Daily Archives: October 25, 2005

Google to Offer a Craigslist/eBay for Free

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We don’t know how Gearlive got their hands on Google’s newest tool, but they did. Google purportedly plans to launch a Craigslist like service called Base (see URL string in pic). Gearlive has theorized that the listings could play into Froogle’s (Google’s shopping engine) listings as well. Couple this new...

RFID Chips to Appear in Passports

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Holy privacy out the window Batman! Apparently, the US government has passed a mandate that will make RFID tags (primarily used in the tracking of goods, etc) mandatory in US passports. The RFID tags will transmit name, nationality, sex, date of birth, place of birth and digitized photograph of the...

Professional Video Gaming

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How would you like to earn $40-60k a year sitting on your ass? Well now you can. Just pick up the controller and start practicing on a highly competitive video game. The Washington Post has an ‘expose’ on the life of a video gamer. Granted he still lives at home...

Canon Introduces WiFi Digital Camera

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Canon will release a version of its compact Ixy digital camera with built in WiFi sometime this December, in Japan (Nikon recently released a version of their own). This is Canon’s first WiFi built in camera. The WiFi functionality will allow the user to immediately send photos to their computer...