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June 22, 2009

LOTD for June 22

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 5:37 pm

The President of Egypt makes is clear that the threat from Iran is the reason for the arms sale increase in Middle East countries:
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1228728151219&pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull

The Air Force is looking to get smaller UAVs that are more discriminating about their attacks, to minimize civilian casualties in places like Pakistan/Afghanistan:
http://www.esquire.com/the-side/feature/new-air-force-drones-in-pakistan-061709

Russia bought 12 UAVs for $53 million from Israel:
http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20090622/155314762.html

Georgia Tech is working on getting military robots to follow the rules of war, especially important if UAVs will shoot at targets without human control:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17332-plan-to-teach-military-robots-the-rules-of-war.html

Using the seeds from a weed could cut jet fuel’s carbon emissions by 84%! This unique properties of the camelina oil could make this a far superior alternative to standard biofuels:
Article link

Georgia researchers made a breakthrough for biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, prosthetic limbs,and other small devices.:
Article link

Reported swine flu cases jumped to 52,000 people with 231 dead, with the US having 21,449 cases with 87 deaths:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5grXXYcLUdUkJBuxtRPDvQOte3K0A

Jury sided with the RIAA and fined a woman nearly $2 million for downloaded 24 songs with her Kazaa account…about $80,000 per song!
http://www.infoworld.com/d/adventures-in-it/dont-stop-believing-in-riaas-capacity-evil-474?source=IFWNLE_nlt_blogs_2009-06-22

Nortel is selling its CDMA and LTE assets to Nokia Siemens for $650 million. Nortel is the second largest provider of CDMA equipment in the world and has a promising LTE business–Nokia has no CDMA networks business and is getting a bargain on the price:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/nortel-sell-cdma-business-and-lte-assets-company-advancing-its-discussions-external-p

Apple sold over 1 million iPhone 3G S phones over the weekend:
http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/06/22/munster-apple-sold-750000-iphones-last-weekend/

Apple is giving $30 iTunes credits to people who buy iPhone 3G S phones in the first few days due to delays with the activation process:
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19512_7-10269855-233.html

T-Mobile will have their second Android-based phone in August, touting how the phone can be personalized by users:
http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSTRE55L0A320090622

Woman was seriously injured when they tried to put a sex toy on a saw…I don’t think that incorporating a saw in a sex act is ever a good idea…
http://www.thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/viewStory/story_ID/12368

I am really sad to find that 1/3 of US teenagers will use their cell phones to cheat in school and half of them use the Internet to cheat. That is a BAD sign for the future competitiveness of our country…
http://www.cellular-news.com/story/38111.php

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  1. […] So far 87 people have died from swine flu in the United States. China is shutting down public LOTD for June 22 – linkcollection.wordpress.com 06/23/2009 The President of Egypt makes is clear that the […]

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