P>Elsewhere is a collection of unusual technology stories from around the world.
Just make sure you have Caller ID
Have you been looking for love in all
the wrong places? Maybe you should check your mobile phone. It’s the latest entrant in the matchmaking for money market.
Just don’t be looking for that love on your cell phone in church. Several houses of worship in New Mexico, fed up with their flocks’ slavish devotion to the god of technology, have turned to Israeli counterintelligence technology to jam cell phone signals on church grounds.
But if you’re at church in some other location that doesn’t block your signal and you really need to know the number of the closest pizza joints, you can now Google your cell.
Requiem for an app
Programmers are by nature odd sorts. Don’t believe us? Read this story.
He got MP3
This really struck a sour note with Vince Carter: the NBA has told the player to lose the iPod during warmup. Oh, and maybe try to score a few goals this year.
More from the robots are taking over the world file: The U.S. military is at work on fighter aircraft that can not only follow instructions, but make up its own mind as to what to do.