Thursday, March 31, 2011

31-Mar-2011 AM clippings

Enjoy:

Chapman Tripp and its allies are casting FUD at New Zealand's upcoming ban on software patents. The MED is not impressed:
http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/news/chapman-tripp-urges-re-think

Two more Registration Authorities have had their SSL signing keys compromised. Web of trust fail:
https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/comodo-says-two-more-registration-authorities-compromised-033011

Acer lines up a dual-screen tablet PC as Microsoft waits for the tablet fad to pass:
http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/03/29/6367167-acers-dual-screen-tablet-behaves-like-a-laptop

The first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip turning body movement into power, is shown to the American Chemical Society:
http://portal.acs.org/portal/PublicWebSite/pressroom/newsreleases/CNBP_026949

And finally. Atomic wristwatches go out of kilter all over Japan. Not from radiation; the radio sync transmitter is 16 km from the Daiichi:
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2011/03/atomic-clocks-go-dark-in-japan.html

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1 comment:

Mike said...

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