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Amazon next on Operation Payback's list

Dec 9, 2010
This will be interesting to watch. About two hours ago, the Operation Payback Twitter account tweeted: "TARGET: WWW.AMAZON.COM LOCKED ON!!!"....
Posted In: Amazon, business, DDoS, Law, operation payback, Web Culture, wikileaks

Operation Payback and online war over Wikileaks

Dec 9, 2010
The online fight over the future of Wikileaks has blossomed into a borderless hacking free-for-all.

"Hack-tivism" can be pricey for businesses

Dec 8, 2010
On the outer limits of the Wikileaks scandal is the series of online attacks that have taken down a number of websites of companies that have stopped processing donations to Wikileaks. The websites are back to normal now, but preventing future attacks can be expensive for businesses.
Posted In: Internet

Google Chrome's New Network Computer

Dec 8, 2010
What does a computer look like when you no longer need to buy software to run it - or a hard drive to store your data? Google is offering a glimp...
Posted In: cloud, gadgets, google books, netbook, privacy

Streaming Movies on Opening Day

Dec 8, 2010
Get ready for a new status symbol in the wealthiest enclaves in Los Angeles. Prima Cinema hopes to use digital technology to stream new box office...
Posted In: Entertainment

Who's in that picture? The Library of Congress needs your help

Dec 8, 2010
The Library of Congress has a bunch of photographs and they need your help identifying who's in them. You're not going to know any of the subjects personally, though. The photos, all portraits, were taken during the American Civil War and while some of them have part of a name or perhaps a location on them, most are mysteries.
Posted In: Science

Civil War photos - what's going on here?

Dec 7, 2010
Our Wednesday show is about the effort to identify people and locations in new photos released by the Library of Congress. They've put ...
Posted In: flickr, history, photography, Web Culture

Google wants to sell you a new tablet computer

Dec 7, 2010
Sometimes I try to take a more clear-eyed and/or cynical view of new gadgetry. Because as neat as something is, as advanced as its technology may...
Posted In: business, Chrome, dollar crowbar, gadgets, Google

Facebook, Visa choose sides on Wikileaks

Dec 7, 2010
Facebook says that at this point it will not take down a Wikileaks page on its site. The fan page has nearly a million followers/friends/likers...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, Law, visa, wikileaks

iPad 2 to ship in February

Dec 7, 2010
This according to the Chinese news site Digi Times, which cites sources at Foxconn. They say that Foxconn has been told to start shipping within...
Posted In: apple, facetime, Foxconn, gadgets, iPad