Its Tuesday on Tech Juice and Yendi is psyched about a brain wave controlled robot project in Switzerland. There is also news of India’s new title of “Number One Spammers.” Its another great day at TigerDirect TV!
His bulk e-mails have been clogging inboxes all over the world. His name has been high on Spamhaus’ ten most wanted list.
Federal prosecutors say, his indictment by a federal grand jury has been touted as a major development in the legal battle against unwanted emails.
Ever wonder what would happen if you just took a chance, made that leap of faith, and bought something from a spam email? If your answer is no; good for you. But since curiosity has killed more cats than itâ€™s saved, there must be a few foolhardy souls that really think that lucrative stock quotes arrive unsolicited in your email. (Hey, it could happen!)
Kevin Larson, a researcher at Microsoft Corp.â€™s Advanced Reading Technologies Group, has come up with a novel way of defeating SPAM emailsâ€”asking the sender to identify a photo of a kitten. This is because computers that use automated programs to sign up for (then begin sending SPAM from) email accounts cannot identify the subject of [...]
This is the TigerDirect news update for Monday, December 11, 2006.
Today’s podcast includes:
- Spam on the Rise
- Bogus Spyware has Korea up in Arms
- The Wii outsells PS3 in it’s first month of sales
- WiMax the new ‘copper’ network
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