Barack Obama not only win the US Presidential elections, he also claimed the most popular tweet of all time. The tweet simply says “Four more years” alongside a photo of Obama embracing wife Michelle. It has been retweeted 455,000 times and counting.
After 10 years with the collapsed of the Twin Towers due to the terrorist attack from Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader was found and killed at a fortified compound on the outskirts of Abbottabad in north-west Pakistan. The operation began at about 1730 GMT and lasted about 45 minutes.
Watch the President Obama’s comments last night on the death of Osama bin Laden.
US President Barack Obama laid out plans for an eventual manned mission to Mars and to asteroids. But he said it has to be done the smart way after being critic by Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. He also proposed a $40 million fund to boost the economy around NASA’s facilities in Florida.
Barack said: The bottom line is, nobody is more committed to manned space flight, to human exploration of space, than I am. But we’ve got to do it in a smart way.
Source: Obama Vows Renewed Space Program
Barack Obama now has a photostream on Flickr. Check it out here.
Check out the video above. It is surprising to see Barack Obama walking out of his armored Cadillac limo. The 44th president could be wearing this kind of bulletproof suit walking on the street to the Whitehouse.
From Slate: …several companies produce discreet, thinner vests that can be worn underneath clothing, inserted into an outer layer (like a coat) or woven into a shirt.
Lifehacker has compiled a guide on how you can catch the presidential inauguration online if don’t have a ticket to attend the actual function. The actual swearing in ceremony takes place at 12:00pm EST and will last for two hours. Here are some of the online options listed by Lifehacker, for a full list go straight to their website.
- Live Senate Feed : from the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies’ official site.
- NBC/CBS/ABC : The Big Three are all in online with free streaming coverage.
- CNN/Facebook: CNN.com and Facebook team up to offer a live inauguration feed.
- Twitter/Current: Current doing the streaming at 11:30 a.m. EST and micro-blogging platform Twitter providing real-time tweets/updates.
- Ustream on iPhone: Ustream.tv to stream the inauguration to your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Barack Obama will take office in 65 days and something he dread the most is losing his BlackBerry. The RIM smartphone rarely stray far from his side, it was fastened to his belt. Due to email security and the Presidential Records Act, Barack Obama has to give up his BlackBerry when he takes office next year. As a tech savvy person, this is indeed very difficult to do. Can you part with your smartphone?
Obama go for an iPhone and use the phone to reply to your read only emails to keep in touch with the public.