Wireless Local Number Portability (WLNP) Coming Soon

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Date: Monday, August 4th, 2003, 20:58
Category: iPod, User Group

A Businessweek article “As Number Portability Nears” discusses the recent FCC ruling that mobile phone operators must allow customers to keep their phone number when changing providers. The new rule takes effect 23 November 2003. Read more…

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VeriChip Scares Me

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Date: Monday, August 4th, 2003, 07:44
Category: Archive

The recently announced VeriChip has the potential to be implanted in humans (in addition to devices) allow them to be scanned and tracked without the hosts knowledge. Pretty cool for airline luggage, a little scary when implanted in humans.

VeriChip is a miniaturized, implantable radio frequency identification device (RFID) that has the potential to be used in a variety of personal identification, security, financial, and

Samsung i500 Compatible with Palm Desktop for OS X

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Date: Monday, August 4th, 2003, 07:11
Category: Mobile Phone

The new Samsung i500 released by SprintPCS (palm/phone combo) will sync with a Macintosh (OS X) running Palm’s desktop. I have yet to try it on OS 9, but it does indeed work on OS X. Neither Sprint nor Samsung advertise support for the Macintosh.

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eBay Security Chief Turns Web site Into Arm of the Law

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Date: Monday, August 4th, 2003, 07:17
Category: Archive

Politechbot and TheNation are reporting that eBay is cozy with the cops.
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