Google warns that server
power costs are too high.
"If performance per watt is to remain constant over the next few years,
power costs could easily overtake hardware costs, possibly by a large margin,"
Luiz Andre Barroso, who previously designed processors for Digital Equipment
Corp., said in a September paper published in the Association for Computing
Machinery's Queue. "The possibility of computer equipment power consumption
spiraling out of control could have serious consequences for the overall affordability
of computing, not to mention the overall health of the planet."
eBya has halted the auction
for the Excel code flaw. Gateway
wins an appeal in a HP suit.