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November 18, 2008  1:17 PM

Overheard: USB 3.0 is on its way



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FireWire, Technology, USB 3.0

tuan_nguyen.jpg According to official specifications, USB 3.0 will officially be known as SuperSpeed USB and carry with it a...

November 17, 2008  10:28 PM

Overheard: net neutrality



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Net neutrality, Technology

julian_sanchez.jpg In print and TV, we see a range of models for divvying up the cost of getting content to the...


November 13, 2008  12:05 PM

Overheard: The Microsoft Operations Framework is ITIL-lite



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
ITIL, Microsoft, Microsoft Operations Framework, Technology

niel-nickolaisen2.jpg The Microsoft Operations Framework? I call it ITIL-lite. Same idea of a set of best practices but...


November 12, 2008  8:39 PM

Overheard: We don’t need no stinkin’ credit card. Give us your e-mail address book.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
corporate espionage, cybercrime, identity theft, Security, Technology

gunter_ollmann.jpg Elite cybergangs can no longer make great money stealing and selling personal identity data. Thousands...


November 12, 2008  1:19 PM

Overheard: How will power-line broadband work?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
broadband Internet, modems, power-line broadband, Technology

rural.jpg International Business Machines Corp. said it has been hired to work with rural electricity cooperatives to...


November 12, 2008  12:43 PM

Overheard: The future of SaaS is in appliances?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, virtual appliance, Virtualization

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November 12, 2008  2:38 AM

Overheard: Using fast flux for nefarious purposes



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
botnets, fast flux, load balancing, Security, Technology

skoudis3.gif Since the summer of 2007, there has been an explosion of large-scale fast-flux botnets. With this technique, bad...


November 12, 2008  2:24 AM

Overheard: Hardware level encryption and EPO



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Encryption, full disk encryption, Security, Technology

elinor_mills2.jpg A hot area for encryption right now is full disk encryption, in which every piece of data on a hard drive...


November 11, 2008  7:33 PM

Overheard: A virtual appliance isn’t something you buy on Second Life



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, virtual appliance, virtual machine, Virtualization

josh_suereth.jpg So what is a virtual appliance? A virtual appliance is a virtual machine that can be distributed (like any...


November 10, 2008  1:42 PM

Overheard: Peltier effect



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cooling, Peltier effect, Technology

jean_charles_peltier1.jpg In 1834, a clockmaker named Jean Charles Peltier found that if you take two wires of...


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