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06 June 2006

News from the Net

Heh. Even M$ can't clean itself of virii.

Woot! Google launches Online Spreadsheet - with sharing and chat

It appears that some companies really want to make their customers revolt. The new House Bill (Section 115 Reform Act of 2006 [SIRA]) would even require you to get a license for each copy of a song your browser caches... IE: You go to someone's myspace page and they have a song playing in the background, so you personally have to pay for the song. Idiots

Well, it appears that the NSA is capable of deciphering encrypted messages 137 years too late.

How about some details of iRobot's Scooba - doing for kitchen floors what their Roomba does for your living room

Although this is talking about a huge natural disaster, I couldn't help notice that they said they are seeing Flish

You thought the questions about whether Pluto and Planet X were really planets was weird - check this out.

In an effort to move technology backwards, the 6bone is shutting down

Now here's a toy for those electronic geeks out there... Universal Software Radio Peripheral - able to use everything from DC to 2.9Ghz... IE: It can capture FM, read GPS, decode HDTV, transmit over emergency bands, track people's mobile phones, etc etc... For about $500.

UK Journalists are calling for a boycott of Yahoo! because of their 'unethical behavior'...

Any chance the Universal Software Radio Peripheral can read my thoughts?

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Jun 06 13:40:00 PDT 2006
If I add the right daughter boards to it, yes... :)

Posted by Malachi on Wed Jun 07 01:33:00 PDT 2006
IF I were part of the NSA, I don't think that I would be really proud of finally breaking a  year old code.....

Posted by Sarah on Wed Jun 07 07:26:00 PDT 2006
try 137-year old

Posted by Malachi on Wed Jun 07 08:48:00 PDT 2006