NEW NET Issues List for 13 Nov 2007

NEW NET will meet tonight at the excellent Cambria Suites Hotel on the north side of Appleton. Cambria has free wireless, great quality meals for those who don't have time to eat supper before coming to NEW NET and a good variety of drink choices. Below is the final list of issues for the Tuesday, 13 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. Blist: Web-Based Database App http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/11/10/blist-prepares-easy-web-based-database-application/
  2. Live Search gets gimmicky: taps prizes to lure search engine users, data http://tinyurl.com/2flhp9 (Ars technica)
  3. Internet2 & LambdaRail merger called off http://tinyurl.com/2723pz (Ars technica)
  4. Click a mouse, feed a mouth in U.N. campaign http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071109/tc_nm/food_dc
  5. Six Days Later, 90% Of Navisite Servers Back Up http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071109/tc_cmp/202804047
  6. MySpace invites Facebook to new OpenSocial technical platform http://tinyurl.com/2skjxk (MarketWatch)
  7. SocialAds Implications: Facebook will Acquire iLike and Flixster http://tinyurl.com/yotsv8 (Dare Obasanjo)
  8. Hack the Holidays and Score the Best Deals Online http://www.wired.com/culture/lifestyle/news/2007/11/shopping_strategies
  9. OpenBox: One place to save all your stuff, everywhere http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9815555-2.html

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. The Eternal Value of Privacy http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2006/05/70886
  2. Russian hacker gang vanishes day after moving to China http://tinyurl.com/yo5jau (ComputerWorld)
  3. PIRATE Act swashbuckles back into Senate http://tinyurl.com/2hjj5r (Ars technica)
  4. Feds can get at "secure" e-mail http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071108-secure-hushmail-can-still-talk-to-the-feds.html
  5. IndiaTimes.com Visitors Risk High Exposure To Malware http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071110/tc_cmp/202804433
  6. Trend Micro Protects PS3 From Bad Web Sites http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20071108/tc_pcworld/139414
  7. Microsoft exec calls XP hack 'frightening' http://www.news.com/Microsoft-exec-calls-XP-hack-frightening/2100-7349_3-6218238.htm
  8. Seagate ships Maxtor hard drives with viruses http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/11/12/Seagate-ships-virus-laden-hard-drives_1.html

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. Cellphone Straitjacket Is Inspiring a Rebellion http://tinyurl.com/yobwlw (NY Times)
  2. IPhone goes on sale in Europe http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071110/ap_on_hi_te/europe_apple_iphone
  3. iPhone Crowds? Don’t believe the hype! http://www.dialaphone.co.uk/blog/?p=750
  4. ARM's CEO talks of iPhone, Android, and Acorns http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20071108/tc_infoworld/93267
  5. LG Launches iPhone-Like Smartphone In Europe http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071107/tc_cmp/202802997
  6. Avaya Gives iPhone an Enterprise Extension http://www.internetnews.com/ent-news/article.php/3710486

Open Source

  1. Red Hat Taps Amazon Compute Cloud http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20071108/bs_nf/56578
  2. Red Hat's Fedora 8 hope: An all-purpose Linux foundation http://www.news.com/8301-13580_3-9813113-39.html
  3. Use open source to build your own top-class online presence for nothing http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15281/53/
  4. New Yahoo! Program:Open-Source Software for Internet Computing http://yhoo.client.shareholder.com/press/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=275236
  5. One-stop open-source support launched in U.K. http://www.news.com/One-stop-open-source-support-launched-in-U.K./2100-7344_3-6218232.html
  6. gOS: The Little Desktop Linux that Came Out of the Blue http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2216197,00.asp


  1. Q&A With Google Android Developer http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,139331-c,nonwindowsoss/article.html
  2. Gas stations getting pumped for Google Maps http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9812772-7.html
  3. Google's web indexing architecture targeted by patent lawsuit http://tinyurl.com/2hk35a (Ars technica)
  4. That’s Your AIM in My GTalk http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/11/09/thats-your-aim-in-my-gtalk/
  5. Google Android: we want developers but… http://scobleizer.com/2007/11/12/google-android-we-want-developers-but/
  6. Google & Go Daddy Partner On Webmaster Tools http://www.internetfinancialnews.com/financialblogtalk/news/ifn-6-20071113GoogleGoDaddyPartneronWebmasterTools.html

General Technology

  1. Hypervisor/flash combos mean an OS is just one way to boot http://tinyurl.com/2cl4zx (Ars technica)
  2. HP Zooms Out of Camera Business http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20071108/tc_pcworld/139399
  3. Skeptics raise doubts on global warming http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/1111climate-debate1111.html
  4. IBM: Next Phase of Autonomic Computing http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/marketwire/0325886.htm
  5. Kansas City schools distribute MacBooks http://news.yahoo.com/s/macworld/20071107/tc_macworld/kansascity20071107
  6. Intel Ships Power-Efficient Penryn CPUs http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,139511/article.html
  7. The Nerd Handbook http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2007/11/11/the_nerd_handbook.html
  8. VMware Updates Its Free Offering http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2215586,00.asp

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. John Carmack on the Nintendo DS http://uk.ds.ign.com/articles/833/833894p1.html
  2. AT&T Adds Pandora Music Service To Some Cell Phones http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071109/tc_cmp/202803827
  3. EA to close Chicago office http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071106/ap_on_hi_te/electronic_arts_closure

Economy and Technology

  1. Confident in US tech sector melts away http://news.yahoo.com/s/ft/20071109/bs_ft/fto110920071844522767
  2. Revolution Online Money Transfer Service vs PayPal http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20071109/tc_cmp/202804023
  3. IBM in $5B Deal for Cognos http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gRoq-_O1FjF4ovX3de8sbU8tmFKgD8SS58K00

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Student satellite to orbit Earth http://tinyurl.com/ypdf6t (Spartan Daily)
  2. 2008 Regolith Excavation Challenge http://spaceprizes.blogspot.com/2007/11/2008-regolith-excavation-challenge_09.html
  3. NASA 50th Anniversary Essay Competition http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/F_Essay_Competition.html
  4. SpaceDev to Develop New Thermal Radiator Technology for Air Force http://spacedev.com/press_more_info.php?id=209

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. AMD stream processor card goes against Nvidia’s Tesla http://www.tgdaily.com/content/view/34761/118/
  2. RapidMind Releases Multi-core Development Platform v3.0 http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1878231.html
  3. ISC'08 Previewed at SC07 http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1883727.html
  4. Purdue Named NSF High Performance Computing Center http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1871601.html
  5. Supercomputer researcher joins Microsoft http://tinyurl.com/2ctvxf (Ars technica)



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