For those who need more animation as to what happened in the helicopter crash, you can watch this one: http://youtu.be/lBTXg_EMSyc
Video report of the helicopter crash in the Hong Kong harbour yesterday that we saw from the ferry. http://youtu.be/98uiBjw4tbU
End of an Era. Blockbuster Video stock to be delisted from NYSE. http://bit.ly/bfzF7Z
The rescue I saw in the harbor today was a helicopter that crashed into the water. http://bit.ly/92zkFF
Think a small boat capsized in the harbor. Was on Star Ferry and saw fireboats trying to recover something…
I have a gizmo the size of a 1995 calculator connecting me to wifi broadband Internet over 3G. And 10 years ago I was on dial-up. Amazing.
@thomashk Looks like a stack of credit cards. Not a lot of indicators. Wifi or modem via mini usb. Looks like this http://bit.ly/bOwpSF
Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #hong_kong #entrepreneur #startups #socialmedia #technology #attorney
@thomashk Thanks for help on mifi. Ended up with D-Link 3G/wifi router (same price as Huawei) from Wanchai C.Mart and 3HK for my SIM card.
Chinese video game stocks taking a pounding from new regulations (and other things). http://bit.ly/axrBsa
Viral protest video from China slamming housing prices. Shows how long it would take average worker to buy apt. http://youtu.be/Jx4eXB3VxmQ
Just bought a DLink mifi at the WanChai comp. center. Passed on the Huawei one from 3HK but took there SIM. My wifi iPad is now a 3G iPad!
@johnerik All these trips to the Science Park but have you made it to Mongkok yet?
3HK won't let you top up your sim online unless you use Windows Explorer. What is this, 2002? #fail
Off to get a myfi-like device today, if I can find an unlocked one. More gadgets…
Wow. GE CEO blasts Chinese government rules and efforts by China to "colonize" developing nations. http://bit.ly/dcG69q
@johnerik We almost went to Shek O beach today but feared the crowds. How was it down there?
Wicked cool! US Special Forces have a gadget to hack into power lines to recharge night vision. http://bit.ly/aq8sqZ
Average US smartphone users sucking down 298mb/month in 2010, up from 90mb a month in 2009. http://bit.ly/cJCKfY
White House aides using private email accounts for business purposes to avoid US ethics law–ABC News. http://bit.ly/bQtwyV
Obama readies a Medal of Honor for a US soldier in Afghanistan. First non-deceased MoH winner since Vietnam. http://bit.ly/aqGjP4
Going to the 3HK store to look at MyFi devices for my iPad. Huawei E5830 http://bit.ly/d09r5G PCCW wifi 'everywhere' isn't 'everywhere'
RT @iPadawans: Wired for iPad – New Features and New Price: http://bit.ly/d32Nx2
@CamellaGretal Contact a doctor. If it persists get to hospital. Worst case stroke/ heart attack., best case heartburn. Take it seriously.
WTO sides with USA & Boeing in longstanding EU/Airbus subsidy complaint. This will be a big deal… http://nyti.ms/du7mwc
Russian spy suspect skips bail and disappears. Cyprus government just shocked such a thing could happen. http://nyti.ms/bIpiAS
Hong Kong startup preparing biodegradable (sort of) iPhone cases. http://bit.ly/aKvLnf Dandelion Research bio-based iPhone cases coming soon
@dapunster At least she didn't call you 'Sir', thinking your were not only innocent but too old for her.
It is a holiday today. Pool, Shek O beach, or stay at home in front of computer. Tough choices…
Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #technology #startups #socialmedia #entrepreneur #attorney
The Old Spice guy is back! http://youtu.be/uLTIowBF0kE and for those who missed the original http://bit.ly/a4tONn
Wonder Woman looking a bit, well, emo in a new redesign. http://bit.ly/bIJlUy
The Russian spies arrested didn't seem to get very deep into the US gov't but the one gal is pretty hot. http://bit.ly/cIvi0x
I'm seriously considering a second iPad. Between the kids and the nanny's QQ obsession I don't get to play with mine very much.
@hypercasey I'm desktop-less for the first time decades. Waiting for new Mac Pro or iMac. Laptops are cute, but I miss my big iron.
@WildPixels Does google actually own the license or is it that shell company that has it?
@hypercasey Very pretty toy. Is it hooked up to your HDTV or a monitor?
World Cup's bad example to kids and others: fake injuries. Now even robot soccer players are diving. http://bit.ly/atZaDV
Twitter and delicate international diplomacy do not coexists. 2 State Dept. aides under fire for twitter posts http://nyti.ms/92ESer
@neonpunch Did they actually have any gaming skills?
@JayOatway Did you see Top Gear last weekend? You'll like what Stig listens to in his car. :45 sec of this video http://post.ly/kcRi
Tuition for my first semester of college at a public university many years ago = $1,200 = 1 month of kindergarten for my son in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong startup has robot to yell at you if you are fat (aka 'weight loss aide'). http://bit.ly/8ZQNRa My robot's name–wife.
My 19-month-old son has already discovered 3 of my 4 hiding places for the iPad. I need to be more creative.
Vuvuzelas now available on Amazon. Annoying noises only a UPS package away. http://amzn.to/dffmS3
@kevinshe myp2p.eu for all streaming sports.
Congrats Albert!!! RT @albertsupdates: RT @TechCrunch Kontagent Raises $4.5 Million For Facebook Analytics Platform http://tcrn.ch/cbl0Xl
Hulu app finally comes out for iPad and iPhone, but you need an invite to get it to do anything.
@christinelu Here are two top crab shacks in Maryland if you want some more authentic. http://mikescrabhouse.com/ & http://cantlers.com/
NY Post on the US losing out in the World Cup. Gotta love the Post's humor sometimes… http://yfrog.com/7ffn8j
@hypercasey Does longing for a Mini count? I would, but I already have 2 minis in my house running scripts and stuff.
@joanek You can actually claim that against your homeowners policy, so feel free to fry some more gadgets if you want new ones.
So much for the big thunderstorm in HK today. http://bit.ly/aahCcR
So this is the last Tuesday in June. Waiting anxiously to see if the rumored "June updates" of the Mac line will actually come in June…
@hypercasey Looks like a quickie thunderstorm. http://www.hko.gov.hk/wxinfo/radars/radar_range1.htm?pv_mode=playback
@hypercasey Drat. I was going to take the kids swimming.
@JayOatway I may have to get out of bed then and wander downstairs. Just have to find a mifi to take with me…
@JayOatway except all the pools are filled with a week's worth of rain water, which is really cold.
Playing with Digg for about the first time in 2 years as new announcements look interesting. Wonder if I'll return full time?
First FORD-class aircraft carrier under production with target launch of 2015. First new aircraft carrier class since 1968-NIMITZ class
Nanny just took my iPad. Damn QQ is her Opium.
Despite record iPhone 4 sales new Apple press release still says "end of July" for Hong Kong iPhone launch. A good sign.http://bit.ly/cpFnmR
But not in HK until ??? RT @TechCrunch: Apple: We've Sold Over 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Devices In 3 Days – http://tcrn.ch/c2net1
Crap weather day and I'm running all over the place for this and that. Really need a Target in this town…
@jonbuford Does "Boot" (i.e. shoe) have any negative connotations in Chinese? Does it mean the same thing, i.e. bootstrap, boost?
@pdenlinger Got you voice mail. Running around today. Haven't heard from Lucid but will harass. Call /chat you this afternoon. Andrew
RT @christinelu: "Making Sense of China’s 100+ Groupon Clones" via @TechCrunch –guest post by my friend @ganglu — http://ow.ly/23WPb #goap
@christinelu You need to add a road trip to the North Shore shrimp trucks.
The World Bank fiscal year ends Wed. Next FY my social media project with them kicks into high gear, I hope.
Consider Cassandra as a solution to some database problems I have. Interesting stuff. http://bit.ly/DJ54K
All Apple OS's to be rebranded as iOS? iOS mobile, iOSdesktop, and iOSserver. http://bit.ly/8Yl9Pr
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