Weekend tech reading (4.19)

By on April 19, 2008, 4:08 PM
AT&T: Internet to hit full capacity by 2010 U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T has claimed that, without investment, the Internet's current network architecture will reach the limits of its capacity by 2010. News.com.

The reason I will never buy a Mac desktop While browsing around this morning I stumbled upon this bit of news: “Apple released a new graphics upgrade kit today.” For those Mac Pro users out there (that is, the tower desktop system, not the laptop) can now upgrade to a GeForce 8800GT for about x1.5 the actual price of the card, ain’t those wonderful news? TechSpot Blog.

Next Mortal Kombat Features DC Comics Characters Executive Producer Ed Boon revealed the introduction of Batman and Superman to the Mortal Kombat fold, along with two new fighting mechanics--Freefall Kombat and Klose Kombat. PC World.

JFK And LAX Get Scanners That See Through Clothes Despite privacy concerns, TSA says 90% of passengers who are subject to secondary screening opt for a millimeter wave scan over a pat down. InformationWeek.

PayPal Plans to Block Safari and Old Browsers Under PayPal's plan, Apple Inc.'s Safari would be banned completely, while only older versions of its rivals Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox would be barred. NYTimes.

GTA IV Gone Gold, Expected to Break Sales Records During Take-Two's shareholders' meeting which took place yesterday, the publisher said that the long-awaited GTA IV has gone gold. The game, which already is the most expected game of the year, is slated for an April 29 release date. eFlux.




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thejedislayer said:
"AT&T: Internet to hit full capacity by 2010 U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T has claimed that, without investment, the Internet's current network architecture will reach the limits of its capacity by 2010." ... Why don't you use some of the grand, old money that you've got billions of to make a new, better architecture.
mekaonija said:
Aha agreed. I'm pretty sure they are going to... they are just predicting that if they hadn't developed new architecture that by 2010 the current architecture would reach its limits. 2010... Hmm thats only 2 years away. They better get started >;D
canadian said:
They just say that, so they can jack up the prices and claim its to upgrade the networks.
thejedislayer said:
Well, I'm sure that there is a point towards where the architecture has reached it's limit, but I'm sure that's not the whole reason they decided to announce this to the public. ISP's are about as trustworthy as a criminal.
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