25th March 2005 Archive
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Kafka written by infinite number of monkeys...
One of the UK's most dangerous terror suspects (allegedly...) was free to walk into the offices of a major newspaper this week, despite being subject to a control order, and despite intense (or not...) surveillance by the security services. Mahmoud Abu Rideh, one of the terror suspects recently released from custody into a …
Music and Media 25 Mar 2005, 11:12
Smart Telecom and Cork City Council have teamed up to launch what is believed to be the first citywide high-speed Wi-Fi network in Europe. The new MeshHopper service is the first publicly accessible metropolitan area wireless network in the country. Unlike regular hotspots which allow users to access high-speed internet …
Public Sector 25 Mar 2005, 12:00
Suckscess or failure
The World Intellectual Property Organisation has published an overview of trends in its 7,000 domain name dispute decisions since 1999. It is, in effect, a free online case book about cybersquatting that can help parties to gauge their chances before action. All decisions under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy …
Financial News 25 Mar 2005, 12:00
Comment Bluesnarfing, bluejacking, bluebugging
It pains me to give this woman any more publicity, but Paris Hilton and her cracked cell phone, the Sidekick II, really woke a lot of people up. For those of you who recently returned from a stay in a monastary somewhere high up in the Himalayas, last month Paris Hilton had her Sidekick II hacked and the contents spread all over …
Mobile 25 Mar 2005, 12:32
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Analysis Hey, Teflon Ballmer. Look, isn't it time? You know, time to quit?
- Murdoch Facebook gloat: You're like my $580m, 'CRAPPY' MySpace
- Tablet? Laptop? HP does the splits with Tegra-based SlateBook x2
- NASA signs off on sampling mission to Earth-threatening asteroid