the White House signaled that it would insist on open dealings with Internet users and, in fact, should feel obliged to disclose that it is collecting such information. "The White House has not been adequately transparent, particularly on how it makes use of new social media techniques, such as this example"
So today, we're announcing a new project that's a natural extension of Google Chrome — the Google Chrome Operating System. It's our attempt to re-think what operating systems should be. Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks. Later this year we will open-source its code, and netbooks running Google Chrome OS will be available for consumers in the second half of 2010.
The Treasury Department, Secret Service, Federal Trade Commission and Transportation Department Web sites were all down at varying points over the holiday weekend and into this week, according to officials inside and outside the government. Some of the sites were still experiencing problems Tuesday evening.
There appears to be possible connections to issues in South Korea also. An additional story inidicates that the US Cyberdefense system just doesn't work.
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system-release >= 10 is needed by rpmfusion-free-release-10-5.noarch
I am sure I am missing something obvious....
IBM is expected to pay at least $6.5 billion in cash to acquire Sun Microsystems, those people said. That would mean a premium of around 100% over Sun's closing share price Tuesday of $4.97
The U.S. was secretly flying unmanned drones from the Shamsi airbase in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan as early as 2006, according to an image of the base from Google Earth, the Times of London reported Thursday.
The image — that is no longer on the site but which was obtained by The News, Pakistan's English language daily newspaper — shows what appear to be three Predator drones outside a hangar at the end of the runway.
More coverage from The Times
"A hormone imbalance . . . has been 'robbing' me of proteins my body needs," he said in a written statement. Doctors think this is what has been making him lose serious amounts of weight during the past year, he said, describing it as a nutritional problem. He said that this revelation was "more than I wanted to say," that he would remain in charge of the company and that he would say no more.
A picture comparing 2007 and 2008 is rather telling...
It is contrary to reasoning to say that there is a vacuum or space in which there is absolutely nothing. -- Descartes