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Video Surveillance Identifies Threat Patterns
Why pay IBM? I mean he's got the last Precog...
Wal-Mart Sells Linux Computer
ruffnsc (895839) writes "Linux, the free operating system that's a perpetual underdog in the desktop market, is showing up in computers in Wal-Mart stores this week for the first time. Should we still call them evil?"
ruffnsc (895839) writes "I have just started looking for for a job in a new city. Lots of the postings I see say that preference is given to applicants that are local. I have a friend that lives the area that is willing to let me use their address for my resume and other provided information. I feel that in the tech industry my location shouldn't matter as much. I can schedule an interview and fly out as necessary. I realize that I wouldn't get reimbursed for expenses but I'm not worried about that.
What are the community's thoughts?"
ruffnsc (895839) writes "the story here
" Up to a quarter of computers on the net may be used by cyber criminals in so-called botnets" said Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet. Claiming that millions of computers are under the control of criminals via trojans will be the nets likely future. Guess I better upgrade to Vista to be safe."
ruffnsc (895839) writes "Ebay yesterday announced it has agreed to acquire privately held StubHub, a leading online marketplace for the resale of event tickets.
The acquisition will enable eBay to expand its presence and offering in the online tickets segment, while allowing StubHub to continue to scale its business with the e-commerce expertise and resources of eBay.
"StubHub has been extremely successful in the online tickets segment, and it's a perfect complement to eBay's tickets business," said Bill Cobb, president, eBay North America Marketplaces. "Together we can strengthen both businesses and provide fans with more choice and better service."
ruffnsc (895839) writes "Cisco Systems is suing Apple Computer for trademark infringement in a US federal court, for using the iPhone name.
Apple launched its new handheld device under the iPhone name on Tuesday, at the Macworld event in San Francisco.
Following the launch Cisco said it hoped to resolve the matter by Tuesday evening after negotiations. — BBC News"