Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Reality of Implementing Green Buildings in Cities Webinar is the First in a Series of Educational Webinars Hosted …

The Reality of Implementing Green Buildings in Cities Webinar is the First in a Series of Educational Webinars Hosted …
In the Green Building Webinar Industry Experts Chris Cheatham and Robert Kobet Will Highlight LEED, IGCC and Best Practice Examples
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The Internet’s IPv4 Gas Tank is running on empty
The Internet’s IPv4 gas tank warning light just came on. It’s time to pull over to the IPv6 service station.
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Northerns on tap
By John Cameron The lure of playing in the Brier makes the Northern Ontario Men’s Curling Championship, the showcase of curling in Northern Ontario.
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How to hide your IP Address for Internet privacy?

Question by Mr. X: How to hide your IP Address for Internet privacy?
I would like to hide my IP address to surf and use the Internet 100% anonymously.

How can I do that? Please, I have tried using proxy softwares but they seem very hard to use. Can you tell me which software to choose and how to do it? Thank you, hope you can help.

Best answer:

Answer by Samuel Adams
You can anonymously access any Web site that is blocked through a proxy. Below is a link to a list of proxy sites that you can choose from. Just go on one, and type your URL at the top of that page.

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Internet Safety Reminders on Data Privacy Day

Internet Safety Reminders on Data Privacy Day
Everyone uses the Internet to shop, pay bills or stay in touch with friends, but many computer users unknowingly leave themselves vulnerable to financial fraud or privacy invasions.
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Apple Hit With Another Suit Alleging Privacy Violations
Apple has been hit with another lawsuit accusing it of privacy violations for the way it shares information collected from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users with…
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KC company in forefront of Internet advertising business
The biggest advertising spots on the Internet are Google, Facebook and Bing. But by pulling together all sorts of digital advertising, Kansas City’s Adknowledge has become the No. 4 digital advertising network.
Read more on The Kansas City Star

What are the lyrics to Shane Dawson’s American Idol spoof song?

Question by CookieDoh: What are the lyrics to Shane Dawson’s American Idol spoof song?
My friend and I really want to know if anyone knows the lyrics to his song that he sings in his American Idol video.

Best answer:

Answer by Hø?ß?ë Ðü??
the letter is as follows:

Shine On
R.I.O
Open up ya eyes, and watch the sunrise
One point we have to make clear,
Love are gonna spread around the world ya know.

Me love ya, comes out of devotion.
To rule ya, spread to the world.
In Trenchtown, I’m on my mission,
Where we praise the day, straight away,
All the nation.

Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
Let me be your rainbow rising on,
Every single race, out of space,
we’ll shine on, ey, shine on!
Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
I wanna be your love light from above,
shine on, shine on, shine on!

Me love ya, comes out of devotion.
To rule ya, spread to the world.
In Trenchtown, I’m on my mission,
Where we praise the day, straight away,
All the nation.

Every body listen now¡…

Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
Let me be your rainbow rising on,
Every single race, out of space,
we’ll shine on, ey, shine on!
Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
I wanna be your love light from above,
shine on, shine on, shine on!

…All over the world¡¡¡

Let the sun shine down on your face,
No need to feel wrong, you’re in the right place,
And me know that you feel
what we are gonna tell you now,
So, gather all your friends around and,
Come join me down the club, got the song,
and gonna move you,
So prove you’re right, feel it tonight now.

Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
Let me be your rainbow rising on,
Every single race, out of space,
we’ll shine on, ey, shine on!
Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
I wanna be your love light from above,
shine on, shine on, shine on!

All over the world!

ok
….

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Extreme Weather, Record Cold, Record Heat, Rising Sea Levels and … is Connecticut Also Sinking?

Extreme Weather, Record Cold, Record Heat, Rising Sea Levels and … is Connecticut Also Sinking?
Republican state lawmaker John E. Piscopo. Connecticut’s average temperature in 2010 was the hottest on record. Last month was the snowiest January ever.
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HeadSpace: Jeremy Jones talks snow
Welcome to HeadSpace, a new bi-monthly column where we dig deep inside the heads of shredding’s luminaries to find out what really goes on behind those goggles. No “What’s your favorite color?” here, folks… The November mid-term elections saw a changing of the guard, politically, with Republicans…
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Letters: Egypt
America’s credibility problem in the Middle East has become acute. It claims to support democracy in the region, but it remained silent over Egypt’s flagrantly rigged elections two months ago, and at any time in the last 30 years it could have used political and economic pressure to guide Mubarak’s regime towards at least minimal reforms.
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“American Idol’s” David Archuleta on the new season

“American Idol’s” David Archuleta on the new season
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “American Idol” Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta doesn’t watch much TV, but he wasn’t about to miss the momentous Season 10 premiere! In fact, he and the rest of the Archuletas made it family night and sat together as the world was introduced to new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. “It feels like the first season of American Idol is starting again,” he …
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American Idol: Nashville Auditions!
American Idol on FOX kicks off more auditions tonight in Nashville, TN where they discovered Carrie Underwood. But the question is will they be able to find another Carrie Underwood here? You’ll have to keep reading to find out! Watch videos of last night’s auditions! Matt Dillard Jackie Wilson Latoya Moore Lauren Alaina Adrienne Beasley [...]
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American Idol Champ Lee DeWyze Stops in Clovis
Reigning American Idol champ Lee DeWyze stopped at the Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis Thursday night to perform for Y101′s unplugged event.
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100+ Upcoming Social Media & Tech Events

100+ Upcoming Social Media & Tech Events
Every week, Mashable puts together a calendar of upcoming social media and web events, parties and conferences. Would you like to have your conf…
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DiscountASP.NET Extends 30 Day Free Promotion for Hosted Team Foundation Server
DiscountASP.NET extends their 30-days free promotion for Team Foundation Server hosting. Developers can save both money and time using a hosted solution for source control and bug tracking, freeing up their resources to focus on developing code. Now they can try it out for 30 days without risk.
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CNN Hires a Black Managing Editor, Media Veteran Mark Whitaker: A Great Step, for Now
Filed under: Dr. Boyce Money Heads were turning this week as CNN announced that it was hiring Mark Whitaker as it’s new Managing Editor. Whitaker, who is African American, once served as the Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News. He took his position at NBC after the sudden death of Tim Russert in 2007. He was also editor at Newsweek from 1998 to 2006. The Managing Editor position was created …
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Apple Sued Over iPhone Data Privacy

Apple Sued Over iPhone Data Privacy
The disclosure of Unique Device Identifiers associated with Apple’s mobile devices represents a privacy law violation, the complaint claims.
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Total internet blackout in Egypt
Country’s last working internet service provider has been disconnected, completing a complete shut down of web access.
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Iran Fights Internet Freedom
The Iranian government has blocked the Iranian people from accessing thousands of websites; it has slowed down the speed of the Internet in Iran to a maddening crawl; and it has used the Internet to track down protestors and their families. It has also jailed Iranian bloggers, and given several severely long prison sentences. -VOA
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Health information remains high on the list of popular uses for the Internet

Health information remains high on the list of popular uses for the Internet
Seeking health information is the third-most-prevalent activity among American Internet users, according to a report being issued Feb. 1 by the Pew Internet Project. The only things more universal were exchanging e-mail and using search engines. (Of course, if someone uses Google to look up “shin…
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Privacy by Design a must for small tech startups
Small businesses must do their part to ensure privacy when creating technology products and dealing with customer’s personal information, says Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner.
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Digital privacy: Ready or not, here it comes
Is there really any privacy in the digital age? Despite what you may think at first, the answer is, unequivocally, yes! In fact, the consequences for violating someone’s digital privacy are severe, even criminal. Businesses need to get ready to comply…
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Display Twitter tweets in WordPress WITHOUT plugins?

Question by Eazy: Display Twitter tweets in WordPress WITHOUT plugins?
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to display tweets in WordPress without using plugins? I’ve tried a few different plugins but they are all buggy and I want to see if I can get by without using one. Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by Windowphobe
You can use Twitter’s own widget, which is a bit over-the-top design-wise but which will do the job.

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