FBI invited to Second Life’s virtual casinos

From CNN.com, FBI investigators have visited Second Life’s Internet casinos at the invitation of the virtual world’s creator Linden Lab, but the U.S. government has not decided on the legality of virtual gambling. “We have invited the FBI several times to take a look around in Second Life and raise any concerns they would like, […]

Rumor: Google is coming to Oklahoma

Hot news from today’s Tulsa World! Google is looking to come to Pryor, Oklahoma, to use the MidAmerica facilities to use.  The Greater River & Dam Authority (GRDA) is reporting that a customer in November requested electrical use upto 15 MegaWatts.  If someone was having a datacenter built, that would explain all of the power […]

Google Apps running on mattluria.com

Yes folks, you are reading this right.  I have moved portions of the website to Google Hosted Applications.  Everything from email, to word processing, calendar, and secure login to certain pages have been converted. My webhost is wonderful and he helped me with the transition. I think Google could have a real Microsoft killer by […]

Breaking News: Oklahoma Video Game Law Halted

Oklahoma Video Game Law Stopped In a ruling issued October 11, 2006, Judge Robin J. Cauthron, US District Judge, Western District of Oklahoma, handed down a preliminary injunction halting the implementation of Oklahoma’s law which prohibits the sale of video games depicting “inappropriate” violence to minors. In the decision, the Court stated that plaintiffs presented […]

Dateline: To Catch a Predator 6

Dateline and Perverted-Justice.com have teamed up again to bring us another installment of TCAP and this time, things truly get more bizarre than I’ve ever seen before. Just reading from the excerpts so far on the Dateline website and the video clips that they have posted, you can still see that predators hunting our children […]

Crikey! The Croc Hunter is dead

Steve Irwin, from Australia and creator of the “Crocodile Hunter” series, sadly passed away the other day.  He was killed by a stingray barb while filming a marine special in Australia. So let’s all say one last Crikey! for an old friend. http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=Steve+Irwin&ie=UTF-8&scoring=d 

Intel shows off new ‘Tulsa’ Xeon

Intel and Tulsa, match made in heaven or is Intel trying to say that Tulsa is part of a dying bread, just like their old Netburst processors? Intel shows off new ‘Tulsa’ Xeon By Stephen Shankland Chipmaker demonstrates models of its upcoming high-end server processor at Linux show. Tulsa, a dual-core processor, is the last […]

Pixar’s Cars drives interest in historic Route 66

Pixar’s Cars drives interest in historic Route 66 http://movies.monstersandcritics.com/news/article_1172175.php Tulsa and Pixar’s latest film, “Cars”: Quote: In creating the new film, Pixar went to great pains to understand the history and texture of Route 66, beginning more than six years ago by enlisting Route 66’s best known expert, author Michael Wallis, whose “Route 66: The […]

Oklahoma, your one stop to the moon

Way to go Oklahoma! It’s always a good sign when you happen to land a space contract in your state and you already have a facility for use for any commercial space flight operations. Regulators OK Oklahoma spaceport The Federal Aviation Administration has given its OK for commercial launch operations at an Oklahoma spaceport potentially […]