Archive for January, 2006
There’s a dirty little “fiber to the…” secret nobody is talking about. All of the major deployments to date use passive optical network technology (PON).
There’s a nasty USB driver bug that seriously increases the power consumption with the new Intel Core Duo. You lose an HOUR of battery run time. Ouch!
Thomas H. Maugh II reports in The Los Angeles Times about a new bird flu vaccine that in early trials appears to be highly effective. If further research confirms these results, this could be a breakthrough that greatly reduces the threat of a global avian flu pandemic.