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  • IETF Drops RFC For Cosmetic Carbon Copy
    By on April 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    paulproteus writes “Say you have an email where you want to send an extra copy to someone without telling everyone. There’s always been a field for that: BCC, or Blind Carbon Copy. But how often have you wanted to do the opposite: make everyone else think you sent a copy to somebody without actually having done so? Enter the new IETF-NG RFC: Cosmetic Carbon Copy, or CCC. Now you can conveniently email all of your friends (with a convenient exception (more…)

  • Researchers make drops move in just one direction
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Controlling the way liquids spread across a surface is important for a wide variety of technologies, including DNA microarrays for medical research, inkjet printers and digital lab-on-a-chip systems. But until now, the designers of such devices could only control how much the liquid …


  • Entire.SE TLD Drops Off the Internet
    By on October 13, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Icemaann writes “Pingdom and Network World are reporting that the SE tld dropped off the internet yesterday due to a bug in the script that generates the SE zone file. The SE tld has close to one million domains that all went down due to missing the trailing dot in the SE zone file. Some caching nameservers may still be returning invalid DNS responses for 24 hours.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • USC drops to No. 12, Washington into Top 25
    By on September 20, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Southern California dropped nine spots and out of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll and Washington moved into the rankings for the first time in six years.