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13 June 2006

News from the Net

Apple is starting to get a bad rep (again)... This time for using sweatshops to make the iPod

Yahoo!Mail affected by a new worm

Windows Update this month will be one of the biggest this year -- no reason multi-patches all at once might cause any problems, right?

The Porn industry is once again teaching Hollywood what to do

A new group, the Organization of Independent Software Vendors, has formed in an effort to help the community create independent titles

Japanese scientists have developed a DNA-based vaccine for Alzheimers

Progress has been made on the Antikythera Mechanism (one of the worlds' first known geared devices) that seems to confirm it was used for astronomical prediction.

If you are Canadian, you might want to see how the Canadian Record Industry is spending your tax dollars... of course, if you live in the USA, it isn't like the MPAA or RIAA would do anything similar, right?

Intel announces tri-gate transitors

New sound analysis algorithms are based on the negative-space of sound

Now, let me ask you... if you were using Verizon's Chaperone Service to keep track of your kids... why wouldn't they just "accidentally" leave their cell phone at home when they sneak out to parties? Or leave it at a friends house they are supposedly staying at?

It seems that even knowledgeable celebrities aren't allowed to show signed petitions to the French Prime Minister

According to Oklahoma Bill HB30004, violence in videogames is now considered pornography. That's it OK, teach our kids that violence and sex are related.



Sylkwyrm

"if you were using Verizon's Chaperone Service to keep track of your kids... why wouldn't they just "accidentally" leave their cell phone at home when they sneak out to parties? Or leave it at a friends house they are supposedly staying at?"

And be seen with out their cell phone?!? How humiliating!



Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Jun 13 03:13:00 PDT 2006