jasonbrown writes: A kid in Minnesota found a woman trapped on deserted a desert island. She had spelled out S.O.S. on the beach and the kid found it on Google Earth and forwarded the information to a pilot that could find her.
jasonbrown writes: Apple on Thursday began removing another category of apps from its iPhone App Store. This time, it's not porn, it's Wi-Fi. Apple removed several Wi-Fi apps commonly referred to as stumblers, or apps that seek out available Wi-Fi networks near your location. According to a story on Cult of Mac, apps removed by Apple include WiFi-Where, WiFiFoFum, and yFy Network Finder.
jasonbrown writes: "Pirates prefer Windows XP over Vista, says Microsoft It's planning a PR campaign for early '09 to fight piracy as XP is retired. Software counterfeiters pass on Windows Vista and instead prefer to pirate Windows XP, a Microsoft Corp. attorney said today, outlining a practice that tracks with the leanings of many of the company's customers."