Archive: 03/22/2006

Briefs: McAfee unveils HIPS 6.0

Anti-virus and information-security company McAfee announced Wednesday it would integrate a new system to keep unwanted users out of computer systems.

Mar 22, 2006 not rated yet 0

The Web: Software, on demand

Major software players like Microsoft Corp., Oracle and SAP have started responding soberly to a trend that has been slowly escalating for years: selling "on demand" software. Such software is sold over the Internet, exactly ...

Mar 22, 2006 5 / 5 (2) 0

Dot-xxx proposal under consideration

While legislative pressure has been revived to create a dot-xxx Internet domain in order to better filter pornographic Web sites, some groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union, think the idea would ...

Mar 22, 2006 2.2 / 5 (21) 0

Standing vigil for analog TV

Run for the hills, Feb. 17, 2009, is the day of the apocalypse. This is the day that will affect almost every American household, as it's the drop-dead date for analog television to go the way of the dodo bird. ...

Mar 22, 2006 3.9 / 5 (24) 0

Analysis: Indian IT mart booming says NASSCOM IDC

Information technology isn't simply a big export for the Indian economy. The surge in the domestic economy has meant that demand for IT services within India's own borders is becoming a money-spinner too, including multinationals ...

Mar 22, 2006 3.5 / 5 (11) 0

The Sun's New Exotic Neighbour

Using ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile, an international team of researchers discovered a brown dwarf belonging to the 24th closest stellar system to the Sun. Brown dwarfs are intermediate objects that are ...

Mar 22, 2006 4.5 / 5 (22) 0

Making move toward vehicles that morph

Picture a bird, effortlessly adjusting its wings to catch every current of air. Airplanes that could do the same would have many advantages over today's flying machines, including increased fuel efficiency. ...

Mar 22, 2006 4.7 / 5 (32) 0