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April 11, 2009

LOTD for April 11

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:03 pm

Bluetooth 3.0 is coming on April 21, with faster speeds (up to 480 Mbps), greater reliability, and even allowing Bluetooth to run over WiFi:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/162920/confirmed_bluetooth_30_coming_april_21.html

The Somali pirates foiled the US captain’s escape attempt and the US Navy is still closely monitoring the lifeboat he’s being held on without an opening to attempt a rescue. It is sad that French parents decided to use their life savings to buy a yacht to show their 3-year-old boy that he didn’t need material things to be happy, but their trip ended in their kidnapping by Somali pirates and the death of the boy’s father…they said on their blog that they thought the media was exaggerating the piracy threat:
http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/2009/apr/11/1n11piracy003955-pirates-foil-us-captains-escape-a/?uniontrib

Texas state representative asked Asian-Americans to adopt names that are “easier for Americans to deal with”…after a big uproar over the past week, she apologized today:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/09/betty-brown-texas-republi_n_185108.html

Suri Cruise will start attending a Scientology preschool once she turns 3–the preschool apparently was started by Will Smith and costs just $8800 per year, which is a bargain compared to many preschools!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1169288/Suri-Cruise-start-days-week-Scientology-training.html

UK man cleared of rape charges because of video he took of the encounter on his cell phone:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1166466/Man-cleared-rape-court-shown-phone-footage-woman-actively-taking-sex.html

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