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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

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

Deep geek diving in Android 3.2

Dec 6, 2010
CNET does some good unpacking of what's new and different about the new version of Android. Me, I'm fixated on the nickname "Gingerbread" because I...
Posted In: android, business, move along

Google's eBookstore is Loiterer-Friendly

Dec 6, 2010
With the rumored Chrome OS announcement potentially happening tomorrow, Google added more oomph to their week by also launching their ebookstore,...
Posted In: android, business, e-books, google books

Amazon launches DNS service

Dec 6, 2010
Okay, so this is some geek chow but it's interesting to follow for those interested in where Amazon is going. They've introduced Domain Name...
Posted In: Amazon, business, flickr, search, Web Culture

"No one is cutting the cable cord," says cable network whose existence depends on no one cutting the cable cord

Dec 6, 2010
ESPN says it dug through Neilsen data and found that only .26 percent of cable customers have canceled in the last three months in favor of going...
Posted In: business, cable, Entertainment, tv, Web Culture

Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture

Commercials soon to get quieter

Dec 3, 2010
The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, or the CALM Act has been passed through Congress and now is just waiting for a signature from...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Health, Law, tv

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