Tech News – Google and MySQL, Newsvine

Newsvine Relaunch Today: Build Your Own News Site Seattle-based news site Newsvine will relaunch this afternoon with significant changes to the user experience. They?re calling the release ?Evergreen.? Among the changes: like Netvibes, Pageflakes and other personalized homepages, users will now be able to move most modules on the Newsvine home page around, or delete them altogether. Users can also add whatever news feeds they want to the home page by adding a RSS feed module. Okay, starting my own here tips.

Google releases patches that enhance the manageability and reliability of MySQL We think MySQL is a fantastic data storage solution, and as our projects push the requirements for the database in certain areas, we’ve made changes to enhance MySQL itself, mainly in the areas of high availability and manageability. We would love for the some of these changes to be merged with the official MySQL release, but until then we felt strongly that anyone should have access to them, thus we have released the changes with a GPL license for the MySQL community to use and review.

Windows Vista Beta 2, RC1 and RC2 set to expire On 31 May 2007, all Customer Preview Program (CPP) pre-release versions of Windows Vista will expire. If you are running a pre-release version of Windows Vista (Beta 2, RC1 or RC2), you will begin to receive warning notifications about the upcoming expiration on 18 May. To avoid work disruption and loss of data, we strongly recommend that customers running any of these pre-release versions of Windows Vista migrate their PCs to the final version of Windows Vista prior to 31 May.

April 2007 Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista Microsoft has released the April 2007 Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista. This update contains several improvements, and it resolves several issues. This cumulative update is intended for computers that are running Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate.

Blogs Now Infested With Offensive Content The Net’s blog sites are overgrown with a variety of unpleasant content, including porn, offensive language, hate posting, and malware, says a new threat analysis.