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October, 2011

  1. 31/10/11

    $25 PC Prototype Gets Award At ARM TechCon

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    “The Raspberry Pi project, which aims to create a $25 Linux box, won an award for the category ‘Best in Show for Hardware Design’ at ARM TechCon, even though they haven’t yet released any final product (the release will be sometime in late November). Eben Upton demonstrated the Read more…

  2. 31/10/11

    Hybrid Technology Could Bring ‘Quantum Information Systems’

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    “Researchers at Purdue say the merging of plasmonics and nanophotonics is promising the emergence of new ‘quantum information systems’ far more powerful than today’s computers. Plasmons are quasiparticles that combine electrons and photons. And by using them in place of the simple Read more…

  3. 31/10/11

    Google Street View Moves Indoors

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    “Google is taking its Street View mapping service indoors with plans moving ahead for 360-degree Business Photos, a program that would send Google photographers to various businesses to snap professional photos for their Places Page. ‘This experience, using Street View technology, Read more…

  4. 31/10/11

    Dolphin, a 3rd Party Android Browser, Relayed URL Data

    Posted in General Technology by DragonMicro  |  Comments (0)

    “As it turns out, Dolphin HD, one of the top browsers the Android platform has to offer, sends pretty much every web page URL you visit, including those that start with https, to a remote server en.mywebzines.com, which belongs to the company. In fact, the WebZines feature was introduced Read more…

  5. 26/10/11

    New Attack Tool Exploits SSL Renegotiation Bug

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    “A group of researchers has released a tool that they say implements a denial-of-service attack against SSL servers by triggering a huge number of SSL renegotiations, eventually consuming all of the server’s resources and making it unavailable. The tool exploits a widely known issue Read more…

  6. 26/10/11

    10 Years of Windows XP

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    “Windows XP – the XP stood for ‘Experience’ — was released October 25, 2001. With Windows XP, Microsoft hoped to have one codebase that would span everything from consumers to corporate desktops. Microsoft was fairly ambitious with XP. There was an embedded version that went everywhere, Read more…

  7. 19/10/11

    Google Switching to SSL By Default For Logged-In Users

    Posted in General Technology by DragonMicro  |  Comments (0)

    “Google plans to encrypt search for signed-in users, so that websites will no longer get to see the search terms that led a user to their site, though they will get aggregated reports on the top 1000 search terms that led traffic to their sites.”

  8. 19/10/11

    Microtouch: 8-bit Open Source Media Device

    Posted in General Technology by DragonMicro  |  Comments (0)

    “The Microtouch is a mobile media device that aims to become an open-source alternative to the iPod Touch.” Deeper investigation reveals that the Microtouch is a nifty little device. Powered by an 8-bit microcontroller with only 2.5K of RAM there is an example ebook reader application. Read more…

  9. 19/10/11

    Flooding Takes Major Hard Drive Plant Offline; Shortages Predicted

    Posted in General Technology by DragonMicro  |  Comments (0)

    “Flooding near Bangkok has taken about 25 percent of the world’s hard disk manufacturing capacity offline, InfoWorld reports. ‘Disk manufacturing sites in Thailand — notably including the largest Western Digital plant — were shut down due to floods around Bangkok last week and are expected Read more…

  10. 19/10/11

    Real 3D Display; 3 Years Out?

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    “Fortune magazine is reporting that the company Zebra Imaging is producing a 3D hologram table that will project a 360 degree 3D image that doesn’t require glasses. Funding for this project is being provided by DARPA for battle planning. The company expects it will take at least another three years for the table to be ready for commercial applications.”



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