2007/11/06

NEW NET Issues List for 06 Nov 2007

NEW NET will once again gather at what is becoming a favorite, albeit a tad pricey, watering hole -- the Cambria Suites Hotel on the north side of Appleton. Cambria has free wireless, excellent quality and not-your-run-of-the-mill edibles for those who didn't manage to eat the evening meal before rushing off to NEW NET, et les boissons délicieux, including Wolfgang Puck beverages and bottled soda with pure cane sugar. Below is the final list of issues for the TUESDAY, 06 November 2007, NEW NET (Northeast Wisconsin Network for Economy and Technology) 7:00 - 9:00 pm weekly gathering at Cambria Suites Hotel, 3940 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton Wisconsin, USA.

The ‘net

  1. Google OpenSocial To Launch Thursday http://tinyurl.com/249amq (TechCrunch)
  2. Facebook: “We Have Not Been Briefed On OpenSocial” http://tinyurl.com/22x7ka (TechCrunch)
  3. 50M Facebook users don't care about OpenSocial APIs http://tinyurl.com/2484z5 (Don Dodge Blog)
  4. Windows Live Calendar http://www.windowslive-hotmail.com/calendar/default.aspx?page=default&locale=en-us
  5. Who Will Give College Students Their Facebook Back? http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/11/03/the-old-college-try-who-will-give-students-their-facebook-back/
  6. HiveLive Takes Web 2.0 Upscale http://gigaom.com/2007/11/05/hivelive/
  7. Verizon sends mis-typed URLs to Verizon search page http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2007/11/verizon_search.html
  8. Socialtext gets new CEO and $9.5 million in funding http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=6806
  9. Yahoo Kickstarts a social service aimed at college grads http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9810108-7.html?tag=nefd.blgs
  10. Mark Cuban, Facebook, and OpenSocial http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/11/facebook_google_opensocial_mark_cuban.html

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. Most Consumers Clueless About Online Tracking http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,139212-c,onlineprivacy/article.html
  2. Devices Enforce Cellular Silence, Sweet but Illegal http://tinyurl.com/2yr2er (NY Times)
  3. U of Oregon fights RIAA subpoenas http://government.zdnet.com/?p=3474
  4. Apple's Latest Switchers: Malware Writers http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071102/tc_cmp/202800911
  5. Yahoo FireEagle - A Platform Service For Geo Information http://tinyurl.com/2bfywc (Tech Crunch)
  6. BitTorrent blocking goes north: Canadian ISP admits to throttling P2P http://tinyurl.com/yw6rng (Ars technica)
  7. George Clooney, Identity and Access Management http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2212105,00.asp

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. Google 411 and Microsoft Live Search 411 throwdown http://tinyurl.com/2djtdt (Ars technica)
  2. iPhone Named 'Invention Of The Year' http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071102/tc_cmp/202801348
  3. Challenger Mobile's Phone Platform: Free http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071103/tc_cmp/202801699

Open Source

  1. Everex Readies Sub-$300 Linux Notebooks http://tinyurl.com/39vn34 (PC World)
  2. Desktop Linux and hardware as ad space http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=node/1661
  3. Open source gaining traction in U.S. government http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20071102/tc_infoworld/93089

SkyNet

  1. The Wal-Mart $198 Linux gPC: 'G' for 'Green' or 'Google'? http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2704,2210432,00.asp
  2. Review - Google SketchUp for Dummies http://blogs.pcworld.com/communityvoices/archives/2007/11/book_review_goo.html
  3. Google to unveil 'Android' phone software http://www.news.com/8301-13579_3-9810358-37.html
  4. The Next MS: Google learned too well from the master http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/2007/pulpit_20071102_003354.html
  5. Google’s new mantra: Making the Web a better platform for all http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=6766
  6. Gphone: OpenHandsetAlliance http://www.openhandsetalliance.com/index.html
  7. Google unveils mobile-phone software strategy http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7375818
  8. I, Robot: The Man Behind the Google Phone http://tinyurl.com/2pjkdq (NY Times)

General Technology

  1. PCs being pushed aside in Japan http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071104/ap_on_hi_te/bye_bye_pcs
  2. PCs are Hot for the Holidays http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,139114-pg,1/article.html
  3. DARPA Urban Challenge: Live Blog http://www.popularmechanics.com/blogs/technology_news/4229745.html
  4. Some Leopard early adopters bitten by installation bugs http://tinyurl.com/yu36dk (Ars technica)
  5. HD Photo to become JPEG XR http://www.news.com/8301-13580_3-9810024-39.html
  6. NVIDIA Introduces ESA - Enthusiast System Architecture http://www.anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus/showdoc.aspx?i=3145
  7. Press F4 to Bypass Windows With Fast-Boot Technology http://www.wired.com/techbiz/it/news/2007/11/phoenix
  8. A need for speed: 802.11n router roundup http://arstechnica.com/reviews/hardware/802-11n-router-roundup.ars
  9. I'm not happy with Leopard http://www.scripting.com/stories/2007/11/05/imNotHappyWithLeopard.html
  10. Ten Storage Strategies for the Home http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1558,2212535,00.asp

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. LCD, Plasma TVs Found Highly Reliable http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071103/tc_cmp/202801834
  2. Samsung regains TV lead; Vizio back to No. 2 http://crave.cnet.com/8301-1_105-9808819-1.html
  3. 'Simpsons' really funny, but basic http://edition.cnn.com/2007/TECH/11/01/simpsons/

Economy and Technology

  1. Are You Endorsed By The Search Engines? http://searchengineland.com/071030-045344.php
  2. Google stock barrels through $700 http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071101/ap_on_hi_te/google_stock
  3. Dell to Pay $1.4 Billion for EqualLogic http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119427038077582473.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
  4. Web 2.0 On The Ropes; Kleiner Perkins Halts Investments http://www.siliconvalleywatcher.com/mt/archives/2007/11/web_20_is_on_th.php

Civilian Aerospace

  1. P5A - An amateur satellite to Mars http://spacefiles.blogspot.com/2007/10/p5a-amateur-satellite-to-mars.html
  2. Armadillo: Hard start, tough finish http://www.thespacereview.com/article/990/1
  3. John Carmack: We Failed http://www.armadilloaerospace.com/n.x/Armadillo/Home/News?news_id=350

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. Quantum3D Announces LibertyATX HPC System http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/071029/0320945.html
  2. NVIDIA’s 8800 GT http://www.informationweek.com/hardware/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=202603093

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