7th > November > 2009 Archive
Sun's surviving staff hit with 'motivation' missive
ExclusiveSun Microsystems has set software engineers seven goals in the wake of new layoffs, hoping to keep them focused amid uncertainty but to also hit existing corporate objectives.
Animal lovers say no to radioactive NASA monkeys
Animal rights groups are apparently not pleased with NASA's plan to zap squirrel monkeys with repeated doses of radiation for science.
Vint Cerf: 'Google doesn't know who you are'
Interwebs founding father and Google evangelist Vint Cerf has insisted that when you search Google, the company doesn't know who you are.
El Reg shrinks seven days onto one webpage
Week in ReviewAs a service to our with readers with (particularly) short attention spans, we at The Reg have squeezed the week that was into a single webpage. Or at least most of it. Before your attention drifts elsewhere, we should get to it:
Mozilla aborted IE in Firefox clothing
At one point, Mozilla considered building a plug-in that would turn Microsoft's Internet Explorer into a decent browser. But unlike Google, it quickly abandoned the idea.