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jQuery developers can finally get their hands on the long-awaited jQuery mobile framework, which is optimized for the touch interfaces of smartphones and tablets.  The alpha releases of jQuery 1.4.3 and jQuery Mobile are available this week.  jQuery 1.4.3 has improved CSS module performance, HTML5 data attribute access, faster traversal methods, and now passes the JSLint JavaScript verification.  jQuery supports iOS, Android, BlackBerry 6, webOS, Fennec, and Opera Mobile.  

IPocolypse is Months Away
This week the Number Resource Organization announced that 95% of all possible IPv4 addresses were in use.  The more sobering news was their projection that all IPv4 addresses would be used up by early next year.  Looks like you've got 6-8 months to adopt IPv6, or you'll be out of luck when you need a new IP address.  

BSA Letter to EU Against Open Standards Recommendations Leaked
The Free Software Foundation recently obtained a leaked letter from the Business Software Alliance to the European Commission.  The FSF responded to the arguments in the letter, which complains about giving preference to "open specifications".  

Fibre Networks Reaching Capacity
More news on the Infocalypse front: researchers from the University of Southampton say that fibre optic networks are currently using over half of their information capacity limit.  This capacity limit on fibre could stifle internet growth in a few years' time.  Pretty soon, the researchers say, we'll need to start conserving our bandwidth much like water or energy.   

RE: Moving from Spring to Java EE 6: The Age of Frameworks is Over
Matt Raible disagrees with parts of ServerSide News Director Cameron McKenzie's article on frameworks and Java EE 6.  Peter Thomas posted this link.

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