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11 February 2007

News from the Net

WalMart appears to be in bed with Microsoft.

This is probably a good read for those wholier-than thou artists (you know which ones I mean).

Ok, Obama mentions some good energy policies. But do they have to mention words like Messiah when talking about him? Of course, he did tell people that he was a Democrat because God told him to.

House burns down. Dell laptop ruled as cause.

So you think M$ might have some heart because they donated a lot of computers to your kids school? Did you realize that they filed a patent to allow them to reposess said computers if the facial recognition notices that the kids are not paying attention to the advertisements?

Amazon and YouTube flagged for censorship.

China institutes massive online ID system.

Refridgerated wind?

So two kids (under 18) took naughty photos of each other and got busted for child-p0rn.

Ooh... Optical and Electrical circuits on the same silicon.

Princeton has given up on convincing people about ESP and are going to close their Engineering Anomalies Research lab. “For 28 years, we’ve done what we wanted to do, and there’s no reason to stay and generate more of the same data. If people don’t believe us after all the results we’ve produced, then they never will.” The research will continue at the International Consciousness Research Lab.

No more than a week after EOTI received its pair of AMD FX-70 dual core chips, AMD is showcasing their Quad-Core Opteron that redefines x86.

Remember how Chicago were complete morons about the Aqua Teen thing? Well, in addition to people loosing their jobs over it, the CEO of Cartoon Network resigned.

Anyone remember the big seed-carrying thing in Titan AE? Well, we are building one.

Want to help the environment and have a knack for science? Richard Branson is offering $25million to anyone who can devise a way to eliminate a billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere per year.

EVE Online takes a hit as the developers admit to helping cheat.

Looks like small companies and bloggers are better at doing the Pentagon's job than they are.

More details are available on the upcoming game, Spore.