Tuesday, March 31, 2009

31-Mar-2009 AM clippings


Electricity companies look to a slice of the NZ$1.5 billion of govt money being lined up to provide urban homes with a fibre network:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10564439 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10564214

TomTom and Microsoft settle their dispute in a way that they claim is compatible with the GPL. FAT parts of the kernel have been pulled:

How EV SSL can be compromised using a no-questions-asked SSL certificate such as the ones handed out by Mozilla:

The Asus Eee PC is to acquire a DVD drive. Enter the 1004DN:

Seeo develop a lithium battery using a solid polymer (non-flammable) electrolyte. Also 50% lighter per Wh and twice the cycles:

And finally. The high-tech land yacht Greenbird sets a new landspeed record, hitting 202.9km/h at Ivanpah Lake using a wing-like sail:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd. http://diamondage.co.nz

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