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September 14, 2008

LOTD for September 14

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 11:42 pm

Interesting to read about Gov. Palin’s comments where seems to have told Iraq-bound troops that the Saddam Hussein government helped Al Qaeda plan and carry out the 9/11 attacks. The Bush Administration used to push that point but they stopped claiming that a long time ago…
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/11/AR2008091103789_pf.html

The FDA just hired 1300 professional staffers–hopefully this 10% staffing increase will make our food supply more secure:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/11/BULA12SM09.DTL

GPS is expected to be the hottest feature on the cellular market this Christmas, with a possible 3x increase in GPS-enabled cell phones:
http://rfdesign.com/news/cellular_gps_market_triple-0910/

Looks like this tough economy is enabling AT&T and Verizon to get further ahead of their cellular rivals. This analyst thinks that AT&T is in the best shape due to the iPhone, improved customer service, and because AT&T’s wireline business is in better shape than Verizon’s wireline business:
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/att-verizon-seen-creating-bigger/story.aspx?guid=%7B59E6F456-D6A9-4948-B029-65BFEE15DF87%7D&dist=msr_1

The Tribune company is blaming Google for the false United Airline’s bankruptcy story that panicked the market:
http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/content_display/news/digital-downloads/search/e3i651eebcf2abebf43e6a765043195a566

This Scottish mailman thought his work was too taxing, so he kept 20,000+ letters in his apartment. He was caught when a neighbor saw him throw away a mail delivery. He didn’t even deliver letters that were addressed to himself!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26624199/

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