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Reuters gets four anonymous sources on iPad 2

Dec 10, 2010
I'll keep saying it to make sure everyone hears me: if you buy an iPad right now, you are a sucker. If you're happy with being a sucker, great,...
Posted In: android, apple, business, gadgets, iPad, world

YouTube begins to end time limits

Dec 10, 2010
The video site is starting to scrap the 15 minute time limit placed on videos, according to a blog post. Select veteran members in good standing on...
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, search, social media, tv, video, Web Culture, YouTube

Wikileaks backlash backlash backlash

Dec 10, 2010
Okay, follow me here. ...
Posted In: military, openleaks, Web Culture, wikileaks, world

Amazon selling Wikileaks e-book

Dec 9, 2010
Amazon's UK store is selling an e-book containing excerpts from the recent Wikileaks cables. This after Amazon kicked Wikileaks off the Amazon...
Posted In: Amazon, business, ice cream castles in the air, Kindle, Law, Web Culture, wikileaks

Twitter partners with African telcoms to provide alternative to SMS

Dec 9, 2010
This is cool. Twitter has teamed up with MTN Cameroon, a mobile communications company in that country to provide a way to cut costs for messaging....
Posted In: sms, text messages, Twitter, Web Culture, world

What's next for the Dragon?

Dec 9, 2010
A Dragon flew to space, you guys. And came back! Well, a rocket called the Dragon anyway. Happened yesterday and it was the first privately funded...
Posted In: dragon, Science, space, SPACE DRAGONS!

European Telcoms want Google, Facebook, Apple to pay for more infrastructure

Dec 9, 2010
Interesting thought. They say that because so much new traffic is going through thanks to the iPhone and Android popularity and the crazy stupid...
Posted In: android, apple, business, EU, European Union, Facebook, Google, iPhone, Science, world

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

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

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Have you ever wondered why you can buy a whole rotisserie-cooked chicken at the grocery store cheaper than a pack of two frozen chicken breasts? Or why hotels give you a mending kit but no toothbrush? What does the YKK mean on all of your zippers? Who invented the foam finger? If you’re like us, you’ve got a lot of questions about the small, simple, brilliant and ubiquitous things in the world of business, and we want to help answer them for you.