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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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Décor My Eyes guy arrested

Dec 7, 2010
Vitaly Borker runs/ran this website for eyeglasses and the scam he ran was all about search engine optimization. He'd give terrible service, rip...
Posted In: business, crazy person, Google, Law, search, SEO

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