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McDonalds McHacked

Dec 14, 2010
McDonalds says its customer database was hacked. Information on participants in various promotions, ages, contact info. But, McDonalds says, no...
Posted In: business, privacy, robble robble
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Google competitors grousing that Google gives itself preferential treatment

Dec 13, 2010
The Wall Street Journal has a helpful round up of complaints against Big G from sites that offer services similar to what Google is also doing....
Posted In: business, expedia, Google, orbitz, search, social media, Web Culture, webmd, Yelp
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The Atlantic survived by trying to destroy itself

Dec 13, 2010
Really interesting read in the New York Times about how The Atlantic managed to reinvent itself and turn a profit of 1.8 million dollars, the first...
Posted In: blogs, business, paywalls, Web Culture
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Amazon Europe either hacked or not

Dec 13, 2010
Several European Amazon sites were down over the weekend, leading any sensible person to think that perhaps Anonymous was taking more revenge...
Posted In: 4chan, Amazon, anonymous, business, DDoS, Web Culture
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World Wildlife Fund introduces the .WWF document

Dec 10, 2010
Let's get this out of the way right now. We're not talking about the World Wrestling Federation....
Posted In: business, gadgets, gorilla monsoon, hulkamania, wwf
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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