Random Stuff

Random things happening around the web and elsewhere.

I’m glad I’ve finally got the blog back up after getting hacked and whacked, and I’m re-indexed in Google. Kudos to the guys and gals at the plex; it was back in less than 48hrs over a week-end. Wonder if the reconsideration request for hacked sites is automated in any way?

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Google Inc. has inked a deal with Seth MacFarlane to create animated content for its AdSense netwpork featuring new characters.

MacFarlane, Symone click with AdSense
Google Inc. and Media Rights Capital on Thursday unveiled a deal that will see Google distribute exclusive original digital content from Seth MacFarlane and Raven-Symone across Web sites in its AdSense content network.

Yes, it’s April Fools’ Day once again!

Project Teaspoon
“That’s what we call it here at Google, anyway. What you’ll call it is a godsend: free wireless broadband throughout your home, a host of optional breakthrough applications — all with just one quick, easy self-install. Learn more about Google TiSP (beta) today.”

TiSP: Going with the Flow
“Google TiSP (BETA) is a fully functional, end-to-end system that provides in-home wireless access by connecting your commode-based TiSP wireless router to one of thousands of TiSP Access Nodes via fiber-optic cable strung through your local municipal sewage lines.”

Maybe I should list them in Link Book Web Directory under Internet Access Providers or maybe even Home Improvement?


Google CheckoutGoogle Checkout or “GBuy” as it has been referred to has finally launched. An online wallet service that Google is hoping will attract more advertisers by providing an easier check out process for their customers.

Google Checkout streamlines the buying process by storing a buyers billing, shipping and credit card information to enable fast, smooth checkouts.

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We’ve been watching how a Blogger flaw is being exploited and wondering how quickly Google will realize and react to this problem.

The problem is that whenever a blogspot subdomain is transferred (to another blogspot subdomain) or exported to another domain, the transferred blogspot subdomain is immediately released and available to anyone with a Blogger account.

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