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Sun's newest star lauds the PT Barnum way

Profile "The web is now nature," says Glenn Edens, one of Sun Microsystems' most important executives, and its fastest-rising star.
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Live CD paradise

Whether you need to sniff for wireless networks or carry Nessus, Nmap and the Metasploit Framework with you in your pocket, there's a security-based Live CD out there for you.
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Court blasts FCC on broadcast flag

A controversial US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulation that would have required all hardware capable of receiving broadcast transmissions to recognize a so-called broadcast flag, or DRM signal, starting in July 2005, has been shot down by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Reuters reports.
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Time for 3G handset makers to start proper testing - Spirent

The 3G phones in the market are not up to snuff, according to experts: "We are seeing performance differences between two 3G terminals, with as much as 6dB or 7 dB falloff in signal sensitivity. Inside a building where signals are marginal, that's the difference between 'working' and 'not working' - and it's not being caught in testing."