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July 9, 2009

LOTD for July 9

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 6:00 pm

The swine flu pandemic is intensifying–the southern hemisphere is in the middle of its winter flu season and swine flu seems to have replaced the seasonal flu viruses that circulated before this year, raising concerns that the flu shots produced this year will be useless:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327164.000-swine-flu-sweeps-the-southern-hemisphere.html

Panel of medical experts released its assessment of the technologies and therapies that could be used if a home-made nuclear bomb was detonated in a US city:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327163.900-is-your-city-prepared-for-a-homemade-nuke.html

Dozens of active-duty members of the US military are apparently members of a neo-Nazi social networking site:
http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=63650

Volvo and partners invested $25 million to accelerate the introduction of fuel cells into the market:
http://www.ecoseed.org/index.php/finance/green-stocks-a-market-news/europe/3189

Sprint signed a 7-year outsourcing deal with Ericsson valued up to $5 billion and involving 6,000 Sprint employees. Ericsoon will be responsible for the day-to-day services and maintenance of Sprint’s netwoks:
Press release

Google revealed some of the companies that are working to design and guild devices with their Chrome Operating System, including Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, HP, Lenovo, Qualcomm, TI, and Toshiba:
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/07/google-faq-reveals-chrome-os-hardware-partners/

It would cost $144,326 if you wanted to buy all the iPhone Apps:
http://bustedloop.com/blog/2009/7/7/how-much-does-it-cost-to-buy-every-iphone-app.html

Ohio firefighter didn’t want to pay to board his two dogs when he went on a cruise, so he suspended them from a pipe in his basement and shot them 11 times! He apparently bragged about killing his dogs at work and other firefighters turned him in to police:
http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/07/08/firefighter.kills.dogs/index.html

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