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October 31, 2007

LOTD for October 31

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 11:22 pm

US Diplomats are upset that they are being sent to Iraq:
http://govexec.com/dailyfed/1007/103107ap5.htm

The Bush Administration is assigning the DoD’s US Regional Cooperation Offices to oversee Blackwater. I thought that the oversight was a great step until I read that the US Regional Cooperation Offices is outsourced…and notorious mercenary Tim Spicer will be in charge of overseeing Blackwater. Spicer’s people actually filmed a video of them shooting at Iraqi civilians and used an Elvis song as a soundtrack…and then put the video on the Internet! That is the organization that will be overseeing Blackwater?
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2007/10/worlds-most-not.html

Tony Tether said that DARPA’s new spy plane will not be for the troops, but just for “the President”:
http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/071031-tw-darpa-spyplane.html

Google in active talks with Verizon to put Google applications on Verizon phones:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN3058207720071031?feedType=RSS&feedName=internetNews

The Wall Street Journal says that Google is in advanced talks with both Verizon and Sprint:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119377870431576706.html?mod=telecommunications_primary_hs

Google to offer an open system for social networking that may compete with Facebook…I wonder if that will chip away at the $15 bil valuation Microsoft gave it a few days ago:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN3043165520071031?feedType=RSS&feedName=internetNews

Mobile developers prefer Google over #2 Microsoft and #3 Nokia:
http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9807482-7.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-5

Next-generation DVD format wars (HD-DVD vs. Blu-Ray) seems to be hurting both standards:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42127&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

Who knew that Dennis Kucinich (he’s also still running?) claimed to have seen a UFO?
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2007/10/kucinich.html

The ultimate war trophy from Iraq has been found: Saddam’s gold-plated AK-47 is at the Defense Intelligence Agency:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2007/10/best-war-booty-.html#more

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