EFF BOFH arrested
Marc Perkel, sysadmin at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco, has been arrested by LA police department.
Those techs raped your stupid mind good
FOTWOur recent item, Win-XP kills Verizon DSL, has attracted over two hundred notes of appreciation and solidarity, and one flame. That's right, only one; but it just doesn't get any better than this:
You got the LOOX
CeBITFujitsu Siemens makes its big play for the high-end PDA biz next week with the official 'launch' of the Pocket LOOX.
AMD aims high in Hannover
CeBITAMD announced three new high-end CPUs, coinciding nicely with the first day at CeBIT, the world's biggest computer show.
Lucent expects recovery to be delayed
Beleaguered telecoms equipment vendor Lucent has issued another profits warning, which advises that it expects its return into the black will be delayed until next year.
Murdoch company cracked our smartcard, claims Canal+
A row has broken out among pay TV companies after Canal+ alleged in a lawsuit that rival NDS arranged for the posting of information on how to crack the encryption used in its digital TV smartcards on a pirate Web site.
Factoring gains won't break strong crypto – Schneier
Concerns that improvements in factoring technology might make it easier to break large key length encryption codes are misplaced, according to noted cryptographer Bruce Schneier.