Daily Archives: 2009-07-05

05 Jul 2009
Anti-Malware Software

“A top Symantec executive has hit out at free antivirus software, including Microsoft’s Microsoft Security Essentials, warning consumers that it won’t be enough to keep them safe.” is the opening sentence of John Pospisil’s article “Symantec: it’s dangerous to rely on free antivirus” on tech.blorge.com (h/t to Slashdot). I think they’re just getting twitchy because […]

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05 Jul 2009
Advertising in eBooks

According to an article in Slashdot, Amazon wants to patent the idea of inserting advertizing into eBooks and other online generated content. One example given is that if a restaurant is described on a page, the preceeding or following page will have an advertizement related to restaurants or dining. This reminds me of the fad […]

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