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Open Source

Submission + - SourceForge Launches Web Redesign During Outage (

thib_gc writes: SourceForge, whose services have been partially crippled for two weeks after an intrusion previously discussed on Slashdot, surprised thousands of developers eagerly awaiting the end of the protracted outage of CVS with an e-mail announcing the immediate launch of a "shiny new look". The announcement boasts that "The use of HTML5/CSS3 has played a huge role in both the visual appearance and enabling performance improvements", in contrast with the exploit disclosure which pledged that "Our immediate priorities are to prevent further exposure and ensure data integrity. We have all hands on deck working on identifying the exploit vector or vectors, eliminating them, and restoring the impacted services." (SourceForge and Slashdot are both part of Geeknet, Inc.)

Submission + - Sprint Prviews 4G in NYC (

Anonymous Coward writes: "Sprint previewed its 4G technology in NYC today, displaying several new gadgets running on the Sprint 4G network, including the HTC Evo and the Samsung Epic. Connections were very fast with seamless video streaming from both YouTube and ESPN live television; up to10Mbps for download speed, with an average of 3 to 6Mbps, and a maximum upload speed of 3Mbps with 4G."
PlayStation (Games)

Submission + - PSP2 Is Real, 'Pretty Powerful' And In Developers' (

donniebaseball23 writes: IndustryGamers has learned from a producer on the new Mortal Kombat that the team has a PSP2 and it's a "pretty powerful machine." While Sony has yet to acknowledge the existence of the new PSP, it's clear that developers are gearing up for the new portable. Sony is feeling pressure from Apple, whose iPhone continues to gain steam in gaming and even has Unreal support now, and Nintendo whose 3DS is "magical" and will sell like hotcakes, according to EA.

Submission + - China creates first solar powered air conditioner (

tekgoblin writes: In Dezhou, China, Shandong Vicot Air Conditioning Co., Ltd unveiled the worlds first directly solar powered air conditioner. The unit was revealed at the World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum which was hosted in Dezhou.

This new air conditioner is a leap towards energy independence with predictions that the worlds traditional energy resources will be depleted by 2060. With the implementation of China's Renewable Energy Law which supports the usage of renewable energy China has quickly become the worlds largest user and creator of solar energy.

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