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11 August 2006

News from the Net

Michigan enforces do-not-email registry law

It appears that all versions of Windows might be susceptible to a network attack

Wow! Everyone gangs up on the RIAA

You all remember the big huffah regarding Rockstar's coffee -- well, their new game lets you be a 15yr old bully. Is that them flipping the finger at the ESRB?

Cray wins $52 million contract to provide a supercomputer... hmm, could have swore that SGI bought them -- guess I don't own Cray stock after all

Well, it looks like it finally happened... Cell phones are being tracked in order to tell if you are speeding on the highway

As you know, I have a habit of reporting on the most unique Google Map Mashups -- how about a Google Map RTS?

You've heard of the Van Allen belts? Well, the scientist they were named after died at the age of 91

Well, they have decided. Pluto is STILL a planet

It appears that the Colbert Report also causes the Slashdot effect

OpenCyc is released. What exactly it is is another matter. Is it a competitor to Wikipedia? A database? An AI? All of the above?

HSBC Bank hackable?

Freespire released.



WILL POWER!
Bully looks pretty good, but I haven't a ps2.

I tried to do the name a bridge thing when I saw the show but being on the west coast I'm assuming the site had been locked up for about three hours before I even knew about it.


Posted by WILL POWER! on Fri Aug 11 06:06:00 PDT 2006