Ged Carroll @r_c

Transmeta + more news

Published: (Updated: ) in 信息安全 |security | 정보 보안, 创造力 | innovation | 독창성, 在线 | online | 온라인으로, 如何 | howto | 방법, 工艺学 | technology | 기술, 无线网络 | wireless |무선 네트워크, 日本 | japan | 일본, 消费品 | fmcg | 소비재, 经济 | economics | 경제학, 软件 | software | 소프트웨어 by .

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Transmeta

Transmeta calls it a day and looks for a buyer | Channel Register – This was a shame, we lost a golden technological opportunity with Transmeta when it was crushed by the duopoly of AMD and Intel

Economics

BBC NEWS | Politics | Northern cities ‘beyond revival’

Managing Globalization » Not just for back-office anymore – interesting and slightly scary article

Manufacturing could hit a new upswing in the United States » VentureBeat

Current Analysis and Future Research Agenda on “Gold Farming”: Real-World Production in Developing Countries for the Virtual Economies of Online Games (School of Environment and Development – The University of Manchester) – gold pharming and power levelling could be as big as Indian outsourcing business

FMCG

Paul Kedrosky: U.S. Consumers Live in Smelly Houses with Fat Pets – interesting data on where the recession is likely to squeeze spending on the supermarket isles

How to

ITunes Tip: How to Trim Podcasts and Movies in iTunes – very handy for presentations

Daring Fireball: iPhone, iCal, and CalDAV

Japan

Japanese Women Shy From Dual Mommy Role – washingtonpost.com“The stakes are high here in the world’s second-largest economy, which now has the world’s highest proportion of people over 65 and lowest proportion of children under 15. According to a recent forecast, population loss will strip Japan of 70 percent of its workforce by 2050.”

Online

Google introduces Insights – The INQUIRER

The SEC’s Interpretive Guidance on the Use of Company Web Sites: A Reality Check « BusinessWired

Security

‘Fakeproof’ e-passport is cloned in minutes – Times Online

Vista security discovered to be even more useless – The INQUIRER – despite the headline this affects multiple OS’

Software

Why Vista is ‘Universally Hated’ and Other Training Truths – interesting perspective on SaaS and the longevity of MS Office

Technology

Apple sued for indentured servitude – The INQUIRER

Wireless

What’s Behind the iPhone 3G Glitches – Apple iPhone problems

iPhone is big in Japan, reflects local failure to innovate