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Tiny-traffic DoS attack spotlights Apache flaw

Security guru Robert "RSnake" Hansen has released a novel DoS attack tool that points to a significant flaw in Apache and other webservers.
Cade Metz, 20 2009
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Branson breaks ground on US rocketplane spaceport

Construction has begun on Richard Branson's multi-million-dollar rocketplane spaceport in the remote high-desert of southern New Mexico.
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Intel goes to ultraviolet extremes

Research@Intel A long-awaited breakthrough in chip-making technology is inching closer towards commercial reality. But progress is slow and remains uncertain.
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Reg Review Round-up

In case you missed 'em, this week's reviews from Register Hardware.

Galactica 1.3

iPhone App Review Third-party iPhone applications are generally cheap, but we really expected a rather better price-to-play time than we got from Galactica.
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MPs turn to Black Blob to preserve their dignity

Comment When the House of Commons finally published details of MP expenses online, the public may have been left wondering how much more money has been wasted on a fruitless effort to censor the details held in individual claims.
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Nokia Siemens grabs Nortel's wireless biz

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) is buying the wireless business of Nortel, the bankrupt Canadian network equipment maker, for $650m.