NEW NET Issues List for 04 December 2007

Below is the final list of issues for the TUESDAY, 04 December 2007, NEW NET (Northeast Wisconsin Network for Economy and Technology) 7:00 - 9:00 pm weekly gathering upstairs at Tom's Drive In, 501 N Westhill Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

The ‘net

  1. There's No Money In The Long Tail of the Blogosphere http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/blogosphere_long_tail.php
  2. Future of the Web coming fast and furious http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9824586-7.html
  3. NASA Releases New, Interactive Map of Antarctica http://www.abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=3922038&page=1
  4. AT&T Boosts Dial-Up Fees http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20071201/tc_pcworld/140184
  5. Cybersquatting daisy-chain leads to Dell trademark infringement lawsuit http://tinyurl.com/25jhdt (Ars technica)
  6. SixApart Sells LiveJournal To A Russian Group http://gigaom.com/2007/12/02/sixapart-sells-livejournal-to-a-russian-group/
  7. Who clicks on ads? And what might this mean? http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2007/12/03/who_clicks_on_a.html

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. Subverted search sites lead to massive malware attack in progress http://tinyurl.com/3yu6gd (ComputerWorld)
  2. Google expunges malware sites from search results http://tinyurl.com/2f2x2g (ComputerWorld)
  3. Feds lose bid for Amazon.com customer records http://www.news.com/8301-13578_3-9824635-38.html?tag=cd.blog
  4. DNI Must Release Telecom Immunity Meeting Docs ASAP http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/11/top-spy-must-re.html
  5. How Does Bruce Schneier Protect His Laptop Data? With His Fists — and PGP http://tinyurl.com/2zdm86 (Wired)
  6. Top of SANS 2007 Internet Threats List: The Gullible http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2223021,00.asp
  7. Malware Targets E-Banking Security Technology http://tinyurl.com/2gxnue (WashingtonPost)
  8. Government-Sponsored Cyberattacks on the Rise http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,313749,00.html

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. Verizon iPhone WILL be here within a year or so: here’s why http://blogs.zdnet.com/ip-telephony/?p=2761
  2. DIA sets Wi-Fi free http://www.denverpost.com/ci_7585581
  3. When Networks Collide: AT&T and Apple http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/2007/pulpit_20071129_003521.html
  4. In Japan Half The Top Selling Books Are Written On Mobile Phones http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/12/02/in-japan-half-the-top-selling-books-are-written-on-mobile-phones/
  5. Verizon Wireless Joins Google-Backed Phone Consortium http://blog.wired.com/business/2007/12/verizon-wireles.html
  6. iPhone browser count rockets past WinMo http://www.crunchgear.com/2007/12/04/iphone-browser-count-rockets-past-winmo/

Open Source

  1. GNU PDF to fill missing gap in functionality http://www.linux.com/feature/122195
  2. Cloudsmith service pushes 'virtual distros' http://news.yahoo.com/i/1817
  3. Writer's Café: An IDE for writers http://www.linux.com/feature/121741


  1. Google Spectrum Auction Is a Go http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2225530,00.asp
  2. Consumers Win in Spectrum Auction http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/11/whos-going-to-win-spectrum-auction.html
  3. Google Earth Heading Towards Extinction? http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/11/28/google-earth-heading-towards-extinction/
  4. Google: Our Maps http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2007/11/my-our-maps.html
  5. My Location: Google Mapping Software Bridges the GPS Gap http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2223974,00.asp
  6. Group chat and rich emoticons in Gmail chat http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2007/11/group-chat-and-rich-emoticons-now.html
  7. Google's Search for Renewable Energy (BlogRunner smorgasbord) http://www.blogrunner.com/snapshot/news/6/0/googles_search_for_renewable_energy/
  8. AIM in Gmail Chat https://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=61024

General Technology

  1. AMD's Struggles Knock It Off Top 10 Chip-Maker List http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,140077-c,chips/article.html
  2. Testers see Windows XP passing Vista http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071130/ap_on_hi_te/microsoft_xp_sp3_performance
  3. Is software too soft? http://blog.jonudell.net/2007/11/30/is-software-too-soft/

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. A well-polished iPod http://news.bostonherald.com/entertainment/gift_guide/mens/view.bg?articleid=1047524#articleFull
  2. Amazon 1 Billion MP3 Giveaway Offer http://tinyurl.com/2supfh (PaidContent)
  3. Nero Bringing TiVo Technology to the PC http://news.yahoo.com/s/zd/20071128/tc_zd/220439
  4. The games helmet that reads minds http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/gadgets_and_gaming/article2926810.ece
  5. $18 Billion Merger Brings Guitar Hero, Warcraft Under One Roof http://blog.wired.com/games/2007/12/merger-brings-g.html

Economy and Technology

  1. Motorola's Ed Zander Out, Greg Brown In As CEO http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2225556,00.asp
  2. TJX to Pay $40.9M to Banks for Data Breach http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,140174-c,networksecurity/article.html
  3. Dell shares fall 12.8% Friday http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071130/ap_on_hi_te/earns_dell

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Entrepreneur of the Year: Elon Musk http://www.inc.com/magazine/20071201/entrepreneur-of-the-year-elon-musk.html
  2. K-12 Students Design Space Greenhouse http://www.challenger.org/clc/engdesign.cfm
  3. What space startups really need http://www.thespacereview.com/article/1007/1
  4. Space Entrepreneurs Wait for that 'Netscape Moment' http://www.space.com/spacenews/071126-new-space-markets.html
  5. Space tripping: Out-of-this-world adventures http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22030890/

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. Larrabee and Intel's acquisition of Neoptica http://www.beyond3d.com/content/news/534
  2. Desktop Supercomputer Gets a Name http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1913860.html
  3. Canadian student maps brain to image search http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1891450207;fp;16;fpid;1



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