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'Room 237' director Rodney Ascher on the weird world of 'Shining' conspiracy theories

Tumblr Is Down, So How're We Supposed to Get Our GIFs Now?

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:( Bad news if you’ve just received a flabbergasting email from a friend and need the perfect reaction GIF in a pinch: Tumblr is currently down, and has been for something like two hours. Navigating to the site returns the above apology that “service is temporarily unavailable,” and Down Right...
Tumblr Is Down, So How're We Supposed to Get Our GIFs Now?

Germany puts ACTA plans on ice, will await European Parliamentary decision

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Whilst 22 European countries may have already signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trademark Agreement (ACTA), one of Europe’s biggest economies — Germany — will hold off signing the treaty after officials said it would wait for an EU parliamentary decision before moving ahead. Techdirt tipped us to a Speigel Online report which states...
Germany puts ACTA plans on ice, will await European Parliamentary decision

Instagram Courts Future Advertisers By Letting Facebook Brand Page Owners Share Straight To Fans

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Instagram pushed some app updates for iOS and Android yesterday, but delayed a blog post about them until this morning to give the company’s apology for terms of service shenanigans more time at the top of the site. A post describing the updates came this morning, and it highlights that...
Instagram Courts Future Advertisers By Letting Facebook Brand Page Owners Share Straight To Fans

Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology

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Last week we noted that Apple had put up a rather petulant non-apology apology in response to the UK court order requiring it to advertise to the world that Samsung didn't copy Apple in making its devices. Many people wondered how the court would react to Apple's attempt... and the...
Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology

Mozilla Engineer Writes Steve Ballmer; Promptly Takes Foot Out Of Mouth

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Mozilla platform engineer Rob Sayre has probably had better ideas. Hoping Microsoft might allow Firefox on their new Windows Phone 7 Series, Sayre wrote an open letter this morning to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. “Hola, amigo. I know it’s been a long time since I rapped at ya,” is how...
Mozilla Engineer Writes Steve Ballmer; Promptly Takes Foot Out Of Mouth
Google says Nexus 4 supplies are scarce and erratic, offers unreserved apology for delays

UK court says Apple's cheeky Samsung apology is 'non-compliant', must be changed within 48 hours

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Forced to run an apology on its website and on major media publications stating Samsung did not infringe on its products last week, Apple has been given a slap on the wrist by the UK court of appeal after it adjudged its tersely worded statement to be “non-compliant,” telling the...
UK court says Apple's cheeky Samsung apology is 'non-compliant', must be changed within 48 hours
Apple to sue bankrupt Proview over iPad trademark

Watch Reddit's Biggest Troll Defend Himself

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Michael Brutsch, a 49-year-old man who posted on Reddit under the name Violentacrez until Gawker's Adrian Chen outed him, went on Anderson Cooper 360 to defend himself on camera for the first time. Brutsch's Reddit persona became famous for creating offensive subreddits, most notably r/jailbait. It was Brutsch's masterwork,...
Watch Reddit's Biggest Troll Defend Himself

Hey Global Payments, where's the apology?

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The company was all about reassurances that the problem was contained, but lacked any real contrition for allowing the breach in the first place. [Read more]...
Hey Global Payments, where's the apology?

Galaxy Nexus owner refused prize upon beating Windows Phone challenge, receives apology and loot later

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Skatter Tech’s Sahas Katta posted a blog yesterday about his Windows Phone challenge experience and explained how he beat the contest using a Galaxy Nexus, but the store withheld his prize “just because.” Katta claimed he beat a “Get Smoked” Windows Phone challenge at the Santa Clara Microsoft Store yesterday. The assigned...
Galaxy Nexus owner refused prize upon beating Windows Phone challenge, receives apology and loot later

Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

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Samsung has ended its pursuit of a Korea-based injunction against LG following the duo’s recent pledge to drop all charges in an ongoing legal spat related to display technologies. Today’s move — reported by the Yonhap — ends the case that Samsung put forward in September 2012 and comes a week...
Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

Outlook.com users report missing emails following transition to the new webmail product

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As early as the middle of October, new users of Outlook.com who switched to the product from other webmail providers were reported account access issues, and missing emails. TNW did not take note of the issue until today, when a report on the sharp Neowin brought the issue to our...
Outlook.com users report missing emails following transition to the new webmail product

The chat room/forum problem (& an apology to @Technosailor)

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The chat room/forum problem (& an apology to @Technosailor)

Apple Publishes Non-Apology To Samsung On Its Website To Comply With U.K. Court Ruling

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After losing an appeal in a UK high court last week against a judgement that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe the design of the iPad because it’s just not cool enough, Apple has now published an acknowledgement of the court’s judgement on its U.K. website — in line...
Apple Publishes Non-Apology To Samsung On Its Website To Comply With U.K. Court Ruling

UK Police Department Twitter Accounts Offer FREE iPads... With A Catch

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Normally, if someone were to offer you a FREE iPad or the like unsolicited via the interweb, you'd either be a) reasonably suspicious or b) consulting various anti-malware forums in hopes of regaining control of your computer/Facebook account/credit history. But what if that offer were to come from a more...
UK Police Department Twitter Accounts Offer FREE iPads... With A Catch

App makers' address-book apology

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The makers of Path and Hipster iPhone apps apologise for accessing phone contacts without explicit permission....
App makers' address-book apology

Timehop's Next Stop Could Be Your Calendar

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Yesterday, the social media memory app Timehop turned Valentine’s Day into Groundhog Day, when it apparently spammed some users with multiple emails, reminding them several times of what they were up to a year ago yesterday. The start-up quickly fixed the bug, as Betabeat reported, and issued a cheeky apology....
Timehop's Next Stop Could Be Your Calendar
UK court slaps Apple for mocking Samsung in its mandatory online 'apology'

Nokia's Lumia 920 still photos were faked as well

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Shortly after it was revealed that Nokia had misrepresented video shot with a different camera as having come from the Lumia 920, the Finnish phone manufacturer has expanded its original apology, revealing that other parts of its marketing materials, including still photography, did not come from the Lumia's camera. The...
Nokia's Lumia 920 still photos were faked as well

Nokia Lumia 920 optical image stabilization demoed, faked

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Alongside the launch of the Nokia Lumia 920 phone earlier today, a new feature called "PureView" made its debut. One benefit of PureView is Nokia's optical image stabilization (OIS), as demonstrated in promotional media, featuring a couple recording with the phone as they ride down a river road. The ad...
Nokia Lumia 920 optical image stabilization demoed, faked

Apple Loses UK Appeal: Public Shaming Goes Forward

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Earlier this year, a judge in the United Kingdom awarded a rare gift to Samsung in its global patent battle against Apple. The judge ruled that Samsung did not infringe on Apple's design patents and offered a strange remedy: Apple must publically apologize to Samsung in prominent news publications...
Apple Loses UK Appeal: Public Shaming Goes Forward

Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"

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“Unacceptable,” “Flawed,” “Failure” – those aren’t typically words you’d see attributed to a Google executive. But this was the case when the company’s UK MD Dan Cobley took to Google+ (via Android Central) to explain the issues that hundreds (possibly thousands) of customers have experienced when trying to order a new...
Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"

Drunken Cop Car Serenade Back On YouTube After Copyright Claim

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Even music labels have a sense of humor. Hours after yanking a now-viral YouTube video of a man belting out Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” from a police cruiser, EMI is now letting the video play on. The video features Robert Wilkinson breaking into song on his way to be booked...
Drunken Cop Car Serenade Back On YouTube After Copyright Claim

Marissa Mayer is killing telecommuting, and that's a good thing

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has the courage to say it, point blank,without apology. And her honesty is going to help all of us. Telecommuting has been dead for a while Facebook has something called lock-down, where no one can go home. Kids come to Facebook if they want to see their parents. Really. Which...
Marissa Mayer is killing telecommuting, and that's a good thing

Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

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Remember earlier this month, when Apple lost its appeal in the U.K. against Samsung for a High Court ruling earlier this year? Well, on the bottom of the the home page of Apple's UK website is a little linky that says Samsung/Apple judgement. Click on that and up comes a...
Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

A Partial Apology

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We should not and cannot be in the business of proactively monitoring and flagging content, no matter who the user is. – Alex Macgillivray, General Counsel at Twitter, in a blog post explaining Twitter’s behavior in the suspension of journalist Guy Adams’s account...
A Partial Apology

RT @gawker: The Tiger Woods Apology Live Blog http://gawker.com/5475586/ #tigerwoods #golf

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RT @gawker: The Tiger Woods Apology Live Blog http://gawker.com/5475586/ #tigerwoods #golf

Sqoot and the aftermath; how a small company has to weather their mistakes

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Yesterday we followed the unfortunate tale of Sqoot‘s ill-chosen wording on a web flyer for their API Jam. The company stood accused of sexism in front of the internet, it’s not an easy trial, even if it was in the wrong. Some felt that Sqoot was handed a raw deal...
Sqoot and the aftermath; how a small company has to weather their mistakes
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