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December 12, 2007

LOTD for December 12

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:44 pm

Interesting that 200 buoys in the Pacific Ocean can provide 50 megawatts of electricity via wave power!
http://rfdesign.com/military_defense_electronics/news/lead-story/power_from_sea_1212/index.html

Sprint is going to be soft-launching its WiMAX service in Chicago and the DC area. Only Sprint employees can use it and only in big cities:
http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/12/sprints_xohm_wi.html

It is intersting that 13.6% of Americans are cell phone-only, with no wired telephone service. It is also interesting that binge drinkers are twice as likely to be wireless only and smokers are more likely to be wireless only:
http://rcrnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071211/FREE/71211009/1008

Penthouse just spent $500 mil to buy a group of social networking websites:
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/12/technology/12penthouse.html?_r=2&ref=technology&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

In 2004, 70% of all e-mail was spam…in 2007, we are now up to 95% of all e-mail being spam:
http://blogs.cnet.com/8300-13505_1-16.html?authorId=9728254&tag=author

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