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30 May 2007

News from the Net

We've seen all the tech before, but still makes me want one (even if it is M$).

Will someone please countersue this a*hole?

GoogleMap gets some interesting tidbits... If you go here, you'll notice a few things... Let's see... there's the trimet icons... There's the street view (in some areas) [look near traffic/hybrid/satellite when in full nation view]... There's the Add Placemark, Draw Line, Draw Shape, KML export. I couldn't figure out how to get the Real Estate Search, Movie Showtimes or Distance Measuring Tools to work. Of course, there are other gadgets (and you can make your own). I even saw Exit numbers on 217. Very nice.

Got a brain tumor? Maybe you need an electrical field.

The Linux sponsored car crashes first at Indy 500 and came in dead last because of it.

Hardware firewall on a usb stick?

28 new planets found.

Google throws its hat into anti-spyware while being investigated by the FTC. They also are buying FeedBurner.

New Zealand has decided not to renew their M$ Office license.

NASA to release Landsat 7 data.

Japan decides to make it illegal to store your music online.

Haha! Have a Nissan? Better hope you don't have a cell phone or it may erase your car keys.

Well, now we know why the USA says there is no global warming. Because the Germans say there is.

Hardwired crypto?

Soda pop, fruit juices, pickles, jams/preserves, soy and sauces/dressings, cranberries, prunes, plums, cinnamon, cloves, and apples turning off your DNA? WTF?

Power your car from sugar/starch?

Looks like it is finally time for me to buy a backyard grill.

How about a look at the top 25 censored stories of 2007?

Want to upgrade your wifi, military style?

The University of Ohio caves to terrorism.

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has evidentially decided that any video that happens at the turnpike belongs to them. Wonder what they would think of some home videos from the car?

BestBuy accused of overcharging yet again.

The MPAA takes a massive blow. In related news, freedom has a new enemy in the Copyright Alliance.

Remember someone getting busted for not stopping random users from accessing their wifi? Well, it looks like the FBI is no better.

If you've been debating an HD-DVD or BluRay player, you might want to rethink that (and get a burner).

5 year felony charge for using a cafe's free wifi access?

Some female sharks can reproduce without having sex!