Razer products now comes with spyware, uses Internet all the time, stop working when the connection drops. How a Reddit Rage Comic Saved a Man’s Life. Microsoft Has Software that will translate your speech into a different language, in your own voice. The Whisky Sampler Advent Calendar. Amazon Donates 2,000 Kindles To Wounded Veterans. New Jersey will let citizens displaced by Hurricane Sandy vote by email or fax. Copyright-Infringing Tweets Will Now Be “Withdrawn” Instead of “Disappeared Forever.” CBS finally embraces Hulu, signs licensing agreement for over 2,600 episodes. Towers Of Vegetables Go Up As Singapore Builds First Vertical Farm. DHS-FBI Bulletin: Indicators of Suspicious Behaviors at Hotels. All this plus this week’s Oh Asia You So Crazy!
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The Internet declares it’s freedom. Def Leppard is re-recording it’s entire back catalogue to screw Universal. A German university is suing one of its former students over early graduation. Will the ubiquitous Gideon bible be replaced by a Kindle? Windows 8 upgrade priced at only $39.99. The porn industry is positioning itself to be a very natural bedfellow to Google’s Project Glass. Want to leak the goings-on in that staff meeting to the world outside with some style? Use a transparency grenade! Cisco locks it’s own customers out of using their own routers until they agree to use a service that will spy on their Internet usage. Blizzard drops the banhammer on Linux users, because using Linux is cheating in Diablo III. A New Jersey court says it’s not illegal to look at someone elses email if they forget to log out before they leave the computer.
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Brooklynites have redefined the phrase “dumpster diving.” Sony creates the all too literal Virtual Library for eBooks. We discuss why linux notebook battery life still sucks. Police try to trick hackers in New Zealand with hilarious results. San Francisco has opened its data through datasf.org. Also in SF, someone set up a life size Candyland. Papa John Schnatter opens up a pizza giveaway to try to hunt down his high school camaro. NMU, a university near our alma mater, has teamed up with Motorola to present WiMAX to its students. We also discuss adult temper tantrums and McDonald’s new campaign to appeal to black people. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.
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