Meldungen vom 18.04.2009

  • Time Warner drops Internet metering plan

    Time Warner Cable's decision to back off from a usage-based pricing change for high-speed Internet subscribers in four cities demonstrates how politically fraught the governance of Internet access and pricing can be. …mehr

  • OLPC drops AMD chips for Via

    One Laptop Per Child on Friday refreshed its XO-1 laptop hardware, dumping chips from Advanced Micro Devices in favor of processors from Via Technologies. …mehr

  • Save Paper Costs by Shrinking Prints

    Want to cut up to half your paper and ? Just use half as much paper. Yeah, it sounds like the punchline to a sad joke--I won't quit my day job--but this simple tip can work. …mehr

  • Study: US venture capital spending plummeted in Q1

    The recession has taken a staggering toll on U.S. venture capital investments, resulting in a nearly 50 percent drop overall during the past three months, according to a new industry report released Saturday. …mehr

  • New Twitter worm targets celebrities

    A worm referencing celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey is rapidly spreading across microblogging site Twitter, security firm Sophos said on Friday. …mehr

  • You don't know tech: The InfoWorld news quiz

    It was an educational week. We learned that social media is bad for you, Amazon is not gay, and maybe you should think twice before ordering food from Dominos. Also: Twitter gets wormed, Stephen Colbert gets spacey, and the GOP shows its wild side. Are you ready to prove you do know tech? Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. Now let's get cracking. …mehr

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