Monthly Archives: December 2007

This weeks links (2007-12-31)

Have a look at; TWINE aideRSS Google Chart API What’s Next on the Web: a ReadWriteWeb Toolkit for 2008 … For each of the 5 big topical trends described below, I’ve assembled some resources I think will … Continue reading

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Google Street View in Melbourne

Google-branded cars with roof-mounted cameras have just begun traversing our streets, taking highly detailed panoramic street-level photos for a new Maps feature called Street View. — SMH (2007-Nov-23) And so it was to be, at 16:00 hours 28-Dec-2007 we spotted … Continue reading

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Following the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race (2007)

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2007 will start on 26 December and will be conducted on the waters of Sydney Harbour, the Tasman Sea, Storm Bay and the Derwent River. … About the race Yacht Tracker: The Rolex Sydney … Continue reading

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Happy Hogswatch

They walked in silence for a moment. “Ah,” said Susan dully. “Trickery with words. I would have thought you’d have been more literal-minded than that.”I AM NOTHING IF NOT LITERAL-MINDED. TRICKERY WITH WORDS IS WHERE HUMANS LIVE. “All right,” sad … Continue reading

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HP Laptop vulnerability :: Round 2

After yesterdays post regarding the HP Quick Launch Button Update and the analysis and patching that followed, are you prepared for Round 2? ‘Bricking’ bug threatens most HP, Compaq laptops [1] Second bundled bug in nine days can leave laptops … Continue reading

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HP Quick Launch Button Update (2007-Dec)

The HP Quick Launch Button (QLB) has a nice Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Gain Privileged Access vulnerability. HP Compaq business notebook PCs and HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario consumer notebook PCs all ship with Quick Launch Button (QLB) software … Continue reading

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That’s not a rat, this is a rat …

Tim Cox this morning on ABC 774 was getting callers to ring in to support him having a ‘Giant Rat’ story on the Morning Show. After calling in to vote for the rat, I remembered that this was a topic … Continue reading

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Flash Player update (2007-DEC-18)

Get thee to a patchery; Flash Player update available to address security vulnerabilities [1] Release date: December 18, 2007 Vulnerability identifier: APSB07-20 CVE number: CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007- 4768, CVE-2007-5275, CVE-2007- 6243, CVE-2007- 6244, CVE-2007- 6245, CVE-2007-4324, CVE-2007- 6246, CVE-2007-5476 Platform: All … Continue reading

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This weeks links: 2007-12-19

Dakar 2008 – January 5th to 20th Planning the 2008 Dakar began, rather appropriately, with a challenge; that of mapping out the route. The stages we have in mind will give competitors a path across Africa that is just as … Continue reading

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