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Sarah Silverman's new political project, 'Let My People Vote'

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Comic actress Sarah Silverman, whose "The Great Schlep" was a viral video in the 2008 campaign, is back with an expletive-filled project about voter ID laws. [Read more]...
Sarah Silverman's new political project, 'Let My People Vote'

Apple’s Mothra Quarter Was Actually More Impressive Than Their Godzilla Quarter

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Two quarters ago, Apple unleashed Godzilla. It was a quarter so spectacular that the only appropriate way to describe it was in pure expletive form. $46 billion in revenue. $13 billion in profit. 37 million iPhones sold. 15 million iPads sold. A gross margin of 44 percent. These weren’t just...
Apple’s Mothra Quarter Was Actually More Impressive Than Their Godzilla Quarter

Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!
MA Teen Arrested And Held Without Bail For Posting Supposed 'Terrorist Threat' On Facebook

Google Pledges To Restore In-Browser Maps Access To Deprived Windows Phone Users

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Rejoice, Windows Phone users: your daylong Google Maps crisis will soon be over. After causing quite a kerfuffle the other day by effectively blocking some Windows Phone users from accessing Google Maps in-browser, Google has released a statement (obtained by The Next Web) clarifying its rationale and promising that it...
Google Pledges To Restore In-Browser Maps Access To Deprived Windows Phone Users

The morning lowdown: Microsoft tablet, Readability lessons, Fairfax paywalls

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Google says U.S. government takedown requests have doubled in last six months (GigaOM) Sources: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble to announce tablet with Xbox Live streaming tomorrow (TechCrunch) Downsizing Down Under, Fairfax Media cuts and charges to survive (paidContent) Newspapers...
The morning lowdown: Microsoft tablet, Readability lessons, Fairfax paywalls

Woman admits racist tirade captured on YouTube video

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Jacqueline Woodhouse pleads guilty to causing alarm and distress after rant which was viewed on YouTube 200,000 timesA woman has admitted hurling racist abuse at fellow passengers while travelling on the London Underground after a video of the incident appeared on the internet.Jacqueline Woodhouse, 42, directed an expletive-ridden rant on...
Woman admits racist tirade captured on YouTube video

Linus Torvalds' Obscene Rant Highlights Linux’s Hardware Woes

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In an expletive-laced video, Linux creator Linus Torvalds blasts hardware vendor Nvidia as “the single worst company we have ever dealt with,” in response to a question on Nvidia driver support in the Linux operating system. The statement, posted to YouTube and making the rounds over the weekend, was made...
Linus Torvalds' Obscene Rant Highlights Linux’s Hardware Woes

Older Gamers Create Their Own Communities So They Don't Have to Lose to '12-Year-Old Girls from Japan'

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(Photo: Old Ass Gamers) Anyone who has ever logged onto Xbox Live is well aware of the fact that the community is littered with rage-filled tweens who think shouting homophobic epithets at unsuspecting competitors is the very height of trash talking. It’s enough to make you play all local games, especially as...
Older Gamers Create Their Own Communities So They Don't Have to Lose to '12-Year-Old Girls from Japan'

Paul Brittain Leaves 'Saturday Night Live'

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Sources close to "Saturday Night Live" have have confirmed to The Huffington Post that Paul Brittain, best known for his characters Lord Wyndemere and "Sex" Ed Vincent, has left "Saturday Night Live."Brittain made his first "SNL" appearance on September 25, 2010, on a show hosted by Amy Poehler. Brittain made...
Paul Brittain Leaves 'Saturday Night Live'

Company Tries To Delete Recording Of Exec Cursing Analyst During Conference Call Via Copyright Claim

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Oh, look. It's our good friend "copyright" being used to perform a some light censorship. Certain entities seem to love this aspect of copyright -- the fact that it can be used to sweep something embarrassing under the rug. The entity involved in activating copyright's wonder twin powers (form of...
Company Tries To Delete Recording Of Exec Cursing Analyst During Conference Call Via Copyright Claim

You gotta watch this House of Cards spoof for the White House Correspondents' dinner

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There’s been a lot of talk about how much people in D.C. love Netflix’s House of Cards. This weekend, Netflix had another chance to play to that audience: For Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ dinner, House of Cards star Kevin Spacey was joined by John McCain, Michael Bloomberg, senoir Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett, CBS...
You gotta watch this House of Cards spoof for the White House Correspondents' dinner

Gmail Is Partially Down In China And People Suspect A Conspiracy

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Chinese Gmail users have noticed that their service has been a little spotty in the last few days -- with some users finding it impossible to connect to the service at all. Chinese tech blog Greatfire.org points towards the four different IPs used by the domain mail.google.com, and finds that...
Gmail Is Partially Down In China And People Suspect A Conspiracy

Skype’s brilliant, passive-aggressive new monetization idea: “Conversation Ads”

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Skype is pushing ads into the conversation view, basically forcing its users to take in a little commercial content with each call they make. The company said it’s personalizing the content and is hoping you’ll even discuss it with your friends while you talk. They’re even calling the new...
Skype’s brilliant, passive-aggressive new monetization idea: “Conversation Ads”

Red Sox' David Ortiz Unleashes An Expletive During Televised Speech; FCC Says 'F**k It'

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At times, there's no one in a more unenviable position than the chairman of the FCC. When not dealing with larger issues like net neutrality and wireless competition, you're at the beck and call of every member of an Overly Concerned Citizens' Group that feels the need to start...
Red Sox' David Ortiz Unleashes An Expletive During Televised Speech; FCC Says 'F**k It'

If Vine Is 'Adults Only', Then So Is All Of The Internet And My University Library

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My old university’s library was a den of pornographic filth, but no one ever considered shading the windows strip-club black because a few stragglers watched sex on public computers. Yet, that’s precisely the odd logic that led video sharing app, Vine, to up its age rating to 17+ after users...
If Vine Is 'Adults Only', Then So Is All Of The Internet And My University Library

Developers Will Love This: Facebook Now Auto-Generates Documentation From Source Code

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Devs hate outdated documentation. If a platform you build on changes and doesn’t tell you, it can cause days of frustration and wasted work. So now, when Facebook alters its source code, its developer docs automatically update to stay current. Since Facebook is constantly tinkering with its platform that supports...
Developers Will Love This: Facebook Now Auto-Generates Documentation From Source Code

British Airways lofts spectacular four-letter retweet

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For reasons that seem entirely unclear, British Airways retweets an expletive-laden tweet that is critical of, well, British Airways. [Read more]...
British Airways lofts spectacular four-letter retweet

Ashton Kutcher Says He Hates Using Twitter Ever Since the Media 'Fucked it Up'

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Hates Twitter. Ashton Kutcher is totally over Twitter because we all fucking ruined it. The apparent barometer of what’s “cool” told the CTIA Conference on Thursday that his experience on the site changed for the worst since joining and that we have no one but ourselves to blame for it. Mr. Kutcher said...
Ashton Kutcher Says He Hates Using Twitter Ever Since the Media 'Fucked it Up'
Nvidia Responds To F-Bomb From Linus Torvalds
'Dead Space 3' will recognize your profanity-filled screams

Stephen King risks wrath of NRA by releasing pro-gun control essay

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Bestselling author and gun owner says 'autos and semi-autos are weapons of mass destruction' in 25-page work for KindleStephen King has entranced millions with tales of dread but his latest volume will read like a horror only to the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights advocates. The best-selling author made...
Stephen King risks wrath of NRA by releasing pro-gun control essay

Antisec hacks the FBI, downloads database of 12 million iTunes accounts

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iTunes users beware: Antisec, a hacker movement connected to LulzSec and Anonymous, claims it has hacked into the laptop of FBI agent Christopher K. Stangl, obtaining the unique device identifiers (UDIDs) of 12 million iTunes users. The group released 1,000,001 of these UDIDs so far, including what appears to be the...
Antisec hacks the FBI, downloads database of 12 million iTunes accounts

Digital First Media's John Paton on newspapers and paywalls

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A company with the name Digital First Media has a reputation to uphold when it comes to thinking about the future of publishing, and CEO John Paton didn’t disappoint in a recent interview with a reporter for one of his chain’s newspapers. Among other things, he talked about paywalls, and...
Digital First Media's John Paton on newspapers and paywalls

Foul Mouths in Congress? Big [expletive] Deal.

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Foul Mouths in Congress? Big [expletive] Deal.

Top Viral Videos Of The Week: People Love To Tweet Mean Things About Celebrities

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Some Twitter trolls take their insults just a little bit too far. Just ask Jimmy Kimmel and the dozens of celebrities he asked to read mean tweets directed at them. One tweet directed at (and read by) Katy Perry in the video reads: I would rather chop my arm off...
Top Viral Videos Of The Week: People Love To Tweet Mean Things About Celebrities
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Woman jailed over racist rant on Tube

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Jacqueline Woodhouse sentenced to 12 weeks in jail for racial abuse of Central line passengers which was posted on YouTubeA drunk passenger who hurled racist abuse at fellow Tube travellers in a tirade that was posted to the internet has been jailed for 21 weeks.Jacqueline Woodhouse, 42, from Romford in...
Woman jailed over racist rant on Tube

Move Over, Grumpy Cat: Honey Badger Comes to SXSW

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It’s hard to buy the idea that the Honey Badger meme is still a thing more than two years after the original video went viral on YouTube. But at a discussion titled “Why We Still Love the Honey Badger,” the industrious little endangered species packed the room and burrowed its...
Move Over, Grumpy Cat: Honey Badger Comes to SXSW

Windows Store versus the world: How do Microsoft's offerings really stack up?

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Whenever talk turns to the comparatively low number of apps available in the Windows Store, commenters invariably take the article to task. "Quantity isn't as important as quality!" they type, frequently tossing in an ALL CAPS EXPLETIVE or three. "Who wants 100,000 fart apps anyway?" Those naysayers are right....
Windows Store versus the world: How do Microsoft's offerings really stack up?
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