andruk writes: The EFF has released a report detailing their analysis of Comcast's packet filtering of BitTorrent traffic. They also included a howto of how you can test your connection for TCP reset packets using Wireshark.
andruk writes: Adobe is working with Yahoo to put contextual ads in PDFs, from the article:
This is how it will work: Publishers will upload to an Adobe/Yahoo portal the PDF files on which they want to display dynamic ads. The vendors will send the files back after reconditioning them to display dynamically generated Yahoo text ads whenever a Web site visitor calls them up.
andruk writes: Evidently Google's Android is already forcing companies to open up. According to the article:
"With the introduction of the iPhone from Apple, one of the first mainstream multimedia devices, and Google's plan to make the software that runs cellphones, the industry is being pushed toward a more open approach."