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ControlsGeek (156589) writes "Mozilla plans to build a version of it's FxOs operating system for use in the Raspberry Pi. Plans are afoot to build a version capable of (1) being run on the Pi hardware and (2) eventuality achieve parity with Raspbian and (3) World domination." Link to Original Source top
100 year old rifle being phased out by Canada's Rangers
ControlsGeek (156589) writes "The Lee-Enfield.303 Rifle is being phased out for use by Canada's Rangers. A Northern aboriginal branch of the Armed Forces. The rifle has been in service with the Canadian military for 100 years and is still being used by the Rangers for it's unfailing reliability in Arctic conditions. If only the Hardware that we use in Computers could have such a track record." Link to Original Source top
ControlsGeek (156589) writes "The Raspberry Pi Foundation has developed a new product. It is basically a Raspberry Pi model A processor memory and flash memory on a DDR2 style SODIMM connector. Also available will be a development board that breaks out all the internal connections. Board design will be open sourced so you can develop your own devices using the BCM2835 processor. No network but support for 2 HDMI displays and 2 cameras so 3D TV is a possibility. Pretty cool hack!" Link to Original Source top
ControlsGeek (156589) writes "The ITC United States International Trade Commission has delayed for Two Days until May 26 the release of its final decision which was originally due yesterday in the Rambus vs Nvidia dispute over the infringment by Nvidia of the Barth patents on memory controllers. The preliminary decision of the Administrative Judge and the recommendation of the Staff of the commission have gone in favor of Rambus. The ITC has the power to freeze the inventory of all Nvidia infringing parts of the named parties including HP and ASUS and prevent import of all infringing parts into the U.S.A." Link to Original Source