cloak and dagger

cloak and dagger

Smothering over censorship: How China’s Sina Weibo is getting clever with sensitive topics

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It’s no surprise to find a story about censorship coming out of China. In attempts to control information and sentiment, China is one of the strictest countries to monitor and block websites, keywords and networks. Blocking a particular site or network is a heavy-handed way of stopping citizens from accessing...
Smothering over censorship: How China’s Sina Weibo is getting clever with sensitive topics
Spies Caught In Website Scandal Embarrass South Korea

Here's The 'Groupon Is A Massive Fraud' Conspiracy Theory Lawyers Are Working On (GRPN)

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Is Groupon being "dumb like a fox?" That's the conspiracy theory. Groupon has a continuing history of stupid accounting mistakes. First, while it was still a private company, it went around telling the public it was profitable – even though it is still not. Then, in its first public financial...
Here's The 'Groupon Is A Massive Fraud' Conspiracy Theory Lawyers Are Working On (GRPN)

DOJ Alleges Stylishly Shady Collusion To Fix Ebook Prices

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Laughing on the inside Ever since the advent of the agency model for ebook pricing--the oh-so-valuable wedge publishers needed to fight Amazon’s $9.99 price point--it’s been the big question: Are they actually going to get away with this? Today we have our answer: Not if the Department of Justice has...
DOJ Alleges Stylishly Shady Collusion To Fix Ebook Prices

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
The banality of surveillance

Boeing Phantom Eye takes first flight towards unmanned marathon espionage (video)

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Boeing could've aimed a little higher for the Phantom Eye's first successful test flight. And by that, we mean the addition of one Billy Zane in a form-fitting purple leotard fending off baddies as the plane taxied the runway. None of that happened because, well, the aerospace brainiacs behind...
Boeing Phantom Eye takes first flight towards unmanned marathon espionage (video)

Why did MPAA exec join Internet Society?

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Paul Brigner campaigned for SOPA, but now he says he's 'adjusted' his thinking. Is he a mole? No, he's just woken up to realityLate in March, I started to get a steady stream of emails from concerned readers: did you see that the Internet Society has appointed the former chief...
Why did MPAA exec join Internet Society?

Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

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When PR reps have something they think is truly special, things can get a little cloak and dagger. While we were hanging around the Nyx Mobile booth, a rep quietly sneaked up on us, to offer a glimpse of two new handset his company is working on. When we...
Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

Wii U at E3 2012: first hands-on

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Before it was unveiled to the world in its final form, we grabbed a hands-on session with Nintendo's Wii U. It's weird, but touched by genius – bringing new forms of gameplay just like the Wii didAt last year's E3, Nintendo introduced the world to the Wii U, its high-concept...
Wii U at E3 2012: first hands-on
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?