Linux Kernel Power Bug Now High Importance In Ubuntu

The bug introduced during the development of the Linux 2.6.38 kernel causing excessive power consumption is very real, is occurring on many different hardware platforms, and has just been deemed a bug of high importance by the Ubuntu Kernel Team. read more

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Sony “rebuilding” PlayStation Network after attack

The outage of Sony’s PlayStation Network and Qriocity service, now in its fourth day, looks set to continue after the company said on Sunday that it is “rebuilding” its system to better guard against attacks. read more

Watch the home games of the Melbourne Ice

Watch the home games of the Melbourne Ice – Melbourne’s first Ice Hockey team in the Australian Ice Hockey League, live from the Medibank Icehouse in Melbourne, Australia Watch live streaming video from melbourneice at

Linux Kernel Suffering Power Management Regression?

It appears that there’s a big power management regression in the Linux kernel for the 2.6.38 and 2.6.39 development releases, including the kernel to ship with Ubuntu 11.04 next week. It’s reportedly causing a 10~30% increase in power consumption on many laptop computers. read more

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Old Media Says Google Will Destroy Film & Music

The music and books retailer HMV and the music giant EMI are two of the grand old dames of Britain’s music industry. But the future of both these historic enterprises, with a pedigree of recording talent going back almost a century, is in doubt. read more