28th October 2007 Archive
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Analysis Why bother?
The "Participation Age" has revealed a brand new aspect to patent lawsuits - Executive Spew Dot Oh. Far more interesting than any of the IP claims traded between Network Appliance and Sun Microsystems is the battle being waged between NetApp founder Dave Hitz and Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz. The two executives have …
Servers 28 Oct 2007, 05:02
Introducing the Hilton, Norris and Jub
Our recent declaration of the Vulture Central standards of area, length and volume proved rather popular with those among you who'd always wanted a proper system by which we might measure the universe. So much so, that an emergency plenary sitting of the Reg Standards Soviet this week reached unanimous agreement on three …
Bootnotes 28 Oct 2007, 07:02
Elusive, movie style tech-Yeti finally spotted
A presentation given by a US Air Force official may have - temporarily, at least - laid to rest one of the wilder and wackier secret superweapon conspiracy theories of recent times. The superweapon in question is the dreaded "E-bomb", aka "Electromagnetic pulse weapon (EMP)" "High Power Microwave (HPM)" and so on, depending on …
Science 28 Oct 2007, 12:02
- Geek's Guide to Britain BT Tower is just a relic? Wrong: It relays 18,000hrs of telly daily
- Product Round-up Smartwatch face off: Pebble, MetaWatch and new hi-tech timepieces
- Review: Sony Xperia SP
- Geek's Guide to Britain The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex
- Dell's PC-on-a-stick landing in July: report