65bits #298: The Week of the Really Weird News

A center to research extinction level risks to humankind? How about the lack of a proper Windows 8 start menu? or how about the Nexus 4 lacking 4G! In this editor’s opinion, the lack of Gangnam Style in Dance Central 3 is the real threat and thank goodness it has been remedied.

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Stories this week:

  1. Centre against Evil Tech
  2. Hidden Windows 8 Start Button?
  3. LTE Nexus 4?
  4. Melting Animals
  5. Creepy Mannequins
  6. Gangnam Style
  7. Apple v Harley-Davidson
  8. Belkin Lightning Car Charger (Check out the Belkin ASEAN Facebook page)
  9. 007 job posting
It has long been said that no good deed goes unpunished, and Daniel must have been really good in his last life, because he is now inflicted with having to manage our former International Correspondent, Jerrick Lim. On his way to a career in the law, Jerrick has spent some time in the United Kingdom, giving him an appreciation of such delights as Rhubarb, Pimm's and cold grey weather. Jerrick deals with many aspects of technology, but favours such aspects as Aviation, Portable Devices, and Automobiles. He also fancies himself a gamer but has not finished a game proper in a long time. Email Jerrick at: jerrick at tech65 dot org or visit his personal blog
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