Daily Archives: October 25, 2007

Microsoft addresses new reports of forced Windows updates and reboots


Microsoft has posted a long and complex explanation to its Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) blog, explaining the latest case of why software updates are being pushed to users who believe they’ve turned automatic updating off. Here’s the abridged version of what the Redmondians said.

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Boeing Successful Hydrogen Engine Test Shows Future of Aviation


Boeing has successfully completed tests for the engine that will power HALE, the extreme endurance plane that will be able to fly for seven days non-stop in the stratosphere. The wünderengine—developed by the Ford Motor Company—went for three days under a simulated 65,000-feet flight, which is definitely better than a Taurus.

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