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YouTube Gives Developers Video Takeout Option

YouTube has opened up its application programming interfaces to the world. This will let developers build what amounts to their own mini-YouTubes on their Web sites, blogs or Wikis. "We now support upload, other write operations and internationalized standard feeds," wrote Stephanie Liu of the YouTu...

The Virtualization Challenge, Part 4: Implementing the Environment

Before you implement a virtualized environment, you have to plan. A lot. Not only must you map out what you need to and can virtualize, but you must also step back and take virtualization as part of an enterprise-wide strategy. "It's a commonly held belief that, because you're virtualizing, all your...

AI Program Thinks Like a 4-Year-Old

Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a reasoning virtual 4-year-old child. The "child," named "Eddie," can reason about his own beliefs to draw conclusions in a manner that matches human children of that age. To test Eddie's reasoning powers, the group created a demo in S...

Capturing the Elusive URL: There’s Gotta Be a Better Way

Everywhere you look today, you're hit right between the eyes with an URL. They pop up in TV ads, in ads on the big screen, on billboards, posters, soup cans, cereal boxes, on the sides of buses -- just about anywhere. If you see one that's interesting, and have pen and paper to hand, you may jot it ...

Bridging the Linux Gap for Windows Admins

Xandros, which makes intuitive Linux solutions and tools to manage mixed environments, announced two new products that will make it easier for Windows systems administrators to manage Linux platforms in their IT environment. One is the Xandros BridgeWays Management Console for Red Hat Enterprise Lin...

Microsoft Gives Web Devs New Tools in IE8 Beta

Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 8 beta 1, four months ahead of schedule. The browser is aimed at developers, the software giant said, but anyone can download the beta from its sites. It was originally scheduled to be released in June. Microsoft announced the release at its annual Mix 08 con...

Microsoft Invites Researchers to Tinker With ‘Singularity’ OS

Five years after it began work on Singularity, an operating system research project focused on constructing dependable systems, Microsoft has released a research development kit to the academic and research community. The terms of the license make Singularity free software, not open source software....

The Virtualization Challenge, Part 3: No Bed of Roses

So, we know virtualizing the IT system will save a lot of time, money and effort, and we know there are lots of tools out there we can get from different vendors. Yet, as any savvy IT professional will tell you, introducing any new technology will bring about a host of new challenges. These range fr...

Open Source Drupal Dives Into Commercial Waters

Drupal, the wildly popular open source social publishing system which has been downloaded more than 2 million times since it was released in 2001, will soon be available as a commercial distribution. The news was announced at DrupalCon Boston 2008, a convention of Drupal users, being held in Boston ...

Google Gives Voicemail to Homeless in SF Trial Run

Google is working with homeless shelters in San Francisco to let them offer free phone numbers and voicemail boxes to their clients for life. The aim is to let shelters provide these facilities directly to their clients instead of requiring the homeless to register individually for a free phone numb...

The Virtualization Challenge, Part 2: Making the Case

The function of IT is to support business, and every IT decision must be business-driven. So, what kind of business benefits can virtualization provide? It can increase server utilization; help cut costs; let users leverage the multi-core processors common in data centers; give applications mobility...

The Internet, Politics and Power of the People

Vox populi vox dei -- the voice of the people is the voice of God -- was supposed to represent democracy in action. Until now, however, the true state of democracy was perhaps best expressed by the saying "Freedom of the press belongs to those who own one." The Internet and associated technologies a...

Google Chips In to Build Trans-Pacific Telecom Cable

Google is joining five other companies to lay a 6,200-mile undersea cable linking the U.S. and Japan. Its partners in the so-called Unity cable project are telecommunications providers Bharti Airtel, Global Transit, KDDI, Pacnet and SingTel. Construction, to cost about $300 million, will begin immed...

Pakistan’s YouTube Censorship Triggers Worldwide Outage

For a couple of hours on Sunday, access to YouTube worldwide was cut, the result of the Pakistani government's banning YouTube in the country. Access to YouTube elsewhere was restored after two hours or so, but the question on everyone's minds is, can this happen again? Reports say the Pakistan Tele...

AMD Pushes Multi-Threaded Computing With Open Source Move

AMD has open sourced more than 3,000 routines in its AMD Performance Library for multi-threaded programming. These routines, which will make it easier to build media and other applications for multi-core processors, have been posted under the Apache license on SourceForge.net. With more than 170,000...

The Virtualization Challenge, Part 1: Many From One

What is virtualization anyway? The short answer is, virtualization is separating the physical layer from the logical layer -- the operating systems and applications. You can virtualize pretty much any aspect of IT. "There is no universal definition of virtualization as it means many things to many p...

LiMo and Android: Is This Town Big Enough for Both?

Sparks flew at the GSMA mobile telephony conference in Barcelona, Spain, as members of the LiMo and Android consortiums demonstrated their products and announced new developments. LiMo, a consortium of 32 major firms, including mobile phone companies, unveiled 18 commercial handsets and several prot...

Panasonic Launches 32 GB SD Card Speed Demon

Panasonic has unveiled the world's fastest Secure Digital High Capacity card, with a whopping 32 GB of memory. The new card, to be released April, will comply with the Class 6 speed specification of the SD Card Association, which develops and publishes technical standards for SD card technology. Cla...

Microsoft Bows to Business Pressure for Earlier SP1 Release

A strong backlash from technical users of Windows Vista has forced Microsoft to revise its general release dates for Vista Service Pack 1. Vista SP1 will be released to Windows Update and to the download center in the first five languages in mid-March, said Mike Nash from Microsoft's Windows Product...

Facebook Goes After Spanish-Speaking Crowd

The battle for the hearts and minds of social networkers goes on. Facebook fired the latest shot Thursday with the launch of a Spanish-language version of its site. It plans to launch French and German versions by April. Chief rival MySpace, which is much larger than Facebook, already is available i...

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