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Ozzie leaves Microsoft

Oct 19, 2010
Rejoins Black Sabbath....
Posted In: business, Microsoft

Cookies that cannot be killed

Oct 19, 2010
In Internet terms, a "cookie" is a bit of code placed on your computer when you visit a certain website. It's a way for that site to recognize you when you come back to visit again. Cookies have always been easy to delete. But new strains are virtually impossible to shake. And they may be robbing you of more of your privacy than you ever realized.

Kinect titles announced

Oct 18, 2010
Microsoft's controllerless controller hits shelves next month and now we know some of what will be offered. Ars Technica says it will be a couple...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft

No disc required for Netflix on Wii

Oct 18, 2010
Instead, you can download a free Netflix app from the Wii Shop Channel and just click on that. Obviously, you'll also need to have a Netflix...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, games, netflix, nintendo, wii

Kinect demands a standing ovation

Oct 18, 2010
Because it simply won't work if you're sitting down. At least not right away. The motion sensing video game controller from Microsoft is getting...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft, windows phone 7

Gene Simmons neutralized by 4Chan

Oct 18, 2010
Occasionally in this space we talk about the internet-crushing power of 4Chan, a group of self-described web vigilantes who gather on a message...
Posted In: Entertainment, gene simmons, kiss, Law, party every day, rock and roll all night, social media, Web Culture

A preview of Apple's 4Q earnings

Oct 18, 2010
Investors will be watching Apple, which will report its fourth-quarter earnings. The company is expected to have done pretty well in the latest quarter. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Jeremy Hobson about how well Apple is doing.

OMG teens txt so much lol

Oct 15, 2010
Saying teenagers send a lot of text messages is like saying birds fly a whole lot or Jay Leno isn't funny: certain things are JUST KNOWN. But the...
Posted In: by cracky, consarnit, gadgets, social media, Web Culture

ZeuS imitating Conficker

Oct 15, 2010
There's a whole lot of tech jargon in this story that I'll spare you but the important thing to know is that the ZeuS computer worm, which has been...
Posted In: conficker, privacy, security, world, worm, zeus

Are political polls accurate in the age of cell phones?

Oct 15, 2010
As Election Day approaches, there are many polls predicting -- with varying degrees of accuracy -- the outcome of the elections. Many of those polls are conducted by automated calling of land line phones. But given how many people use cell phones instead of land lines, can we trust what the polls say?