- Announcing the "Change The Administration" March in D.C.
- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin tells what he thinks about his fellow
politicians and people in Washington in this morning's radio interview.
"FEMA Director Michael Brown must be removed from his job immediately and
should be assigned to truck duty to drive and unload food and supplies to the
New Orleans Convention Center thoughout the night and for the next 48 hours.
This guy is an incomptenet political idiot who has no qualification to run
this organization. It is completely unacceptable not to be able to drop one
single piece of food package to the superdome or the convention center in the
past five days! The only agency who was able to perform so far was the coast
guard. And people are sick and tired of hearing President Bush was forced to
cut his five week vacation two days early! This is unbeliavable!," wri... (more)
The University at Buffalo (UB) Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, The
State University of New York, will use IBM technologies and research
expertise to study the structure and behavior of human proteins. The outcome
of this research could lead to more targeted drugs to treat diseases such as
cancer, Alzheimer's, AIDS and multiple sclerosis.
The new IBM system represents the next-generation solution to meet the
growing computational and storage needs of the Center of Excellence that were
originally provided by a cluster of Dell servers and EMC storage systems. To
help the cen... (more)
"Google's Down!?!?!?!?" - Google Search Performance Flubbed by MyDoom
According to the Finnish anti-virus firm F-Secure, yesterday's MyDoom.O (or
MyDoom.M) attacks on Google, Yahoo!, Altavista, and Lycos are part of a
double whammy involving a new worm called Zindos. And the target of Zindos
appears to be the Microsoft.com Web site.
"Zindos and Mydoom.M work together," F-Secure reports this morning. "Mydoom.M
laid out the path by infecting a large number of systems and preparing a list
of them. Zindos hitches a ride on the Mydoom highway. It uses the lists and
the backdors, prepare... (more)
"During a natural disaster of this scale, it is critical for corporations,
individuals and governments to join forces to help those affected to overcome
the disaster," said George Samenuk (pictured), chairman and CEO of McAfee,
Inc, as McAfee announced its immediate support for the relief efforts of
Hurricane Katrina with an initial company donation of $50,000 and also
announced its intention to match funds through a global employee contribution
The McAfee Grant will be used to help support the immediate humanitarian
relief efforts and will support the American... (more)
"As a strategic partner for Sybase, the Bradmark developers have spent an
extensive amount of time listening to both Sybase and its user community on
what they want in database management tools, and have delivered upon those
needs," said Brad Tashenberg (pictured), president and CEO of Bradmark
Technologies. "By simplifying database management for DBAs with solutions
like Surveillance DB for ASE, Bradmark and Sybase are enabling DBAs to focus
on more critical tasks while ensuring the performance of their ASE system."
Tashenberg's remarks coincide with the announcement that Sybase i... (more)