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Comment: What about soft errors due to chip packaging? (Score 1) 333

by RadioheadKid (#29664921) Attached to: Google Finds DRAM Errors More Common Than Believed
I find conclusion 7 a bit presumptuous. Soft errors are also caused by alpha particles emitted by contaminants in a chip's packaging in addition to cosmic rays. You could imagine that certain DIMMs might have lower quality (i.e. more contaminated) packaging than other DIMMs.

+ - iPhone Unlocked->

Submitted by reabbotted
reabbotted writes: According to CNN, the iPhone has finally been unlocked. This is good news for Europe. From the article, "A teenager in New Jersey has broken the lock that ties Apple's iPhone to AT&T's wireless network, freeing the most hyped cell phone ever for use on the networks of other carriers, including overseas ones."
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