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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.