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Bear & Cat -- An addicting Flash game like Puzzle Bubble

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Blue's News posted a cool Chinese Flash game titled Bear & Cat. It is like Puzzle Bobble, but in a non-straight line.

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Cellphone Drivers Drive Like Drunks and Old Farts

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I saw this story KTLA 5's Morning News today. /. posted the details about young drivers (18-25), using cellular phones, driving like drunks and old people (70 years old).

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'Evil twin' could pose Wi-Fi threat

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Firing Squad mentioned a CNET's News.com story about researchers at Cranfield University are warning that "evil twin" hot spots, networks set up by hackers to resemble legitimate Wi-Fi hot spots, present the latest security threat to Web users.

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24 (TV Show): Debbie's cellular phone # is real...

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This is mainly for those who watch 24 TV show... On 24 newsgroup, there is a thread/discusssion about the telephone number on Debbie's cellular phone in Day 4, 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. episode. It does go to the 24 set. Here is what it said:

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U.S. slaps on the wardriver-busting paint...

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Alien8's Broadband Reports wireless security forum thread mentions The Register story on U.S. slapping on the wardriver-busting paint. Security-minded U.S. decorators' supply outfit, Force Field Wireless,
claims to have developed a do it yourself (DIY) solution to the international menace of
marauding geek wardrivers--DefendAir paint "laced with copper and aluminum fibers that form an electromagnetic shield, blocking most radio waves and protecting wireless networks".

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Your Telephone Call (and Rants on Hold) Will Be Monitored

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This New York Times article say monitoring telephone conversations is intended to track the performance of call center operators, but the professional snoops are inadvertently monitoring callers. Most callers do not realize that they may be taped even while they are on hold.

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Rats Can Tell Human Languages Apart...

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This Yahoo! News article says rats can use the rhythm of human language to tell the difference between Dutch and Japanese, researchers in Spain reported Sunday.

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Geek Break Up Lines (Funny)

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BBspot lists the top 11 geek break up lines.

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IRS granted cell phones for U.S. soldiers nonprofit status, meaning contributions to the cause are tax-deductible.

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A nice and happy story. According to The Scramento Bee's story, the IRS granted cell phones for U.S. soldiers nonprofit status, meaning contributions to the cause are tax-deductible last week.

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Wi-Fi won't disrupt pacemakers...

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Broadband Reports and Techdirt report that Mayo clinic concluded that Wi-Fi won't disrupt your pacemaker, despite a number of recent concerns. One recent study showed that certain pacemakers get confused by some signals from GSM phones. This study tested a HP Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC fitted with a Cisco Aironet WLAN card around certain pacemakers and found no issues.

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Funny TV Commercial/Advertisement: Nextel's Push

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Viral Videos and Ads posted a funny TV commercial/advertisement (Push) [572 KB; not a direct download] from Nextel.

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Buggy VoIP deployment prompts UK carrier employees to strike...

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This Broadband Reports' story mentions The Register's story about Wanadoo UK's VoIP deployment being so bad that hundreds of its employees went on strike.

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The ultimate cellular payphone!

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Engadget has a photograph of a solar-powered cellular payphone that was spotted on boat sailing around Lake Victoria in Africa. It is probably not real since it could possibly be a staged advertisement for something or other.

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