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PlayStation (Games)

Submission + - Anonymous DDOS attacks Sony, brings website down (gamersmint.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Anonymous who warned about cyber attacks against Sony has made many of Sony’s sites down, currently. The sites include Playstation, PSN, PS Blogs and Sony (which is partially accessible) and it looks probable that more sites from its stable are going to get attacked.
Operating Systems

Submission + - Mac Leopard Server preview (computerworld.com)

johannacw writes: "This operating system could open a whole new market for Apple — as a small-business and home-office server that intuitively supports both Mac and Windows clients. But large companies have lots to like, too; our writer believes Leopard Server's directory services pieces could be "revolutionary.""

Submission + - A pollution indicator on our car dashboard?

Roland Piquepaille writes: "This might soon be possible according to researchers at the University of Manchester. They've designed a near-infrared diode laser sensor able to record levels of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and methane directly from your car's exhaust. Their device could be one day incorporated into onboard diagnostic systems and be permanently in use while you drive. So you could be warned that your pollution levels are too high. The system would include dashboard warnings telling you to modify the way you're driving. But read more for additional details and a picture of the test bed the researchers used to take their measurements."

Machines take me by surprise with great frequency. - Alan Turing