28th > February > 2009 Archive


'Vista Capable' plaintiffs seek class action revival

Six folks suing Microsoft over allegations they were hoodwinked by the company's "Vista Capable" marketing campaign are asking a federal judge to revive the case's class action status.
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Caching bugs exposed in second biggest DNS server

For years, cryptographer Daniel J. Bernstein has touted his djbdns as so secure he promised a $1,000 bounty to anyone who can poke holes in the domain name resolution software.
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Is Twitter actually making money?

It's a question that has consumed the Silicon Valley pundit brigade for several months now: How will Twitter make its money?
Cade Metz, 28 2009
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Free TV.com comes to the iPhone

CBS Mobile has introduced a new free app into the iTunes App store that streams a selection of its TV.com content onto the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.

Ten of the Best... laptop stands

Round-up You've bought a shiny new laptop PC, MacBook or netbook. Pound to a penny, within a day you'll puzzling over one, two or maybe even three things: how can you use it on your knees while watching telly and not get warm lap syndrome? How can you set it at a better typing angle on your desk? And how can you stop the blasted fan from firing up every five minutes?