Archive for July, 2006

Hotmail Getting Hammered with Spam

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

I don’t know if it’s just my account, but lately Hotmail seems to be getting hammered with spam. Normally I’ve found their spam filter to be extremely effective, however in that last 2 or 3┬ádays a lot of spam regarding watches, mortgages and golf have been getting through. Anyone else experiencing the same?

RSS Barcodes

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Just when you thought there was enough acronyms in the world already, supply chain standards body GS1 has announced the introduction of a new barcode system called - wait for it - RSS. The barcodes are smaller than existing barcodes and can store more information.
The RSS stands for Reduced Space Symbology, not Rich Site Summary […]