22nd > November > 2008 Archive

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Nissan-Renault signs more states for electric vehicle schemes

'Leccy Tech Renault-Nissan has announced electric vehicle and infrastructure deals with the State of Oregon and the Principality of Monaco.
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GeoCities 2.0 auctions self on eBay

In the summer of 2006, at the height of the digerati's Web 2.0 frenzy, social networking startup Kiko.com sold itself on eBay. The share-your-appointments-with-the-world online calendar extravaganza was pulling in exactly zero dollars a month. But after a flurry of late bidding, eBayers decided it was worth $258,100.
Cade Metz, 22 2008
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Google Analytics — Yes, it is a security risk

Analysis Judging from some of the comments responding to our story about security sloppiness on Barack Obama’s website, it’s clear a discussion about the risks of third-party javascript is in order. Contrary to what many commentators believe, widgets used by Google Analytics and similar services do represent a threat, especially if you’re a high-profile target.
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US intelligence predicts EU 'hobbled giant' by 2025

United States government intelligence hasn't exactly been on a winning streak for predicting future events, but recently it's been painting a somewhat bleak future for Western society.
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XML daddy eyes code riding storage metal

QCon 2009 Tim Bray, co-inventor of XML and Sun Microsystems’ Director of Web Technologies, found himself manning “the hangover slot” to give the morning keynote at day two of the Qcon developer conference in San Francisco on Thursday.
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Teen discussed suicide plan online 12 hours before webcam death

The Florida teen whose lethal drug overdose was broadcast live over the net earlier this week began blogging about his intended suicide 12 hours before.
Cade Metz, 22 2008
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Nokia 5320 XpressMusic mobile phone

Review Nokia has cranked up the volume of its mobile music message recently with the debut of its Comes With Music download service and the unveiling of its touchscreen 5800 XpressMusic handset.