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The Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA)

The Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA) is legislation that has been introduced in the U.S. Congress that aims to restrict school and library access to social networking sites. Last week, it passed by an overwhelming majority in the House, and is now making its way to the Senate. If passed in the Senate, DOPA would likely go into effect. DOPA …

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Friendster Patent Could Hurt Rivals

Today I was reading the Wall Street Journal, the actual print version, not the online version. Anyways, in the Marketplace section there’s an interesting article about a patent that Friendster was awarded last month. The patent they were awarded is related to searching for people online based on their relationships, and they are expecting another patent to come through soon …

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ATI July Street News Flash – the AMD Takeover

Every single point in this News Flash is interesting so I’m just posting the full quote. It’s good to see that the rumors about the chipset licenses are not true. ATI got a big new friend now and everyone who runs an AMD CPU should consider ATI in the future ;). On ATI’s Intel License: There is no truth to …

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ATI Still Licensed by Intel?

Intel insiders have confirmed to DailyTech that the license for ATI to manufacture chipsets for the Intel bus has not been revoked. ATI’s board of directors recently approved a takeover bid from AMD which would make ATI a division of AMD if approved. A report on The Inquirer yesterday claims “ATI had its chipset bus license pulled, or at least …

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US Military Hip to Online Scene

With more and more of the younger generation spending their time on computers and less time in the traditional young adult hang-out spots, the military decided that it was time to modernize their recruiting tactics and market themselves and their causes in the online world.  As if staking out high school lunchrooms, hanging out at malls, and calling students at …

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