High Voltage Transmission Line Worker

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And you thought your job was dangerous? Seriously, these guys (and girls?) have what I would consider to be an extremely stressful and dangerous job and one that is completely taken for granted. This holds not only for the guy traveling around the wires,... Read more

Windows Live Hotmail official

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Earlier this week, Microsoft rather quietly released it’s Windows Live Hotmail offering. Along with the release, a replacement for the Outlook Express and Windows Mail desktop clients was announced as well as new software to integrate web mail with Outlook, called the Outlook Internet Mail Connector. Outlook Express and Windows... Read more

SQL Server "Katmai" to ship in 2008

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According to InfoWorld, Microsoft announced at it’s first Business Intelligence Conference that the next version of Microsoft SQL Server, code-named Katmai, will be released sometime next year. No word yet on what features will and won’t make it into the shipping version. Microsoft also announced at the conference... Read more

True or False

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This was just sent to me in email…for those of you who are Trivial Pursuit fans, can you guess which ones are true and which are false? Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning. Alfred Hitchcock didn’t have a belly button. A pack-a-day... Read more

Microsoft may buy Yahoo!

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In this eWeek.com article and Reuters, Microsoft is pursuing a deal to buy Yahoo!, Inc. as a result of increased competition from Google. The two companies have had informal talks over the years about this possibility, but this time it looks a little more serious. According to Peter Lobravico, of... Read more