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January 26, 2008  7:03 PM

Overheard: I’m declaring that 2008 will be the year of the thin client



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
HP, prediction, Ssd, Technology, Thin clients

bob_odonnell.gif Either HP sells thin clients, or someone else does. Sometimes, you have to eat your own children. IDC...

January 25, 2008  8:16 PM

Overheard: Explaining art in a way that every geek can understand



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

paint.gif Paul Wineguy has graciously given permission for me to reprint some of his...


January 25, 2008  2:40 PM

Overheard: Phish tales — proof there is no honor among thieves



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Security, Technology

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January 24, 2008  1:36 PM

Overheard: The secret history of Silicon Valley



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
military tech, Technology

Warning: This video is quite long and runs more like an hour TV show. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/hFSPHfZQpIQ" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Steve Blank offers a glimpse behind the curtain, historically speaking. This recording is part of a...


January 22, 2008  2:08 AM

Overheard: Will Real ID makes data theft easier?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Security, Technology

burglar.jpg Here's an ugly prediction that you can take to the bank: as the amount of data that the feds collect on innocent...


January 21, 2008  11:50 AM

Overheard: Forget about retaining your top executive talent — focus on retaining your customers!



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

circuit_city.jpg Circuit City (Fortune 500) announced last month that it approved millions in cash...


January 17, 2008  7:56 PM

What is IT? The world’s smallest RFID chip



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

hitachi_radio_chip_powder.jpghitachi-smallest-rfid.jpg These RFID chips...


January 17, 2008  7:36 PM

What is IT? The world’s smallest full-featured motherboard



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

pico_itx_motherboard_via.jpg This is the world's smallest full-featured x86 motherboard. It's designed for ultra compact embedded PCs, gaming systems and appliances. It's made by VIA...


January 17, 2008  7:26 PM

What is IT? A paper battery that can be powered by blood, sweat or tears



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

paper_battery_rpi.jpg

The new battery is a nano-composite paper made by growing carbon nanotubes on a silicon substrate and impregnating the gaps between...


January 17, 2008  3:19 PM

Overheard: External SATA devices won’t need separate power connection



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
eSATA, SerialATA, Storage, Technology

esata.gif Its fast transfer rate and efficient protocol makes eSATA the highest performing external mainstream storage connection,...


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