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Submission + - The computer of 2029

qedramania writes: Over at Live Science they are discussing the theoretical limits to computing. What might the computer in twenty years look like? It seems a given that mobile computers will invade the personal communications space, the evolution of the iPhone for example, but what about the bigger boxes? What about AI?

Submission + - HIV Vaccine success (ap.org)

qedramania writes: "For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result. Recent failures led many scientists to think such a vaccine might never be possible."
Earth

Submission + - Oceans starved of Oxygen (yourguide.com.au)

qedramania writes: "Information surfacing from the latest International Whaling Commission's scientific papers paints a bleak picture. Shifting ocean currents as a result of global warming and increases in nutrient levels around heavily populated coastlines have produced a sharp increase in so-called dead zones in the world's oceans."
Cellphones

Submission + - iPhone 3G rumours from Oz

qedramania writes: iTWire is running a story about a possible release of a 3G iPhone in Oz which wont be locked to a carrier. It would probably sell like hotcakes!
OS X

Submission + - OSX coming to a PC near you

qedramania writes: Apple to release PC version of Leopard in Q3 according to this story on ITwire. According to Apple insiders, the launch is set for sometime in Q3 of this year and a select group of Apple beta testers are reporting stunning results running Leopard across a range of OEM PC hardware.
Software

Submission + - Does ODF have a future?

qedramania writes: "Linuxworld seems to think ODF is a dead duck. Is the windows monopoly too big and too entrenched? Other than die hard linux fans, does anyone really care is they have to keep paying microsoft to do basic office work? It seems with news of China and the borg doing deals, and ODF getting rolled in the US, the momentum is towards a microsoft monoculture in business and government. You can bet that big business and governments will want (and get) more than just reliability from microsoft in return for their aquiescence."

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