Wednesday, October 14, 2009

14-Oct-2009 AM clippings


A room-temperature superconductor gets even closer, as the latest candidate superconducts at -19 Celsius; like in a domestic freezer:

The US$99 Wikireader. All of wikipedia in a wee box that runs off AA batteries with an eInk screen. Update SDs available by subscription:

Microsoft halts sales of the Sidekick cellphone after losing most of the network users' private data stored in their cloud:

In a mistake of IBM-like proportions, Sweden's entire .se top-level internet domain goes down due to a DNS script cock-up:

Gartner tips Android to be the number 2 phone operating system by 2012, beaten only by Symbian: Devices&taxonomyId=75

And finally. Becoming a registered hypnotherapist is so easy a cat could do it. Several times with several organisations, apparently:

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