IT Business Elsewhere: Tastes great, less bandwidth

IT Business Elsewhere is a look at unusual technology stories from around the world.

Surf on, dude
MSNBC.com

Worried about being sent packing for surfing too much at work? Worry no more. It’s not a fireable offence, at least according to one judge.

Build the Dorkbot and they will come
CNN.com

Are you a closet dork? Come on out and declare your true self.

Delete, delete, delete, read, delete, delete
MSNBC.com

Here’s a story that will hardly be news to anyone with an e-mail account: most of the e-mail in circulation today is spam.

Grandma, what big filters you have
Newscientist.com

There might be a lot of spam. But soon it could at least be personalized. The better to trick you, my dear.

Tasty technology
Sci-Tech Today

Who needs hands to navigate the Net when you can use your tongue?

I’m thinking of something that starts with P
Wired.com

And who needs passwords when you can use passthoughts?

Parlez-vous tax audit?
Yahoo!/AFP

The French love their games. Even their budget.

Monsieur Cherche
The Guardian

Speaking of games, now France wants to beat the U.S. at its own game by building a search engine capable of rivaling Google. Bonne chance.

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