Archive for November, 2005

Networks and Entertainment finally converging?

Wowzers – talk about an interesting acquisition: Cisco Systems, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.. So the home and corporate networking giant buys one of the biggest players in the set-top boxes (the devices that deliver your satellite/cable signal to your TV) market.

This and Microsoft’s announcement to support CableCARD next year, should set the stage for a nice battle in your living room.

Javascript award of the month goes to …

JS/UIX – a Un*x-like OS for browsers, written entirely in JavaScript. And, no, I’m not kidding. This is what I can see in Firefox:

JS/UX in browser

PS: I know that Slashdot ran the story in June 2005, but I haven’t seen it yet.