BlackBerry Bold Tops Radiation Ranking
Someone compiled a list, then sorted it numerically by some quantifiable characteristic.
Something came in at #1. what a surprise. this doesn't mean #1 is that that good or great or bad or harmful, as noted in the summary itself
"The rankings still put the phones well within federal guidelines and rules."
Woz Cites "Scary" Prius Acceleration Software Problem
i'm betting toyota is going to secretly fix the software the problems when the go in and put the shim into the pedal assembly, making the whole thing a bit of a decoy because they don't want people no not trust the computers in their cars.
Google Wants to Map Indoors, Too
And the universe of the Foundation Series is becoming a reality: the earth is becoming one big mega-uber-tropolis, a land mass covered in a labyrinthe of buildings that are only navigable with the help of a handheld computer.
Just a thought.
200-Year-Old Cipher Finally Cracked
That the code's creator, Patterson, " estimated that the potential combinations to solve the puzzle was "upwards of ninety millions of millions."
First of all, I take this to be 90 trillion. But I am wondering if he is correct. Any thoughts?
New AES Attack Documented
Well just look at how fast the numbers double:
1, 2, 4, 8,16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384, 32768, 65536, 131072, 262144, 524288, 1048576
2^30 = 1 073 741 824
2^60 = 1.1529215 Ã-- 10^18
2^60 IS NOT one less than 2^61, it's HALF.
Facebook VP Slams Intel's, AMD's Chip Performance Claims
"the servers have to be cheap, and they have to be super power-efficient."
So aren't Atom-based nettops using like 5 watts and dual core versions selling for $150, you supply the drive?
Linux Flourishes In 200-Year-Old Gold Markets
Well, considering that the other options are Windows, Solaris, or custom...it's not really that surprising. At least with Linux they know what they are getting into in terms of holes, etc.
Microsoft to Launch Zune in EU
"He said the Zune had a 10.2 percent market share in the U.S. in the 30 gigabyte category, "
Probably convenient that there is no 30 gigabyte iPod.