2008/06/10

NEW NET Issues List for 10 Jun 2008

NEW NET will meet on Tuesday, 10 June 2008, at the Cambria Suites Hotel on the north side of Appleton. Cambria has friendly and helpful staff, reliable free wireless, food and a variety of beverages. Below is the final list of issues for this week's 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. Lingro: Possibly The Coolest Dictionary and Translation Service We've Ever Seen http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/lingro_dictionary_translation.php
  2. Generation Y - Welcome To Their World http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/gen_y_welcome_to_our_world.php
  3. Mars Lander 'Tweets' at Space Fans http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=4988839&page=1

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. Tech Problem Stumps Yahoo, Forces Mail Features Rollback http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20080610/tc_pcworld/146943
  2. Billion Dollar Market For Malware Authors http://whitepapers.zdnet.com/abstract.aspx?docid=329321&promo=100601
  3. Malware on legit sites poses most risk to users http://www.securityfocus.com/brief/751
  4. Ransomware Encrypts Victim Files With 1,024-Bit Key http://blog.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2008/06/ransomware_encrypts_victim_fil.html?nav=rss_blog

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. HTC Touch Diamond first-impressions http://www.phonemag.com/htc-touch-diamond-unboxing-first-impressions-063095.php
  2. HTC’s Teeter shows off how physical feedback can immerse you in a game http://blogs.zdnet.com/mobile-gadgeteer/?p=1168
  3. Six Questions About the New iPhone http://www.businessweek.com/the_thread/techbeat/archives/2008/06/four_questions.html
  4. MobileMe: iPhone finally gets OTA syncing – for a price http://blogs.zdnet.com/Apple/?p=1847
  5. Apple's MobileMe Will Crush Microsoft and Google (If it Works) http://www.crn.com/software/208402978
  6. Apple may soon be free from AT&T http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-9964695-17.html
  7. Apple answers call for iPhone applications http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9964401-2.html
  8. iPhone 3G is faster, but AT&T raises rates http://www.macworld.com/article/133872/2008/06/fasternotcheaper.html

Open Source

  1. Acer Sees Linux as Key to Low-cost Laptops http://tinyurl.com/5z2vnl (PC World)
  2. Using Snort: Part 1: Installation and configuration http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/web/library/wa-snort1/
  3. Enable circular scrolling on a laptop’s synaptics touchpad http://tinyurl.com/6hz3go (DigiWanderlust)
  4. Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 8.04 http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfect-desktop-ubuntu-studio-8.04

SkyNet

  1. Google's experimental Gmail toys http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7441132.stm
  2. Gmail Labs: The Mouse That Roared http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/06/07/the-mouse-that-roared/
  3. Kaiser Chooses Microsoft Over Google For Personal Health Records Initiative http://searchengineland.com/080609-115807.php
  4. Do You Trust Google to Resist Data Mining Across Services? http://tinyurl.com/5venkn (ReadWriteWeb)
  5. Google Result Offers You to "Skip Intro" http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2008-06-10-n16.html
  6. Google Docs to Add PDF Storage http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/06/google-docs-to-add-support-for-pdfs.html

General Technology

  1. Nature Gave Him a Blueprint, but Not Overnight Success http://tinyurl.com/6657by (NY Times)
  2. AMD's ATI XGP Powers External Graphics From a Laptop http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20080605/tc_nf/60160
  3. AMD Launches Puma Platform for Gaming, HD Laptops http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20080604/tc_nf/60124
  4. AMD Pushes 'Budapest' to Market http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Infrastructure/AMD-Pushes-Budapest-to-Market/
  5. Apple in Parallel: Turning the PC World Upside Down? http://tinyurl.com/3ljkz3 (NY Times)

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. Stewart and Colbert have come to Hulu http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-9964430-36.html
  2. Disney puts movies online for free http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2008/06/wonderful-world.html

Economy and Technology

  1. The big get bigger as Verizon swallows up Alltel http://tinyurl.com/3phccv (Ars technica)

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Burt Rutan, Designer Of SpaceShipOne, Steps Down as Scaled President http://www.space.com/news/ap-080605-burt-rutan-steps-down.html
  2. Virgin Galactic will roll out mega-mothership http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/2008-06-09-virgin-galactic-mothership_N.htm

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. When to use in-socket accelerators http://www.hpcwire.com/topic/systems/In-Socket_Accelerators__When_to_Use_Them.html
  2. Application Performance Has Chased Multicore's Speed Right Over a Cliff http://www.hpcwire.com/blogs/19582529.html
  3. What's next for the x86? http://tinyurl.com/5aecbw (ComputerWorld)
  4. LabView poised for parallel role http://preview.tinyurl.com/5na99s (EETimes)

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