly gathering upstairs at Tom's Drive In, 501 N Westhill Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

One of the items for tonight will likely be getting a tour of Andy's new phone which he picked up across the pond. Another item is discussion of the planned NEW NET meeting on 22 May 2007 at EAA, if both Adam and Erik are still available for that evening.

The ‘net

  1. PlayStation Meets Mainframe http://www.ddj.com/blog/portal/archives/2007/04/playstation_mee.html
  2. LinkedIn Launches Corporate Blog http://mashable.com/2007/04/25/linkedin-blog/
  3. Joost Signs Major Advertisers http://clickz.com/showPage.html?page=3625683
  4. Selling a Convenient Untruth http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/070429/7iraq.htm
  5. Lawmakers propose reversal of Net radio fee increases http://news.com.com/2100-1028_3-6179627.html
  6. Jamglue's Growth and Scaling http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/04/jamglues_growth.html
  7. Joost TV Open for Business http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,131434-c,onlineentertainment/article.html
  8. Jabber creator signs on to Wikia search project http://news.com.com/2100-1032_3-6180379.html

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. June 2007: Ad Aware to Get Big Upgrade http://blogs.pcworld.com/staffblog/archives/004027.html
  2. As Web 2.0 evolves, security becomes an issue http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/04/25/HNweb2security_1.html
  3. Startup pitches smarter AV http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20070425/tc_infoworld/88010
  4. New US Border Check Tool: Google http://searchengineland.com/070424-094350.php
  5. Ohio U. Limits File-Sharing Programs http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/4749165.html
  6. Laptop Recovers Lost Data In 60 Seconds http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20070428/tc_cmp/199202224

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. LG KE850 PRADA was just a beginning http://www.unwiredview.com/2007/04/26/lg-ke850-prada-was-just-a-beginning/
  2. Nokia Joins 'Mobile Wallet' Initiative http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20070426/bs_nf/51786

Open Source

  1. The Virtues of Monoculture http://www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog/2007/04/the_virtues_of_monoculture.html
  2. Adobe Flex goes open source http://blogs.zdnet.com/Stewart/?p=353
  3. Ubuntu Linux Vs. Windows Vista: The Battle For Your Desktop http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=199201179


  1. Google Scratches Google Calendar Maintenance http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20070425/tc_pcworld/131229
  2. Google Declares Personalized Home Page Glitch Solved http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,131312-c,google/article.html
  3. Google Calls Viacom Suit on YouTube Unfounded http://tinyurl.com/2fdh6n (NY Times)
  4. iGoogle, Personalized Search And You http://searchengineland.com/070501-084656.php
  5. Googling state government documents http://www.nytimes.com/cnet/CNET_2100-1038_3-6180002.html?_r=3&oref=slogin&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

General Technology

  1. Vista: 'Moving day for all those files' http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/04/19/technology/ptbasic.php
  2. Let PCmover Migrate For You http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1558,2121648,00.asp
  3. Build Your Own Internet-Controlled Robots http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,131237-c,futuretechnology/article.html
  4. Dell Swaps Hard Drives For Flash In More Notebooks http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=199201481
  5. Top 10: USB thumb drive tricks http://lifehacker.com/software/lifehacker-top-10/lh-top-10-usb-thumb-drive-tricks-255738.php
  6. Vista – End of the Dream? http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2007/04/29/vista_end_dream/
  7. Getting books published without a publisher http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003684505_ptselfpublish28.html

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. Nintendo Sales Up, but Wii Misses Target http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20070426/tc_pcworld/131243
  2. IBM announces Cell-based "gameframe" system for hosting virtual worlds http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070427-ibm-announces-cell-based-gameframe-system-for-hosting-virtual-worlds.html
  3. Dance Dance Revolution hits the high school gym class http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070430-dance-dance-revolution-coming-to-a-gym-class-near-you.html
  4. GameTap to offer free, ad-supported gaming, along with new store http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070501-gametap-to-offer-free-ad-supported-gaming-along-with-new-store.html

Economy and Technology

  1. MySQL hits $50 million revenue, plans IPO http://news.com.com/2100-7344_3-6179290.html
  2. Payscale, shows useful compensation info http://venturebeat.com/2007/04/25/payscale-providing-useful-info-on-compensation/
  3. HitForge, a new twist on incubators http://gigaom.com/2007/04/25/hitforge/
  4. Strong sales of Macs, iPods = Apple dancing http://www.usatoday.com/money/companies/earnings/2007-04-25-apple_N.htm
  5. Americans Spend $1,200 A Year On Tech Gadgets http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20070428/tc_cmp/199202277

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Hawking goes zero-G: ‘Space, here I come’ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18334489/
  2. Q&A with Charles Simonyi http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003677786_websimonyiqa23.html
  3. Planet Hunters Edge Closer to Their Holy Grail http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/070424_exoplanet_side.html
  4. Private Rocket Launches Ashes of Star Trek's Scotty http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/070429_upaerospace_sl2lnch.html

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. Revenge of the SMP? http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1536477.html
  2. HPC: Meeting the Ethanol Challenge http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1532996.html
  3. MIT Students Complete First Course on Cell Broadband Engine http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1533844.html



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