In his keynote at the Bluetooth Developers Conference earlier this month in San Jose, Calif., IBM Distinguished Engineer John Karidis impressed me with a display of the company's Bluetooth-enabled Linux wristwatch.
IBM's big plans for Linux are getting bigger every day. While the Armonk, N.Y., company's initial goal was to enable Linux on the mainframe, it is now working to effectively cluster large-scale Linux configurations.
A few weeks ago, i was approached by the operators of an independent Web site about a denial-of-service problem. It seems that a user did not take kindly to being banned from posting to the site and, in retaliation, began using a DoS attack known as a **Q
The Web site renders Bill Gates as a non-feeling Borg from Star Trek. Many visitors replace the 's' in Microsoft with a $. They play the FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) card at the first waft of pro-Microsoft sentiment.