Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya murdered

, posted: 8-Oct-2006 16:15

Russia's arguably bravest journalist and dissenting voice against Vladimir Putin has been murdered. Yesterday, Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead by an unknown assassin in the lift of the block of flats in Moscow where she lived.

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Telstra fires blogging staffer calling for open communications

, posted: 8-Oct-2006 14:39

Been meaning to congratulate Telstra in Australia for keeping up with things and allowing staff to blog at Now We Are Talking but.... but, I don't think I will do it now.

Tom Reynolds, formerly a Case Manager with Telstra's Nationa (read the entire post)...



'Millions' will never be able to afford a house

, posted: 8-Oct-2006 10:43

While it's prudent to take long-term predictions with a massive pinch of salt, there's probably a grain of truth in Anne Gibson's story for the Herald. In fifty years, home ownership in New Zealand could drop to forty per cent - that is, (read the entire post)...



List of ReadyBoost compatible FLASH devices

, posted: 8-Oct-2006 08:13

If like me you've been wondering which USB FLASH memory device to use with Vista to boost performance, check out Grant Gibson's list.

There are 72 devices listed already, and you can submit your own test results.

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A food brand that'll have to be renamed for the US market

, posted: 6-Oct-2006 14:01

I'm sure their handmade food is lovely but... the name might limit US export opportunities.

Urban Dictionary definition.
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Oh brother! Exclusive Brethren discover Geekzone

, posted: 5-Oct-2006 20:52

From the Exclusive Brethren's MySpace blog:

Fundamentalism, Digitally Remastered
Current mood: Chillin'

Brethren (and Sisters)

The launch of the Exclusive Brethren on Myspace has created a lot of i (read the entire post)...



The Black Bush POTUS

, posted: 5-Oct-2006 20:14

So I'm saying, this is the Commander-in-Chief we want to be seeing.



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Why I haven't yet reviewed Vodafone HSDPA

, posted: 5-Oct-2006 14:49

Vodafone competitor Telecom New Zealand has tried out HSDPA, and so has our Geekzone overlord Mauricio. However, neither Computerworld nor PC World have been given a chance yet to test HSDPA, oddly enough.

Or is it that odd? Take a look a (read the entire post)...



Vista RC2 out this Friday US time: RTM slips again?

, posted: 5-Oct-2006 08:47

So, another Release Candidate of Windows Vista is coming out in two days' time - Friday in the US, and Saturday in NZ/Australia.

Paul Thurrot reckons RC2 is build 5743 and says it'll be available to MSDN and Technet subscribers, a (read the entire post)...



Amazon Online Reader breaks in Internet Explorer 7

, posted: 4-Oct-2006 11:29

I headed over to Amazon to satisfy my Mr Wiggles cravings, and thought I should take a look at the comic book before I bought it with the Online Reader thing. Unfortunately, it doesn't work in IE7. I get a warning from Amazon and an endless amoun (read the entire post)...





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