Google Throws /. Under Bus To Snag Patent
This sounds like the Gawker media method where they create starred commentators who can approve/reject posts from the masses.
Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot
Thanks Cmdr; you've created a lasting part of the internet. Will you be auctioning off your UID?
Fingerprint Scanner That Works From 6 Feet
I can't fathom it either.
All the Best Games May Be NP-Hard
That's fantastic - well done.
Mark Cuban's Plan To Kill Google
1. Suggest plan to have Microsoft pay $1B to lure the top-1000 sites away from Google.
2. Have your revenue sites, currently ranked between 1001 and 2000 at Google, move to the top 1000.
Slow Oracle Merger Leads To Outflow of Sun Projects, Coders
Spanked? I expected you to prefer the sponge bath.
Google Announces Chrome OS, For Release Mid-2010
It's different because it's Google. I see your free email address is @gmail.com, not @hotmail.com. You've bought in to Google at least once already.
Satellite Glitch Rekindles GPS Concerns
Doesn't "re-kindling" violate one of Amazon's copyrights?
Asus Slaps Linux In the Face
I totally agree. I got my EEE in February and the included OS (Xandros) was running Firefox 2.10 and could only be updated using a command line, plus lots of other minor annoyances. Xandros hadn't upgraded their repository to Firefox 3 yet. If they can't keep FF up-to-date they I didn't have much hope for any of the other included packages.
I'm now running Easy Peasy 1.1 have access to all the Ubuntu packages. I haven't tried it but I assume the Ubuntu Netbook remix would be just as good.
Ballmer, IBM Surprised By Oracle-Sun Deal
I assume the Sun shareholders still have to vote on the offer. IBM can go away,sharpen their pencils to see if they can make money with a $9.75/share hostile offer. I wouldn't call it over yet.
Mozilla Donates $100K To the Ogg Project
I agree, sort of. Mozilla support of ogg may encourage it on websites but as long as there is a shortage of devices that play ogg (particularly ipods) it will never become as popular as .png for example.
San Fran Hunts For Mystery Device On City Network
And pringles, don't forget the pringles.