The Cellphone Unlocking Bill is Freedom to Jailbreak



Freedom to Jailbreak you iPhone is on its way. Unlocking your in the states was not totally legal even though we all did it. Some jailbreak for new tweaks but many more jailbreak so they can move their devices to a new phone carrier. Before T-Mobile worked out a deal with Apple, jailbreaking was the only way to an iPhone on the service. Soon you wont have to worry about the long arm of the law stopping you from enjoying the device you paid for on another provider. The cellphone unlocking bill made it through the House. President Barack Obama is sure to sign it to law soon as it hits his desk. said he’s looking forward to signing it into law.

This is something that Americans have been asking for and I am pleased that we were able to work together to ensure the swift passage of legislation restoring the exemption that allowed consumers to unlock their cell phones. ~Bob Goodlatte House Judiciary Committee Chairman

The Library of Congress Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) gave phone owners an exemption to unlock their phones in 2006 but changed their minds in 2013. Right now if you want to unlock your phone you have to jump through some very serious hoops. Not to mention that unlocking a a phone without a carrier’s help could get you in trouble, and even jail, under current law. Last December, the major carriers and the FCC agreed to make life easier for phone subscribers to unlock their handsets.… Read the rest


Marvel’s Thor is going to be a Woman


Marvel is really concentrating on expanding its market to include women. Which awesome. That means new charters, story plots and of course merchandise for all. Marvel will continue on this path with a new hero. Well, really a old hero who is new again.  Marvel’s Thor, the God of Thunder is going to be a Woman. I don’t see anything wrong with that. Batman has Batgirl and Superman has Supergirl.  The announcement cam on the ABC show The View which is own by Disney as is Marvel. It should be interesting to see if this plays a part in the upcoming Avengers  2 movie or will this turn of events remain strictly in the comic world.


It’s a huge day in the Marvel universe. As we mentioned yesterday, Marvel was going to reveal an “all-new thundering title. Thor, the God of Thunder, he messed up. He is no longer worthy to hold that damn hammer of his. And for the first time in history that hammer is being held by a woman. She is actually in better proportion than a lot of the female comic superheroes~said Goldberg.

She’s got super-powered boobies ~Jenny McCarthy.

Marvel is excited to announce an all-new era for the God of Thunder in brand new series, THOR, written by Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder, Original Sin) complimented with art from Russell Dauterman (Cyclops).

This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of Marvel’s “big three” – Captain American, Iron Man and Thor – Marvel Comics will be introducing an all-new THOR, GOD OF THUNDER.

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Carmelo Anthony becomes a Venture-Capitalist


Everyone is doing it why not a native of the home Wall street. Syracuse standout and New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony is jumping into the venture-capital bandwagon with some help from former NBC executive Stuart Goldfarb. Together they combined to form Voltron… I mean M7 Tech Partners. The New York-based investment firm was creatively (sarcasm) named that way because its a combination of Anthony’s nickname (Melo) and jersey number (7).

The company will focus on getting in on the early-stage funding of digital media, consumer Internet, and tech startups. Basically get into those hot tech startups before they go viral.  The New York-based children’s media company Hullabalu will be the firms first investment. Hullabalu might be safe place to start out. Alexis Ohanian, Reddit’s co-founder has also invested in the company. Other NBA players who have gone into venture capital and investing are Jamal Mashburn, Steve Nash and San Antonio Spurs star David Robinson. It’s smart that these players start building for life after basketball.

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How Scientists are DNA editing HIV out of existence


HIV is a virus that has forever changed the world. It lives by integrating its own genes into your DNA. That means antiretrovirals don’t cure you. HIV chills inside your cells quietly waiting for an opportunity. There is hope for a world without HIV. Scientists have found a way to remove the virus out of the human genome. If research continues to go well it could potentially lead to a cure for even dormant infections.

DNA editing may sound like the stuff of science fiction but at some point all science was fiction until developed. DNA editing is a very powerful technique that has been getting honed more as of late. Cutting easily and precisely a specific DNA sequence is in a word, incredible. Earlier this year genome editing was used successfully to cut out the DNA sequence of a particular human protein the HIV virus latches onto. This new research is different. Instead of editing human genes, researchers are editing the DNA of HIV. Research has showed that this method seemed to prevent any new HIV infection.

This is how scientists are DNA editing HIV out of existence. However, it is going to be a long time before this process becomes something that you can just go to the doctor for. What seems to work in a petri dish might not work anywhere else.  However, it does give hope to those with and families of HIV. That said once this becomes a reality, whats to hinder DNA editing from spreading to other uses?… Read the rest