caffeinejolt writes: Three Ukrainian commando dolphins trained to search for mines, attack divers and plant explosives have escaped from their handler in the Crimea, Russia's RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.
caffeinejolt writes: In the last 6 months, end-users (i.e. not servers) have been making the switch to x86-64 OSes in large numbers. Growth was strongest in Mac (release of Snow Leopard), but also strong for Linux and Windows. So basically, the number of users who need 4GB or more of RAM has more than doubled in the past 6 months — an interesting trend considering all the recent talk of moving to the cloud, thin clients (i.e. chrome os), netbooks, etc.
caffeinejolt writes: According to customer complaints filed on the Hotmail page of ContactHelp.com, it appears that Hotmail had a service outage yesterday lasting approximately 1.75 hours. Some customers reported the reason issued by Hotmail was a power outage. It seems only fair since the Gmail outage in Februrary was reported on Slashdot, that Hotmail get its fair mention as well. Judging from the Hotmail customer comments on ContactHelp.com, I can only imagine what the Hotmail phone support personnel had to go through yesterday.