Installing mod_geoip For Apache2 On Fedora 9

Installing mod_geoip For Apache2 On Fedora 9

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip
with Apache2 on a Fedora 9 system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of
the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based
on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.

Best Buy Bails Out Failing Napster

Napster, the music subscription service that has been losing money and subscribers, is set to be acquired by Best Buy. But the retail giant wants Napster’s technology and nascent mobile phone business more than its main music service.

New iPhone Chip Will Cost an ARM and a Missile

Apple’s future iPhones and iPods may get a little extra zip from ARM processors designed by engineers at the company’s PA Semiconductor acquisition, which also makes chips for the U.S. military.

Feeling car sick? Blame the bacteria (Reuters)

Vintage cars are parked at the Autofriedhof Franz Messerli auto graveyard in the village of Kaufdorf south of Bern July 27, 2008. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)Reuters – If a man’s home is his castle then
maybe his car is his rubbish bin, with a study finding the
typical car has 283 different types of bacteria present in
every square centimeter (square inch).

AIG rescue at hand, government to take stake (Reuters)

People walk out of the Lehman Brothers building in New York September 15, 2008. (Joshua Lott/Reuters)Reuters – An $85 billion government rescue of
insurer American International Group Inc looked increasingly
likely on Tuesday to stave off a bankruptcy that would have
thrown world markets back into turmoil.

Senate OKs deal on tax-relief package

Senate leaders said Tuesday that they had broken a months-long impasse over a tax break package that would bring billions of dollars in relief to individual and business taxpayers, developers of clean energy resources and people threatened by the alternative minimum tax.

Death toll rises in storm-hit Texas amid health hazard (Reuters)

Members of a medical team rest at the Ball High School after Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas September 15, 2008. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)Reuters – The death toll in the wake of
Hurricane Ike rose to 30 in Texas on Tuesday as officials in
Galveston warned of a growing health threat on the island city
that took a direct hit from the huge storm.

Fed to provide $85 billion bridge loan to AIG: source (Reuters)

A woman exits the American International Building, world headquarters of American International Group (AIG) September 16, 2008. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)Reuters – The Federal Reserve will provide a roughly $85
billion bridge loan to AIG and take a nearly 80 percent
stake in the company, according to a source briefed on the
matter.