Worst Passwords of 2011 ranked

After the analysis of millions of stolen passwords that end up posted online, SplashData has created a rankings of the worst passwords of 2011. SplashData specializes on password management and security solution. According to the list, the worst password of all is “password” itself followed by 123456.  Some of the common phrases like “letmein” and…

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Hey Mister, you forget the Halloween Candies

The Trick-or-Treaters in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada wrote a letter in response to a homeowner’s decision of not handing out Halloween candies. The kids calling themselves “Children of the Hood” also told about the previous owner Miss Toby who was generous enough to hand out candy apples. The kids told that it was a mistake not…

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RIP Jack Layton – last words to Canadians

It’s sad to hear about the untimely death of NDP leader and the leader of the Opposition in Canadian parliament. R.I.P Jack Layton! I am not a political animal but, as the leader of the New Democratic Party,  Jack Layton(July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011) had proved that he was not to be taken…

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Goodbye Canadian paper money

The Bank of Canada has decided to stop producing paper money and start issuing high-tech plastic money. The money will feature transparent maple leaf window to help reduce currency counterfeiting. The first polymer bank notes $100 bills will arrive in November. The $50 notes are scheduled to be released in March. Remaining notes like $20,…

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Prince William and Kate to arrive in Canada on June 30

After the spectacular marriage ceremony in London on April 29, Prince William and his new bride, Kate Middleton are in their first international tour together as husband and wife. On the way they will spend nine days in Canada to visit seven cities across five provinces in Canada. While some are concerned on the government…

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Canadian $50,000 Royal wedding gift goes to the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary.

The initial response to Canada’s wedding gift of $50,000 to Prince William and Kate Middleton was not that pleasant. Many believed – with all the current financial mess, wasting money on gift to the Royal wedding is the least expected expenditure of the government. Some also argued that the Royals should have acted decent enough…

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Wikileaks, Julian Assange, The United What of America?

Some say, Wikileaks has has changed the world. Others say, if Wikileaks hadn’t happened, something else like that would have happened. It is the beginning of the evolution. Thom Hartmann, host of The Big Picture, looks at what WikiLeaks has revealed to the world, and looks at whether Julian Assange is a new kind of…

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World asks – what did Zuckerburg do in 2010 to be named Time person of the year?

WikeLeaks founder Julian Assange with 382,026 public votes and average rating of 92 leads the Time magazine public poll. But, the winner is somebody else – ranking 10 in the list Mark Zuckerburg with rating of 52 with only 18,353 votes. It was Julian Assange who shook the world with Iraq Apache helicopter attack, Guantanamo…

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Google offers Eye-Cake on its 12th birthday

It has been twelve years since Larry Page and Sergey Brin registered the domain Google.com, the search synonym of today. In that 12 years, Google has transformed itself into a multi-billion dollar company based in Mountain View, Calif. It’s 12th birthday is being celebrated with a American painter Wayne Thiebaud design – a big, digitized…

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Microsoft’s Funeral Ceremony for Windows Phone Rivals

Microsoft tried to show it’s confidence on its upcoming Windows Phone 7 operating system by hosting a mock funeral ceremony of it’s rival phones including Apple’s iPhone and RIM’s Blackberry. In the ceremony, hearses for the iPhone and the BlackBerry were carried along with Microsoft employees dressed up in Windows Phone 7 garb. The Microsoft…

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