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Monday Morning (7 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 19-November-2007  02:31:43 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Not much going on out there it seems..

There's an unpatched Firefox exploit which can make your Gmail vulnerable, thanks Timbot. The vulnerability, which is still in the wild some 10 days after its discovery on gnucitizen.org, allows hackers to access Google accounts, including Gmail, with cross-site scripting attacks.

An Abu Dhabi firm has taken an 8.1% stake in AMD. AMD plans to use the cash to invest in "research, product innovations and manufacturing excellence." The Business Review reports that some of the funds will be channeled into a $3.2 billion USD chip plant on the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Malta, NY.

A few people sent word that there's free Krispy Kreme donuts on offer for registered votes the day after the election. Krispy Kreme will invite voters to make a gold coin donation to The Salvation Army Youth Services on Sunday 25 November as part of the Free Krispy Kremes for Australia Policy.

Check out this intricate carved wooden PC on a (very slow) Russian site. Not really to my taste but you can appreciate the effort that's gone into it.

A couple of links from SSJX: a Laptop Mod and how to electrocute your hot dog.

Google may be gearing up to bid billions on a part of the wireless spectrum. Of course, the plans for the 700MHz spectrum may be far beyond a simple mobile handset -- due to the ability of the frequency to travel long distances with relatively little power, it could be used to provide rural areas with broadband Internet access.



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