By timothy from Slashdot's ya-go-where-the-action-is department
First time accepted submitter ourlovecanlastforeve
writes "Those of you still hanging on to Jaguar and Land Rover as the last vestiges of the truly British automobile in the States may find yourselves grasping at straws as Chery announces a nearly two billion dollar joint effort with the auto brand to move production to Changsu in China."
Anyone still hanging on to that idea might also be interested to learn that Jaguar and Land Rover are subsidiaries of India's Tata
, maker of the low-priced Nano
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By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
writes "Elementary Information Security, based on its title, weight and page length, I assumed was filled with mindless screen shots of elementary information security topics, written with a large font, in order to jack up the page count. Such an approach is typical of far too many security books. With that, if there ever was a misnomer of title, Elementary Information Security is it."
Read below for the rest of Ben's review Elementary Information Security
author Richard E. Smith
publisher Jones &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Bartlett Learning
reviewer Ben Rothke
summary Information security magnum opusRead Replies (0)
By Soulskill from Slashdot's good-luck-folks department
mblase writes "SpaceX and NASA have been working hard to make this weekend's launch happen — and that has meant navigating the cultural differences between this small, young startup and the huge veteran space agency. The relationship involves daily calls and emails between people who live in two different worlds: age versus youth, bureaucracy versus a flat startup-like structure, and a sense of caution versus a desire to move forward quickly. But they both have an almost religious belief in the need for humans to venture forth into space, a geeky love for rockets, and technical know-how — plus, they both need each other to succeed."
The launch is scheduled for 4:55AM EDT (08:55 GMT) tomorrow morning
. NASA TV will begin coverage
at 3:30AM EDT, and there will be a press conference at 8:30AM. SpaceX's press kit
(PDF) has mission details. The rendezvous with the ISS is scheduled for day 4 of the mission after a series of maneuvering tests to ensure the Dragon capsule can approach safely. It carries 1,200 pounds of supplies for the people aboard the ISS, and it carries 11 science experiments designed by students
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