7th > February > 2009 Archive
UK gov unleashes
The British Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has spent £4.7bn ($6.6bn) on its new biometric ID card system. But it has not established a timeline for a card-reader rollout.
iPhone trifecta rumored for 2009
Three new iPhones will appear in 2009, according to an analyst with the Canadian research firm Canaccord Adams.
Obama taps Silicon Valley bigwigs for economic advisory board
President Obama tapped two Silicon Valley notables today as members of his new Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
SGI right at home in red ink
The economic downturn is making an already difficult financial situation for supercomputer maker Silicon Graphics even more arduous.
OpenDNS rolls out Conficker tracking, blocking
With an estimated 10 million PCs infected by the stealthy worm known as Conficker, it's a good bet that plenty of administrators are blissfully unaware that their networks are playing host to the pest. Now, a free service called OpenDNS is offering a new feature designed to alert administrators to the damage and help them contain it.