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Comment Re:It's now a computuational knowledge engine! (Score 2, Interesting) 145

I was thinking more along the lines of True Knowledge, this project has been in private beta for about 2 years and just in the last 6 months was opened up for public beta testing. What it has so far is limited, but it is growing steadily.

Disclaimer: I do not work for True Knowledge, Google, or Wolfram Alpha, I have just been helping out with beta testing true knowledge since it was a private beta system...

Submission + - JBoss' jira instance hacked (jboss.org)

hydroponx writes: From the incident announcement: The jboss.org community infrastructure was recently the target of a cyber attack.The incident was related only to jboss.org infrastructure and does not affect JBoss Enterprise software product offerings.
The focus of this attack was jira.jboss.org, a machine which runs a free Atlassian JIRA instance used for tracking of issues with various jboss.org related projects. The attack was consistent with other recent high profile attacks

Comment Re:Wow. (Score 1) 284

It's still called ROM because the new chips are EEPROM (Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory) Basically, there is a pin that either get's grounded or hot (voltage applied) that allows the writing of the chip, if this doesn't happen it's not writable. If I remember correctly, I haven't been in electronics school for over 10 years now....

Comment Re:The *best* feature: (Score 1) 284

When did they do that ? Tethering worked the last time I tried it but they don't provide an application for it, I use tetherbot when I need to. It's free and works fine for browsing http, but it wouldn't work to well for vpn or other services unless you can configure a proxy for it.

Comment Re:Game Changer! (Score 1) 284

I have no coverage problems with Sprint and I travel regularly for work... What are you basing your opinion on exactly? I'm not saying that I never roam (and really, since most plans include free roaming, do you track when you roam ?) , just that I rarely have no service and when I am in a spot with no service, I can move 20 ft either direction and have service.

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