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Wednesday, March 13, 2002

AMD Moves to .13 Micron

AMD announced today that it will be shipping its .13 micron Thoroughbred processor. As a matter of fact, all of their CPUs will be shrinking soon. Here's a snip:
By the end of 2002, AMD expects that all of the AMD Athlon processor family will be produced on .13 micron technology. AMD also expects to begin shipping its next-generation processor codenamed "Hammer," which uses a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) version of the .13 micron technology, at the end of the year.
Pretty slick. I'm glad to see they are keeping the pressure on Intel. Thanks HardOCP.

Monday, March 11, 2002

Mozilla 0.9.9 Released

Almost to 1.0! Version 0.9.9 of the Mozilla web browser has been released! You can check the full release notes here. Get downloading! 0.9.9 includes a fix for the zlib buffer overflow exploit.

As an aside, Red Hat released updated zlib packages today too.

Perens Takes Swipe at Mundie

There's an article titled "Deciphering the open-source war" online on C|Net News by Bruce Parens, taking a look at Craig Mundie's recent comments on Open Source. Excellent article. Go, read.

A.T. Hun comments: That's some great stuff. Clear and understandable. Of course, Mundie and his ilk always leave gaps in logic big enough to drive a truck through. I don't know what to say about M$. Either they are legitimately convinced that their way is the only way and all other ways are unamerican or they are scared. Probably a lot of both.

New Star Wars Trailer Online

The new Star Wars "Clone Wars" trailer is available for download online. Contrary to what Apple says, QuickTime 5 Pro is not required. Here is the link you need (~31M).

A number of people posted on Slashdot last night saying how much they thought the new trailer sucks. I know everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but I think they are idiots. A friend of mine came over to see it last night. All that he, my wife, and I could say was, "Oh man!" It's pretty amazing. Download it for yourself and see.

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