Iraq anti-war message reaches new highs (or lows)

, posted: 15-Apr-2007 18:44

Country singer Sandy Belle tells it as it is. Freaky like in Abu Ghraib. Yup.

Courtesy of Bitch PhD, who warns that the clip is:

... simultaneously hilarious and utterly appalling.




I (read the entire post)...



Papakura rape never happened

, posted: 15-Apr-2007 14:18

This is indeed very tragic - the Papakura woman who said an armed intruder had raped her in her house made up the story. She's being referred to "health professionals" and will probably end up in court for this.

Maybe there is some sor (read the entire post)...



How will DoubleClick customers react to Google buy?

, posted: 14-Apr-2007 13:05

While most people will go "woah" at the size of the Google/DoubleClick deal (US$3.1 billion) there are some who won't be happy. Not because of the money, but because they're DoubleClick customers who wanted to stay out of Google's claws.< (read the entire post)...



CBS signs up for Joost: smaller broadcasters to feel the pain

, posted: 13-Apr-2007 20:15

After getting cosy with Viacom in February this year, Joost is now officially in bed with CBS as well. That means popular TV programmes like CSI will appear on Joost plus CBS News (they're not there yet; I just checked).

This is one de (read the entire post)...



Cheap but good: Dell's Photo 926 all-in-one printer

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 20:36

A NZ$159 printer can't be good, I thought, but I've been using the Dell Photo 926 inkjet for over a month now and it's put in sterling service. Here's what it looks like, courtesy of Dell's photographers:

That handy rul (read the entire post)...



Martha Stewart's new site provides insight into life in prison

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 13:30

Martha Stewart has a nice new green website, and after reading Read/WriteWeb's take on it, I visited her place on the Internet.

You can Ask Martha for things on the site, so I did just that:



The results returne (read the entire post)...



How much would you pay for Digital TV?

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 08:31

May 2 is the launch date for DVB-S or free-to-air (if that's the right term) digital broadcasts in New Zealand. Although Kordia is running terrestrial trials as well in Auckland - sshh, don't tell anone, Kordia likes to be secretive about the (read the entire post)...



Abduction of British sailors Iranian revenge against the US

, posted: 11-Apr-2007 07:10

If the Independent is to be believed, the Iranians snatched the 15 British sailors to retaliate against the US trying to abduct two of its officials visiting Arbil in Iraqi Kurdistan early January this year. The Americans were after generals Jafari a (read the entire post)...



Vuze challenges Joost

, posted: 10-Apr-2007 21:21


Joost was first out of the blocks, but now the people behind popular P2P application Azureus have launched Vuze . (The name means... views. Geddit?) In other words, P2PTV competition is heating up.

Vuze is making a point out of High (read the entire post)...



Could APN please hire a tech editor for the Herald?

, posted: 10-Apr-2007 07:11

Like it or not - and I contend that there are plenty of people in New Zealand who don't - technology is important nowadays. It keeps the wheels of the economy turning and by itself, brings in plenty of money. Maybe it's not up there with farm (read the entire post)...





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