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Match.com sued for sending its employees out as fake dates
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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Match.com is accused in a federal lawsuit of goading members into renewing their subscriptions through bogus romantic e-mails sent out by company employees. In some instances, the suit contends, people on the Match payroll even went on sham dates with subscribers as a marketing ploy…(filed under “bad” deals)

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President Bush signs bill setting hard date for analog cut-off
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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“With today
’s action, President Bush has set a hard finish line for the nation’s transition to DTV. CEA has long supported a hard cut-off date for analog broadcasts. This deadline will provide certainty to manufacturers, retailers, consumers and all others with a stake in the transition.”

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Windows Vista will be released December 1st
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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Or maybe November 30th. Microsoft EMEA has put up a contest website to guess the Vista launch date. After you submit a date, it loads a “hint” video. A look at the page source shows that until Nov 30 the video comes from an “early” directory; this switches over to “late” on Dec 1. You can guess the rest.

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PS3 PAL launch delayed to March 2007
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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SCEE have announced that the PS3 release date has slipped from November 17th 2006 to March 2007 – fun, anyone?

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Revealed: world’s oldest computer
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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Machine found on ocean floor, dating back to 80BC has been declared the world’s oldest computer, used to map the motions of the sun, moon and planets.

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Vertical Bar Graphs with CSS and PHP
April 27, 2008, 8:48 am
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Who wants to use Excel to make a new graph each week? Using CSS and PHP you can create attractive bar graphs (yes, even the stacked kind) that are always up to date.

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Preview of the upcoming Firefox 2 browser
April 27, 2008, 8:47 am
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Here’s a preview of the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 2 browser including the new features/components and the release roadmap.

2006/06/27 is the release date for Firefox 2

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