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Articles tagged with: modem

Linus Torvald Disses NVidia For Not Supporting Linux

Linus Torvald, the man behind the Linux Kernel, expressed his frustration and anger with NVIDIA at an interview in Finland. Watch the video in which he says is “the worst trouble spot” that he ever had to work with, before giving the finger to the camera. [00:49 video in the full post]

Essentially, Linus Torvald is unhappy about the fact that NVIDIA does not support or does not provide drivers for Linux.

Dell Moving Towards Data Center Networking

Dell is expanding its expertise from Computer Making to Data Servers, Networking and Storage Technology. Dell has recently acquired a networking service provider Force 10 Networks, which would now make Dell a Network Service Provider too.

Force 10 Networks is a leading Private Company which provides Ethernet based network solutions. Force 10 made many Award-Winning Ethernet switching and routing products. Force 10 was acquired by Dell recently, but the financial details of the acquisition are unknown.

Bell Canada Gets Slammed With $10M Fine

Canada’s Competition Bureau has just slammed the telecommunications provider, Bell Canada with a $10M fine in response to Bell’s advertising practices. The Bureau accused the telecom giant of misleading advertising for a wide range of products.

It turns our that the company was routinely charging customers higher prices than advertised, usually by at least 15% and hiding extra fees in the fine print. Fees such as necessary add-ons, modem rental, TouchTone, and TV services were hidden in the fine print.