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Comment Re:He's right when he's driving in the UK (Score 3, Insightful) 144 144

His goal seems to be to make rock solid software with well-considered security of design and operation, and that's about his only goal. Compliance with the LSB is nice and all, but it's not something that keeps me up at night. Hell, it's not even in the top ten; and while DJB's software can be a little rough around the edges, I'm more than happy to use it because I have a high level of confidence in the design and implementation of his ideas.
Portables (Games)

Submission + - People actually take cell-phone gaming seriously?

kukyfrope writes: MTV News recently interviewed Justin Davis, editor-in-chief of popular mobile-gaming site Modojo, shedding some light on the highly neglected cell-phone gaming market amidst the hype of current-gen HD gaming consoles. The self-proclaimed "mobile gaming ambassador to the hard-core gaming community," he may just convince you to give a few cell phone games a try.
Security

Vulnerability In Firefox Popup Blocker 100 100

cj writes in with news of a vulnerability in Firefox's stock popup blocker discovered by Michal Zalewski. The vulnerability can allow a malicious user to read files from an affected system. The attacker would "need to plant a predictably named file with exploit code on the target system. This sounds hard, but isn't," according to the article.
Networking

Submission + - Electronic medical records

jbrodkin writes: "Electronic medical records are billed as the savior of the health care industry, but three out of four doctors have failed to latch onto this trend because of cost. This is creating a huge divide between big and small players in the health industry. http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/020607-healt hcare-medical-records.html"
Software

Submission + - Sun to Spend $200M Moving to Oracle 11i

BayBoy writes: "Sun Microsystems will spend more than $200 million consolidating all of its internal business applications onto Oracle 11i, Chief Financial Officer Michael Lehman said at its annual analyst summit. eWeek is reporting here(http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2090954, 00.asp) that this will mark the first time in Sun's history that the entire company will run on a single, common business application system and platform. The first deployment, which goes live this July, will see 1,000 non-Oracle systems inside Sun being turned off, and the entire process is expected to be completed by the end of September 2008."

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