Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech


Australia Hosting Services 2005-2009 Forecast

by Tim Sheedy, Margaret Banaghan, Patrik Bihammar : This IDC study presents the 2005?2009 market sizing and spending forecast for the Australia systems infrastructure service provider (SISP) market, together with supporting analyses of the underlying


Googles Jagger Update – Dust Begins To Settle?

Ken Webster writes: What happened? Webmaster’s, site owners, online businesses and SEO companies everywhere have been desperately trying to decipher the fallout from the longest and most grueling algorithm update in the history of the


Fuels paradise? Power source that turns physics on its head

CyberBOB found this great article: It seems too good to be true: a new source of near-limitless power that costs virtually nothing, uses tiny amounts of water as its fuel and produces next to no


Jumpstart your Link Building (without getting sandboxed)

Andy Hagans writes : Link popularity has been written about ad nauseum, but most articles address the subject from a perspective circa 2001. The available information usually focuses on topics such as reciprocal linking or


Syctl.conf Hardening

Syctl.conf Hardening The purpose of syctl hardening is to help prevent spoofing and dos attacks. This short guide will show what I have found to be a good configuration for the sysctl.conf configuration file. The


What your choice of Linux distribution says about you

Many Linux newbies — or wanna-be newbies — get hung up over the choice of their initial distribution. We here at NewsForge have put a lot of thought into this, and have decided to share


Apache Updates HTTP Servers

By Sean Michael Kerner : New versions of both branches of the Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF) HTTP Web server are now available. Apache HTTP Server 1.3.34 and Apache HTTP Server 2.0.55 are both principally security


AOL to Sell 5% of to Google

Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company


Setting up Samba

What is Samba? “Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients.” Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers


Adware: How to Beat the Sneakiest Software

Promoters of adware, software that shows advertising on a user’s computer, use some cunning tricks to get you to install their software on your machine. Here’s what to look out for


Using Regular Expressions in PHP

When I first started programming in PHP, I found regular expressions quite hard. They were complicated, looked ugly, were hard to figure out, and there wasn’t much in the way of do*****entation either.


90s Web Design: A Nostalgic Look Back

A nostalgic look back at 90s web design, and a warning to anyone whose website is an accidental anachronism. Remember the days when every PC was beige, every website had a little Netscape icon on


Guide for transferring all accounts to a new server

I found this guide at forum-forum. I found it VERY useful in making a smooth transfer of accounts. I hope you’ll find it useful too. I did not write this, and I don’t know who


Turning off the default directory listing

Do you have a directory full of images or zips that you do not want people to be able to browse through? Typically a server is setup to prevent directory listing, but sometimes they are


Imap Vs Pop3

Hello , following is the some difference between IMAP And pop3


3-way Intel i955X motherboard shootout

Tarinder from compares ABIT AW8-MAX , Gigabyte 8I955X and Intel D955XBK Which motherboard to buy? Determining the answer to this question is, arguably, the most important of all hardware choices. The choice of motherboard


NASA Shuttle launch LIVE transmission

Grumpy send us a link to the live transmission of the new NASA Shuttle launch !


CentOS with cPanel – Server install

This is a basic installations tutorial for the CentOS operating system for dedicated server duties ! 🙂 CentOS is a free whitelabel distro of RedHat Enterprise with all the bells and wistles, and is the


Busho: Live!

Mark Fiore, the NewYork Flash artist brings us another one of his subvers statements ! 🙂


Google PageRank Update Analysis

For those of you not yet aware, Google is currently updating the PageRank they are displaying in their toolbar. Each update causes a stir among the SEO community and webmasters trying to get their websites