Archive for February, 2005

New Cell Processor Architecture

February 2nd, 2005 No comments

The Register has posted what appears to be the first in a series of how the new Cell processor architecture works, and what it’s general architecture is about. It makes some interesting reading, especially as it is the chosen architecture design for the up-coming PlayStation 3.

There is also another article on Arstechnica about how a on OS News was quite inaccurate.

Google To Start Selling Domains

February 1st, 2005 No comments

Google has very quietly become a domain registrar, giving it access to some of the finer details of the domain name system.

A lot of people are speculating that this could be the final part of a “Tie-In” package – i.e. buy the domain, get some free space, a blogging tool and a gmail account for free.

I’m personally more of the opinion that they are using it for research purposes and improving the capabilities of their search and GMail spam filtering system, which uses DomainKeys.

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Secure RFID Tag Broken

February 1st, 2005 No comments

An RFID tag encryption system used to immobilize cars and to work out charges for petrol stations has been broken by researches, and quite easily by the sounds of it.

Time to make myself a tin foil helmet…..

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