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Verizon to pay the FCC and customers

Oct 28, 2010
I'm not really sure how much of a difference $25 million makes to a company like Verizon (they'll probably make that in the opening seconds of the...
Posted In: business, fcc, gadgets, government, iPhone, Law, Verizon

11-inch MacBook Air can stay in your bag when you go through airport security

Oct 28, 2010
Well, that's awfully nice. Your shoes are still a tremendous threat. Your bottle of conditioner still places everyone on high alert. But that new...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, government, Law, macbook air, TSA

Google TV getting swept under the rug?

Oct 28, 2010
My goodness, can we already be seeing Google TV die? First the three major broadcast networks blocked their content from the device/service/thingy,...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, Google, google tv, search, Web Culture

Chatroulette's new redirection

Oct 28, 2010
While the novelty of Chatroulette has worn off and traffic is down from a few months ago, the site is still popular. And riddled with penises. So...
Posted In: business, chatroulette, Entertainment, Web Culture

Boing Boing hacked

Oct 28, 2010
Malicious hackers tend to leave the widely read quasi-tech website alone. It has kind of a cheeky approach and has never been anti...
Posted In: boing boing, social media, Web Culture

One fifth of the world's spam has been stopped. And you may have been helping send it.

Oct 28, 2010
Twenty percent of the world's spam email has vanished. Why? Because Russian cops raided the apartment of a guy named Igor Gusev. One guy! And you know who was helping him send those spams? You were.
Posted In: spam

Firesheep may scare you off the Internet

Oct 27, 2010
Next time you're in a coffee shop using their Wi-Fi, you might want to avoid going on Facebook. Or Twitter. Or lots of other sites. That's because of a new Firefox add-on called Firesheep.
Posted In: Internet

Watch the next Mars rover being built

Oct 27, 2010
It's on UStream....
Posted In: NASA, robots, Science, Web Culture

FTC ends investigation of Google

Oct 27, 2010
You may recall that Google was found to be gathering data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks while out taking pictures for Google Street View. They say...
Posted In: Google, privacy

Sheep on fire

Oct 27, 2010
Sounds like the worst Kings of Leon song ever, right? But Firesheep is a big threat to your privacy, not your musical taste. We talked about it on...
Posted In: firesheep, privacy, security, social media