Wednesday, February 9, 2011

With Georgia, Rose and Paul
General Tech News:
  1. Australian Family Lobby in support of R18+ games rating
  2. Yesterday was Safer Internet Day: “It’s more than a game, it’s your life”
  3. Egypt forcing Vodaphone to send out propaganda texts
  4. Chrome intending to prove they’re again invincible against hackers
  5. FBI vs Anonymous heats up
  6. Facebook privacy (again) Date site imports 250k photos without permission
  7. shareholders pressuring apple to release their “shareholder plan”
  8. Wikileaks alternative Openleaks goes live

Digital Newspapers
  1. AOL buy the Huffington post for $315 million
  2. Study finds crowdsourced articles are better than single-author efforts                
  3. News Ltd launch the Daily
  4. New Look, same old Age

Other News
  1. Frank Gibeau from EA Games said in an interview this week “single player is dead”
  2. Wikileaks nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize 
  3. Latest stats: mobile phone subscriptions: 5 bil, internet use 2 bil, land line phones; 1.2 bil
  4. Googleganger is the word of the year
  5. Call of Duty Spoof nets 1.25 million dowloads
  6. Tech Etymology: how to pronounce GIF
  7. Why old (paper) books smell good. A challenge for ebooks to replicate that smell?
  8. ps2 keeps on selling
  9. catholic church approves confession app

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