10th April 2010 Archive
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Twice in two weeks
Internet service providers in China briefly tainted network routing tables on Thursday, marking the second time in two weeks operators in that country have done so, IDG news reports. The bad networking information originated from IDC China Telecommunication and was soon retransmitted by China's state-owned China …
Security 10 Apr 07:02
iPhone's code translation ban 'despicable'
Adobe platform evangelist Lee Brimelow has told Apple to "go screw yourself," upbraiding the Cupertino cult for banning iPhone and iPad applications translated from code Steve Jobs doesn't like. Such code includes - most famously - Adobe Flash. Yesterday, Apple released an updated SDK for the upcoming iPhone 4.0 OS, and unlike …
Developer 10 Apr 07:10
Review Plug 'n' play, the muso way
Audio interfacing has always tended to be rather unpredictable on computers, especially laptops. What you get can vary with each refresh, with an audio input jack one day and just a headphone socket the next. The argument goes: if it’s that important, buy an external audio interface. If you’re a musician, even well-spec’d …
reghardware 10 Apr 08:02
Non-hiring practices at Google, Apple, Intel...
The US Department of Justice is about ready to ratchet an investigation into what could be salary fixing in the tech industry, according to a report citing people familiar with the matter. Antitrust lawsuits usually focus on the effects that collusion among providers of a good or service to fix prices or carve up markets, …
Business 10 Apr 22:29