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Daily Run Down 05/13/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • The TSA Has frisked a baby because the stroller set off the ‘explosives’ detector.
  • Google Storage is now available all Developers.
  • Google has made the Chrome Webapp Store worldwide.
  • Google has unveiled the Acer Chromebook for $349.
  • America’s smallest turtle is becoming scarce.
  • Sunlight may turn Jet exhaust into toxic particles.
  • Samsung is creating a ChromeOS Desktop similar to a Mac Mini.
  • Tree Frogs have provided new answers to Amazon Diversity.
  • Senators have questioned AT&T on the T-mobile merger.
  • A Firmware hack can transform your 2009 Mac Pro into a 12-core behemoth.
  • A Jury has found former Galleon Hedge Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam guilty of insider trading.
  • An Ancient Supernova is firing gamma rays.
  • Four Months after agreeing to the Comcast-NBCU merger, Meredith Baker is leaving the FCC to join Comcast.
  • The FBI is stating that customers might sue if they knew companies were helping with Wiretaps.
  • US Researchers have identified the first human lung stem cell.

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Daily Run Down 04/18/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • iPad 2 resellers are still camping in New York City.
  • Toshiba’s Honeycomb Tablet is priced at $450.
  • A Valparaiso sixth-grader was handcuffed over spilled milk.
  • Chicago’s Mayor-Elect, Rahm Emanuel, is promising that the school day will get longer.
  • 45.5% of testers managed to crash Ubuntu’s Unity desktop.
  • Radioactivity has risen in the Sea off of the Fukushima Power Plant.
  • AT&T has scheduled the Windows Phone, ‘NoDo’, update for the Samsung Focus.
  • China is aiming to build the world’s largest rocket.
  • Mom’s who exercise during pregnancy have stronger babies.
  • A nine-month plan is set for the Fukushima Japan Power plant.
  • Jesse Jackson, Jr. now believes that the iPad is the cause of job loss in the US.
  • The TSA is claiming that if you ‘complain’ about the TSA, you’re a terrorist.
  • John F. Kennedy’s Secret Service Detail has opened up and claims there is no conspiracy.
  • Medicines are less effective in space.
  • Phillips is exiting the Television market.

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Daily Run Down 04/14/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • A new report is stating that Mexicans are working the longest hours.
  • Wladimir Palant, the creator of Adblock Plus, is refuting Mozilla’s claim that add-ons are causing slowdowns.
  • The Pay for College professors has shrunk again.
  • The Kinect SDK for Windows has arrived at MIX ’11.
  • The T-Rex had a toothy ancestor that could not cut it..
  • A Keen Smell may have saved the ancestors of modern birds.
  • Braids and Hairweaves could cause hair loss.
  • A California tsunami victim’s body has washed up on shore in Oregon.
  • A 1961 Soviet Space Capsule has sold for $2.9 Million.
  • The WebOS 3.1 beta 1 emulator has leaked.
  • Microsoft Vista users will not receive Internet Explorer 10.
  • The UK government will continue giving away paid content to Libraries.
  • Newsweek Daily Beast executive Chairman, Dr. Sidney Harman, has died at the age of 92.
  • Microsoft has dropped the ‘7’ from Windows Phone 7.
  • Craft Brewers want to cut out the middle man and self distribute .
  • A New Study is suggesting that the harder a class is, the better students do in the class.
  • Lionsgate is claiming that reviewing a fake script is copyright infringement.
  • WordPress.com has been hacked again, this time source-code and the root password have been exposed.
  • A congressman is outraged at the TSA pat-down of a 6 year old child.
  • An Area has been reserved for the ‘Asian Unicorn’.

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Daily Run Down 03/13/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • 14 People have died in a bus crash in New York City.
  • The Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab is rumored to be shipping on April 4th.
  • The Motorola Xoom has received USB host support thanks to hackers.
  • The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating why two-dozen Military families were foreclosed upon .
  • The TSA has ordered re-test of the radiation that scanners emit .
  • Hugh Martin, the writer of ‘Have yourself a merry little christmas’, has died at the age of 96.
  • The European Court of Justice has rejected stem-cell patents.
  • The Sun.com website will disappear as of June 1st.
  • The NFL has announced the lockout of players.
  • The Latest Wisconsin Protests have gathered 100,000 protesters.
  • Historical News:

  • In 1639, Harvard College was named for clergyman John Harvard.
  • In 1764, Charles Grey, future Earl, and Tea Namesake is born.
  • In 1781, William Herschel discovers Uranus.
  • In 1798, Abigal Fillmore, First Lady of the United States, was born.
  • In 1855, Percival Lowell, famed astronomer, was born.
  • In 1881, Tsar Alexander II of Russia is assassinated
  • In 1897, San Diego University was founded.
  • In 1901, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States, dies.
  • In 1906, Civil Rights Activist, Susan B. Anthony dies at the age of 86.
  • In 1911, Author L. Ron Hubbard was born.
  • In 1914, Famed Pilot, and Namesake for Chicago’s International Airport, Edward O’Hare was born.
  • In 1921, Long-time MAD Magazine Cartoonist Al Jaffee, was born.
  • In 1925, The Scopes Trial prohibits teaching evolution in Tennessee Schools.
  • In 1930, The Newly Discovered Planet Pluto is photographed at Harvard College.
  • In 1943, The Germans liquidate the Krakow Ghetto.
  • In 1950, Actor William H. Macy was born.
  • In 1964, Kitty Genovese was murdered leading to a study of the Bystander Effect.
  • In 1993, Millions witness the ‘Phoenix Lights’.
  • In 1995, World War II heroine, Odette Hallowes dies.
  • In 2006, Robert C. Baker, inventor of the Chicken Nugget, dies at the age of 84.
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    Daily Run Down 12/28/2010

    Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

    • H&R Block can no longer offer their ‘rapid refunds’.
    • The National Film Registry has added 25 movies.
    • Logitech is denying rumors that Google has asked to halt production of the Logitech Revue.
    • CCTV Cameras in London help to solve six crimes a day.
    • Lightning has been captured by a super-fast x-ray camera.
    • A Texas producer of cilantro and parsley is recalling the products due to salmonella.
    • A Gigantic storm, with a tail, has erupted on Saturn.
    • John Warhola, older brother of Painter Andy Warhol, has died at the age of 85.
    • Google’s Nexus S is using the ext4 filesystem.
    • Government Auditors are faulting the TSA with wasting money.
    • Gary Chapman, Internet policy expert and technology visionary, has died at the age of 58.
    • Farmers along Highway 21 in Texas are claiming that the Coal plant has killed all vegetation.
    • The FCC is stating that ISPs can’t use first amendment as a shield against Net Neutrality.
    • A Rare Cambodian Elephant has been captured on video.

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