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Turkey has YouTube once again

Nov 2, 2010
Here's a story about the thorny relationship between closed societies and the open internet. People in the nation of Turkey once again have access...
Posted In: Web Culture, world, YouTube

Microsoft allows Gmail in Hotmail

Nov 2, 2010
Which is weird. So now if you're on Hotmail, you can import the contents of your Gmail account or your Yahoo account into your Hotmail interface....
Posted In: business, Google, hotmail. gmail, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Google TV getting swept under the rug?

Oct 28, 2010
My goodness, can we already be seeing Google TV die? First the three major broadcast networks blocked their content from the device/service/thingy,...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, Google, google tv, search, Web Culture

Chatroulette's new redirection

Oct 28, 2010
While the novelty of Chatroulette has worn off and traffic is down from a few months ago, the site is still popular. And riddled with penises. So...
Posted In: business, chatroulette, Entertainment, Web Culture

Boing Boing hacked

Oct 28, 2010
Malicious hackers tend to leave the widely read quasi-tech website BoingBoing.net alone. It has kind of a cheeky approach and has never been anti...
Posted In: boing boing, social media, Web Culture

Watch the next Mars rover being built

Oct 27, 2010
It's on UStream....
Posted In: NASA, robots, Science, Web Culture

Bananas pay wall in New York paper

Oct 26, 2010
Boing Boing flagged this rather alarmist approach on the part of an upstate New York newspaper to monetizing their online edition: threats! The...
Posted In: business, Law, paywalls, Web Culture

World's First iPhone Virus

Oct 21, 2010
An Australian student named Ashley Towns is claiming to have created the world's first iPhone virus. The bug alters the wallpaper of infected...
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"Officer Bubbles" goes after YouTube commenters

Oct 19, 2010
You may have heard us talk about this on our show. A constable in Toronto does not like having bubbles blown at a protest. He threatens to arrest...
Posted In: bubbles, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

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

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