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War. War never changes. Once, humans waged war for domination of a single planet. In EVE Online, players and guilds battle for control of entire star systems. They scheme over resource-rich worlds, they vie for areas of strategic importance. And sometimes -- despite all the advances of modern technology -- somebody does something stupid, and everybody else thinks it's a great idea. Last night, due to the equivalent of a clerk error, one side of EVE Online's eternal war lost control of a key staging system. Recovering control of a system takes eight hours -- with one hour left to go, the online... Read more...
We often take the internet for granted, not necesarilly aware of the struggles that go on behind the scenes, such as that between U.S. based Cogent and Swedish TaliaSonera.  Presently these two large bandwidth providers are fighting over peering issues:“According to Cogent CEO David Schaeffer, TeliaSonera peered data selectively and refused to upgrade bandwidth at some of the companies’ peering connections, causing traffic to take long, winding routes around the internet and saturating peered connections’ pipes.“Schaeffer went on to imply that the loss of routing to their customers (and eventually... Read more...
World Cyber Games is the largest annual gaming festival in the world. The best gamers from all over the world will gather this weekend in New York to compete in the US Open tournament series. Participating countries engage in preliminary rounds of play before the best of the best are sent off to represent them in the main events. They will be competing for over $20,000 worth of cash and prizes.  "Among the competitors in the US Open are professional Starcraft gamer "Red_ScorpiO" (Ralph Geunhwa), professional Dead or Alive 4 gamer "Master" (Emannuel Rodriguez),... Read more...
It looks like we've got a full-on battle royale coming up in the tech industry.  Business Week says, "Yahoo partners with eBay to battle with Google, which is teaming with Dell to put the heat on Microsoft".  Sounds like things could get ugly. "Under the Yahoo-eBay partnership, which covers only the U.S., Yahoo will supply eBay's site with ads, and the two will split revenue generated from them. eBay's auction listings will be included in Yahoo search results, driving users from that site to eBay's listings. Yahoo... Read more...
Clash of the KT266A Titans! Motherboards from Abit, Asus, Soyo and MSI Do Battle! By, Marco Chiappetta December 13, 2001 Lately, not a day goes by without a reader inquiring about what motherboard we'd buy if we planned on building an Athlon system.  This is a seemingly straightforward question, but the Athlon motherboard market has seen such a large influx of great products since the introductions of VIA's KT266A, that it is almost impossible to recommend one board over another without asking a slew of qualifying questions.  Will you be overclocking?  Do you want RAID?  What... Read more...