desperate measures

desperate measures

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The Shit Sandwich That Comes With Chrome

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The Shit Sandwich That Comes With Chrome: Chris Ziegler on the default inclusion of Flash in Chrome: Google: solve this. Chrome is too important to the health of the internet for this to be anything other than a severity one issue. If Flash is mucking something up in a way...
The Shit Sandwich That Comes With Chrome

Uber Begins Rolling Out ‘Cheaper’ Car Service with Hybrid Vehicles

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick (Photo: Tech Cocktail) It’s a rainy weekday during rush hour, and every cab is occupied or conveniently “off duty”–especially when you tell the driver that you’re headed to Brooklyn. Desperate times call for desperate measures: You tap open the Uber app on your phone and call...
Uber Begins Rolling Out ‘Cheaper’ Car Service with Hybrid Vehicles

Full text: Austin suicide pilot had IRS vendetta, was anti-tax

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Joseph Andrew Stack, the man emerging as the responsible party for today’s fiery plane crash in Austin, Texas, left an internet legacy in the form of a six-page suicide note. Stack, who is rumored to have been targeting the IRS, is almost certainly the author of the lengthy suicide...
Full text: Austin suicide pilot had IRS vendetta, was anti-tax

IRL: Nikon D90, myCharge Portable Power Bank 6000 and Phosphor's World Time Sport

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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Desperate times call for desperate measures -- namely, new gadgets. Disappointed with his Droid Charge's ever-depleting...
IRL: Nikon D90, myCharge Portable Power Bank 6000 and Phosphor's World Time Sport

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?

It’s On: 8GB Nook Tablet Takes Aim At Kindle Fire With $199 Price Tag

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While initial reports pointed at a launch on February 22, Barnes & Noble has just taken to the wires to officially announce the release of the new 8GB Nook Tablet. As expected the new Nook variant has a price tag to match its reduced memory capacity, and with both now...
It’s On: 8GB Nook Tablet Takes Aim At Kindle Fire With $199 Price Tag

Boulder startups band together, raising funds for wildfire relief efforts

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It’s not often that we get to write a feel-good story here on TNW, but when some of our own from the startup community band together to help overcome a disaster, the tale has to be told. Recently, when wildfires swept through Colorado, several families and companies close to the...
Boulder startups band together, raising funds for wildfire relief efforts
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Groupon is threatening small merchants with lawsuits

Chinese dad hires virtual assassins to harass video game-obsessed son

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What would you do if your adult son was playing video games all day instead of looking for work? Well, one Chinese father resorted to desperate measures when he reportedly hired in-game hitmen to attack his son whenever he logged on to his favorite game, according to the People’s Daily....
Chinese dad hires virtual assassins to harass video game-obsessed son
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