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October, 2008


October 21, 2008  11:43 AM

Overheard: Drizle will target MySQL users



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Database, Drizzle, MySQL, Technology

monty.jpg Drizzle will target the MySQL core users, the web users whose requirements have been ignored for years while the core...

October 15, 2008  4:28 PM

Overheard: Hubble telescope hardware failure



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
burn-in rate, Technology

allard_beutel1.gif The hardware failed, it's unrecoverable.  They did testing and it's no longer fixable from the...


October 14, 2008  7:28 PM

Overheard: Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) QoS



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Wi-fi, WMM

david_callisch.jpg To really solve these VoIP problem, Wi-Fi systems must be able to constantly choose transmission paths...


October 14, 2008  11:28 AM

Overheard: IPTV vs Internet TV – What’s the difference?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet TV, IPTV, Technology, Telecom

van_den_dam_rob2.jpg IPTV is a system where video content is transmitted in the form of IP-data packages over a closed...


October 9, 2008  4:52 PM

Overheard: NEOSSat project announced on 100th anniversary of meteorite crash



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
NEOSSat, satellites

dawn_walton.jpg Fittingly, the NEOSSat project was announced just a few days before the 100th anniversary of the Tunguska...


October 8, 2008  5:35 PM

Overheard: Mail Goggles are a sobriety CAPTCHA



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

jonathan_perlow.jpg When you enable Mail Goggles, it will check that you're really sure you want to send that late night...


October 8, 2008  11:02 AM

Overheard: Clickjacking can turn your computer into a remote surveillance device



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
clickjacking, Spyware

jeremiah_grossman.jpg The bad news is that with clickjacking, any computer with a microphone and/or a web camera...


October 7, 2008  2:32 PM

What is IT? First GUI desktop



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
desktop computer, What is IT?

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October 6, 2008  2:11 PM

Overheard: Geva Perry explains PaaS



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
PaaS, Technology

geva_perry.jpg Another dimension PaaS vendors should think about is who is the target user of the platform. The typical...


October 6, 2008  12:49 PM

Overheard: LTE is like Alex P. Keaton



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
4G, LTE, Technology, WiMAX

alexpkeaton.jpg If WiMax is the hippie, grass-roots parents on “Family Ties,” LTE is closer to Alex P. Keaton.


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