Todays links provide a wide range of interesting topics.... check em out.
http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2006/02/08/intel_enables_xeon_vt/ -- Intel has shipped a bios update that will enable virtualization support in quad+ (=>4 cpu) servers.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/08/swsoft_linux_refresh/ -- SWSoft has released Virtuozzo 3.0 for Linux, their latest edition of their virtualization software... Priced at $1000/processor, I can think of many better ways to go
Long Link -- Experts have found evidence of T-Rex's granddaddy.... a fossil dating back 160 million years.
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/02/08/nvidia_ships_quadro_nvs_110m/ -- Nvidia to start shipping multi-monitor laptops... I'm not really sure I see the usefulness of this, but the coolness factor is way up there. It's just a shame they'll be shipping them in Toshiba Tecra's
http://trevoke.ath.cx/ -- A member of AntiOnline posted his personal website, which I wouldn't normally link to... but in this case I'm making an exception... on this page you'll find LOGD (Legend of the Green Dragon) a LORD clone. Web Based with all the excitement of the old BBS days.
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/02/08/portalplayer_wireless_ipod_chip/ -- The makers of the iPods audio chip, have teamed up with a bluetooth and wifi chip producer... With iPodLinux already under way could we soon see a wifi hacking iPod.
And on that note http://ipodlinux.org/Main_Page -- For anyone that was unaware of the linux distrobution being produced for the iPod... it's a worthwhile endevour and quite interesting to follow
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/02/08/moto_unveils_z/ -- New Motorola Slider Phone... Just called 'Z'.. a 2.2in display, 1.3MP camera and only 14.8mm thick.
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/83404/burnandprint-device-announced-for-bluray-media.html -- Blu-Ray Burn 'n Print. Burning 25GB BD's (with future support for 50GB discs) and featuring a direct-to-disc inkjet printer, this $6000 recorder will be out in April.
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/02/08/review_panasonic_dmc-fz30/ -- What can I say, other than cool. It's an 8MP Digital SLR Camera with a 12x Optical Zoom.
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/Business/2006/02/09/1432988-sun.html -- PS3 cell-based processors to appear in IBM blade servers.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/08/cerf_calls_for_neutral_net/ -- Vint Cerf, the father of the internet, has told Congress that two-tiered pay for service is a bad idea.... I'm glad to see someone speaking out against these greedy ISPs.
http://www.xatrix.org/article.php?s=4288 -- A quick search turned up no other links to this topic, but the US has launched a 'Cyber Storm' all week to simulate the results of a Hurricane Katrina size cyber attack.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/08/apple_vulnerability/ -- A possible previously unknown exploit is used to hack a researcher at ShmooCon, which has lead to the question... Is 2006 the year of the OS X exploit... only time will tell but some experts are saying yes.
http://www.cpukiller.com/index.html -- Todays cool toy is CPUKiller... I've used this in the past and it is another link that was brought back to my attention. It is quite the cool toy... it will needlessly tie up CPU cycles... so those old games that run too fast to play on your new computer... now you can play them without a problem.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/08/dell_pre-loads_google_toolbar/ -- Google to pay Dell to preload the google Toolbar, could cost up to $1,000,000,000. Google is already paying HP $1 / PC + 75cents for the first search performed on that PC to preload the google toolbar.
http://downgrade.org/?p=133 -- Creating a Beowulf Cluster the Easy Way -- An interesting article with full install notes.
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060208-6140.html -- Since we've discussed iPod's possibly going wifi and the year of the apple exploit... How about this one... the rumor that Apple is looking to buy Palm... Could we possibly see a full Palm OS based iPod with wireless support in the future?
http://www.process.com/precisemail/bayesian_filtering.htm -- An introduction to Bayesian Filtering... not much to say.. you're either interested or not.
I think that's it for now... I wanted some good security links, but those will come later.. I have work to do