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Daily Run Down 10/26/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Comcast has unleashed XFinity TV. It’s now viewable on any ISP.
  • Windows Phone 7 connector for Mac is now available.
  • T-Mobile is said to unveil a tethering Plan on November 3rd for $14.99 per month.
  • RIM has actually demoed the Playbook.
  • Researchers are going to develop 1 Terabit ethernet by 2015. This means we’ll see it around 2030.
  • The Chicago to Iowa City High speed rail has received some funding.
  • The Chicago-area has been issued a rare October Tornado Watch. Warning and Sirens went off here this morning.
  • Blackberry has released a simulator beta.
  • The Nissan Leaf has launched in Europe.
  • Researchers have identified a second ‘giant virus’ which lives in the ocean and infects single-celled organisms.
  • The Author of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, Joseph Stein, has died.
  • Dr. James Naismith’s rules on Basketball will be auctioned on December 10th.
  • Ford has reported a profitably quarter and pays down some debt.
  • China has laid out it’s plans for a mars mission in 2013.
  • Signs of destroyed dark matter has been found in the Milky Way’s core.
  • 100Mbps DSL is here now and 800Mbps DSL is around the corner.
  • Amazon has won the right to keep customer records private.
  • In the Amazon rainforest, a new species is discovered every three days.
  • Amazon has unveiled WindowShop, and iPad App for shopping.
  • Microsoft has released Office 2011 for the Mac.
  • Bees can solve the traveling salesman problem quicker than a computer can.
  • China’s Shanghai0Hangzhou rail line has opened and runs at 262mph.
  • Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 RC for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

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Daily Run Down 08/02/2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • An Angry mother refused to bail her son out of jail.
  • A Rare Batman Number 1 may fetch over $40,000 at auction.
  • Adult Stem cell research is further along than embryonic stem cell research.
  • An Indonesian ISP has been ordered to ban ALL pornography in just a few weeks.
  • The world’s oldest living species has been found in Scotland.
  • There is now a jailbreak for the iPhone 4 and iOS 4.0.1.
  • A Study of Chernobyl has discovered lasting problems for the wildlife in the area.
  • China is looking to build enormous buses that cars can drive under.
  • Microsoft will be launching Office 2011 for Mac in October.
  • Caring for animals may have shaped human evolution.
  • The Attorney general is investigating potentially anti-competitive e-books deasl.
  • A Study shows that obese employees take more sick time.
  • A Meteor has exploded in the atmosphere above Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Some Antarctic octopuses have been discovered with sub-zero venom.
  • Orangutans are extraordinarily energy efficient.
  • The Washington Post has sold Newsweek to Sidney Harman for $1.00.
  • 220 years ago, in 1790, The first US Census was conducted.

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Daily Run Down: 02-11-2010

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Apple has released a firmware update for the Mac Pros to fix the Audio processor spike bug.
  • Kanex has shown off it’s HDMI to Mini displayPort adapter at Macworld 2010.
  • Apple now has a promotional countdown to it’s 10 Billionth Song Sold.
  • Microsoft has unleashed Office 2011 for the Mac.
  • Microsoft decided to drop some hints at a possiblity of having Microsoft Office for iPad.
  • An Oak Tree that is 1200 years old has succomb to the weather in Britain and died.
  • YouTube competitor Veoh has filed for bankruptcy.
  • There is a product, the Ultraslide, for the extreme exercisers. It reminds me of the Disney Movie Heavyweights.
  • Palm Pre and Pixi have not been halted as suspected. They are just on hold for the Chinese New Year.
  • Former President Bill Clinton has undergone a heart procedure.
  • Tivo is announcing something on March 2nd in New York City.
  • Eleven letters from J.D. Salinger offer a glimpse at the secluded author’s interests.
  • Rumors are abound about Google purchasing search engine Aardvark.
  • Josh Schnell over at Macgasm.net has an interesting take on the iPad and iPhone combo for gaming.
  • British Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead at his London Home.
  • NASA has decided to open an observatory to study the sun.
  • The cause for the Sand Dunes of Mars have been discovered.
  • Chicago White Sox player, Frank Thomas, has officially retired.

Look for more stories tomorrow

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