Thursday, April 23, 2009

23-Apr-2009 PM clippings


A little-reported attack destroying the communications infrastructure of a small American city shows the importance of decentralisation:

UK and US government departments find botnets running on their Windows PCs. Govt won't comment "for security reasons." Too late:

Bluetooth 3.0 is launched, with transfer rates of 24 Mbps and the provision to switch transfers to 802.11 if apropriate:

Sharp are to put out a solar-powered, waterproof mobile phone later this year. Samsung and LG to follow with greener versions:

And finally. The canny Scots develop a remote intimacy system that allows users to draw on each others' bodies with light:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd.

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