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Alright, remember the DVD Sniffler Dogs in Malaysia? The dogs that have been trained to sniff out pirated discs. One of them which called Manny has been found dead in the undisclosed location where it was kept, a report said Sunday. Manny’s body was sent to University Putra Malaysia for a post-mortem. “He had not started work yet so I doubt that there was anyone who wanted to harm him,” said Roslan Mahayuddin, the enforcement director of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
“Paddy and Manny, donated by the US-based Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), began work in April after spending some time getting used to the climate.
The MPAA had reportedly spent 74,500 ringgit (23,280 dollars) to buy the dogs from Northern Ireland. The dogs are trained to freeze or sit down when they detect polycarbonate and other chemicals used in manufacturing optical discs.”
“Video! Video! Video! The rumours are true and “soon” is now. We’re thrilled to introduce video on Flickr. If you’re a pro member, you can now share videos up to 90 glorious seconds in your photostream.
90 seconds? While this might seem like an arbitrary limit, we thought long and hard about how video would complement the flickrverse. If you’ve memorized the Community Guidelines, you know that Flickr is all about sharing photos that you yourself have taken. Video will be no different and so what quickly bubbled up was the idea of “long photos,” of capturing slices of life to share. […] ”
The pizza.com domain name sold at auction over the weekend for a staggering $2.6 million. It fell short of the price paid for vodka.com ($3 million) and the 1999 sale of business.com for $7.5 million. It was sold by Chris Clark, a man who registered the domain name 14 years ago for $20. Well way to go Chris, how about ordering the Geekologie writer an XL with cheese and mushrooms with your newfound wealth? Oooh, and some of those cinnamon sticks. What do you mean no cinnamon sticks? You cheap bastard.