Thursday, June 11, 2009

11-Jun-2009 AM clippings


France rules the "three-strikes" law to disconnect accused file swappers from the internet as unconstitutional:

The Canadian Patent Board denies Amazon's appeal and says that business methods are not patentable under Canadian law:

Dell to start offering Open Source application bundles with their hardware as "SMB-in-a-box." No details on which apps yet:

Ubuntu 10.4 ("Karmic Koala") is planned to have a 10 sec boot time:

OpenSolaris ports to the ARM CPU, presumably in anticipation of the ARM laptops under development form various vendors:

And finally. Star Wars "Moisture 'Vaporators" are reality thanks to the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering & Biotechnology:

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