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04 August 2006

News from the Net

What does Congress talk about the most? Judicial Nominations

Apple fudging financial records?

Australia comes out ahead of the USA when it comes to government use of the internet. Their 2006 Census can be filed online

AOL is laying off 26% of their employees

You've all heard about MIT making $100 laptop for kids... How about Solar Wifi to help developing countries?

Matt Damon has been cast as Kirk in Star Trek XI

A judge decided that Rockstar Games was allowed to use a strip club as inspiration for their game

If you have an iPod and live in Oregon or the UK, you might like the iBrella

Japan plans a Moonbase by 2030

UK ISP accidentally deleted 700GB of users' email

Well, we tried to tell them that RFID passports were not a good idea. It appears that they have already been cloned. I think Dino's new passport is one of the RFID ones

Amazon seeks yet another patent - this time, for something to do with subscription-based shipping

New bridges may be built out of plastic

The iBrella is theoretically nifty, except my trepidation involving electronics and foul weather...
and that the website shows very clearly they are the winner of "The Award 2005"
uh, which 'award' is that you speak of?

Posted by Silver on Fri Aug 04 00:30:00 PDT 2006
They won 2005, all of it. Duh ;)

Posted by Malachi on Fri Aug 04 00:31:00 PDT 2006
Matt Damon would make an awsome Kirk.  He has the acting skills of William Shatner. :-D

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Aug 08 10:33:00 PDT 2006