Looking around the world, how many countries haven't yet adopted the metric system?  ZME Science points out that there are exactly 3 countries that haven't yet adopted it.  That would be: Liberia Myanmar United States of America Well, that would be the "official" adoption....
Last week, after a long battle with Apple, Think Secret was shut down. Apple has been trying to muzzle the Apple rumour site for a while now, to stop them from publishing leaked reports of their upcoming products....
No new cases of SARS have been found anywhere in the world for two weeks. A few months ago, SARS looked like it could become a global epidemic. Did we beat it with our aggressive isolation and...

Moving Servers

The latest victim of the dot-bomb appears to be Datapeer Inc. They have announced that they have elected to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Normally, this would be just another yawner, but Datapeer happens to be the...

New Molson Canadian Ad

Molson's just released a new Molson Canadian ad on Youtube, and at this time it already has gone viral with 1.1 Million views and it hasn't yet aired on TV. What do you think of it?
We've heard how todays economy affects Joe the Plumber and Joe Six-pack, but what about JoeTek? :) This economic downturn has been compared to the Great Depression in the 1930's, but the technology sector as we know it...

Palm Reading

Palm is running into trouble. As soon as Microsoft updated WindowsCE with PocketPC, Palm should have taken the hint. PalmOS really hasn't changed in years, while PocketPC has moved forward with seamless syncronization and multimedia. It's time for...

US Army attacked

The US Army website was attacked through the IIS security hole disclosed on Monday. Allowing much less time than Bush's 48 hour deadline offered to Saddam Hussein, hackers exploited this "0-day" security hole right away. This just underscores the...
Scientists in North Carolina have found (quite by accident) a mouse that is capable of killing cancers introduced into it's system. They also found that the offspring of this mouse have similar cancer-killing abilities as many as seven...

Tablets Catching On

Research firm IDC announced on Friday that about 72,000 Tablet PC's were sold in 2002 after they first became available in November. The new form factor, paired with Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, acts as a combination of...
Yesterday, we at b5media launched the third of our unique look at the blogs within our channels.  Splendicity is a new portal which pulls content from over 70 Beauty & Style blogs within the network, and pulls it all...

Joetek Server Move

Hi Folks, Over the past few weeks we have been in the process of moving the system to a new offsite location to address the reliability issues. Suddenly, that process has been put into high gear. Lots of...

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