Archive: 03/28/2007

Controversy Swirls Around Changes in GPLv3

While the move to block deals like the one between Novell and Microsoft will not prevent Novell from using existing GPLv2 software in its present versions, it could have a chilling effect on the company going forward.

Mar 28, 2007 4 / 5 (2) 0

Controlled by distant explosions

At 11:08 pm on 17 April 2006, an alarm rang in the Control Room of ESO's Very Large Telescope on Paranal, Chile. Fortunately, it did not announce any catastrophe on the mountain, nor with one of the world's largest telescopes. ...

Mar 28, 2007 4.4 / 5 (12) 0

RFID Feared as Possible Terrorist Target

London's Royal Academy of Engineering suggests that someday a terrorist will be able to read personal details from a distance and set a bomb to go off when a particular person gets within range.

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