PALMAC is what I would call a news log for those of us who use a Palm in connection with a Mac (hi there, now I know I’m not alone!).
I’m not entirely convinced that no software should be patentable, but on the other hand a patent for “one-click shopping” is ridiculous as well. So, if you live in Europe, put your signature on this petition: “… I urge decisionmakers at all levels in Europe to reconsider their current plans and to make sure patents are not abused to prohibit or restrict the dissemination of computer programs and intellectual methods…”
The Java Ring isn’t new – in fact, it was the hit of the show at JavaOne some years ago. A more elaborate version of the Ring, as well as other forms of Java-based iButtons, is now available from Dallas Semiconductor Corp. This – or something like it – is the future in terms of form factor: I do not think I am the only person who refuses to stack up credit card-dimensioned gadgets in my wallet.
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I had this article in Spaceflight Now jotted down for its supposed celebration of high-resolution imagery from the Ikonos satellite.The series of photos contains two pictures to bring you back to the real world: Chechnya before (December 1999) and after (March 2000) the civil war.