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February 16, 2009

LOTD for February 16

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 7:28 pm

UK and French nuclear submarines were severely damaged when they collided earlier this month. Both subs had nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, so this could have been a very dangerous accident:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/defence/4634582/British-and-French-nuclear-submarines-collide-in-Atlantic.html

Sprint plans to release a phone next year that has CDMA, WiMAX, and probably WiFi, and the phone may be based on Android:
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=mobile_devices&articleId=9127879&taxonomyId=75&intsrc=kc_top

Alvarion’s CEO claims that Nortel is using Chapter 11 to try to avoid paying Alvarion what they owe them
http://www.telecoms.com/itmgcontent/tcoms/news/articles/20017617597.html

Nevada is on the lookout for people counting cards via their iPhones. Aren’t all cell phones banned anyway when people are at the tables? That has been the policy at every casino I have been to:
http://www.casinocitytimes.com/news/article.cfm?contentID=177047

421 TV stations will switch to digital only over-the-air on February 17, joining the 220 stations that already ended their analog signals:
http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/174278-421_Stations_To_Pull_Analog_Plug_on_Feb_17.php

Article on Texas switching from grass to FieldTurf for their football stadium–I didn’t realize that injuries would be down so significantly on FieldTurf as compared to grass!
http://www.statesman.com/sports/content/sports/stories/longhorns/02/15//0215bohls.html

NBA player was caught going 90mph in a 35mph zone with his 3-year-old son in the back NOT in a child seat!
http://www.azcentral.com/sports/suns/articles/2009/02/16/20090216spt-jrich.html

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