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16 June 2006

News from the Net

I'm not sure if this can really be considered news... After all, I quit using PayPal years ago because of them SELLING that information

Either M$ writes crappy code or they are right that it's a conspiracy.

Three asteroids orbiting in sync with Neptune?

All the D&D books are going to be available as PDFs? I haven't played D&D in a long time, but maybe this will make playing Buffy or Stargate worthwhile.

Amazon trying to become the #1 legal hypocrite.

GNOME launches an outreach program to try to get more women programmers

Samsung ships the first blu-ray player.

Well, all those people claiming that we are conspiracy theorists can now rest easily. The USA admits to conspiring with the MPAA

ESRB blackmails game publishers. Well, the solution seems to me to make games that the retailers will loose business by not carrying. Screw the ESRB, I would rather NOT have them rate my games.

In case you haven't heard, Bill Gates will be leaving his role (not the company) at M$... of course, with Ballmer still there, I still hate the company.

A group of cell phone companies are joining up to develop a linux-based OS for their phones.

Once again, the USA is a 3rd world country when it comes to technology... The EU is taking steps to ensure internet access for all.

Anyone else wondering what the hell the Gates Foundation is? Sounds creepy.

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Fri Jun 16 12:03:00 PDT 2006