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Seth MacFarlane's Extremely Unfunny Joke Leads to Cyberbullying

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For the past two days, one young Pennsylvanian man has found himself facing hours of celebrity-endorsed cyberbullying on Twitter after telling Family Guy creator and Twitter favorite Seth MacFarlane his rape joke wasn't funny. MacFarlane had tweeted "The lyrics to "Call Me Maybe" sound like the prelude to a horrific...
Seth MacFarlane's Extremely Unfunny Joke Leads to Cyberbullying

Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

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Ruslan Kogan may not be a known entity in the U.S., but the Aussie entrepreneur is a pioneer of online retail in Australia and happens to be the country’s wealthiest self-made person under the age of 30. Oh, and he also founded Kogan.com, a a manufacturer and direct retailer of...
Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

That joke tweet could cost you £1000 and a day in court

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A few months back we brought you the sorry tale of the man whose joke “bomb threat” tweet saw him arrested and charged by the police. Frustrated by poor weather closing his local airport in January, he tweeted “Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit...
That joke tweet could cost you £1000 and a day in court
The future of displays has a problem: Our eyes

RT @willia4: *THIS* is absolutely beautiful. No joke. http://willia4.me/zYq6hu

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RT @willia4: *THIS* is absolutely beautiful. No joke. http://willia4.me/zYq6hu

This Is Not a Joke.

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.@Dodgers May I sing nat’l anthem at a game? I’ve done it 3x in years past but my contact left. I’ve done @RedSox 4x. This is not a joke. – Comedian Rob Delaney, explaining how he ended up singing the national anthem at a Dodgers game this past weekend: “I...
This Is Not a Joke.
Top Google executive forced off Twitter

Arianna: Yes, Private Equity Has Approached AOL About Buying HuffPo (AOL)

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Private equity firms have approached AOL in hopes of buying Huffington Post, but talks aren't going to go anywhere, Arianna Huffington just told Henry Blodget during a keynote interview at our Startup 2012 conference in Manhattan. Last night, we relayed some scuttlebutt: That Arianna Huffington wants to buy HuffingtonPost back from AOL, and...
Arianna: Yes, Private Equity Has Approached AOL About Buying HuffPo (AOL)

Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

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Mark Zuckerberg invented Poking, one of Facebook’s earliest features, so it’s fitting he was part of the small team who built the new Poke app over the last twelve days. Sources say Zuckerberg actually wrote code for Poke despite saying he rarely programs for Facebook anymore. And that voice that...
Mark Zuckerberg Is The Voice Behind The "Poke" Notification Sound

Physicist proposes to physicist in a physics paper

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Two physicists have been together for seven years. It's like the start of a joke. Instead, it's the start of something beautiful -- and, well, physic(s)al. [Read more]...
Physicist proposes to physicist in a physics paper

CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages

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To further its plan of making the Web ever faster, CloudFlare has signed a deal with GlobalSign to shave a couple hundred milliseconds off the loading time of every page that pings the company to authenticate its SSL certificate. In plain English: a chunk of the Web just got a...
CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages

Video: Facebook Pranksterism Triumphs Over Local Morning News Team

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People reporting on the effect of social media often produce results reminiscent of science studies about coffee: One report will note that while it's ostensibly been viewed as being detrimental to one's health, the latest revelation tells us that it is actually beneficial, and vice versa. Social media is just...
Video: Facebook Pranksterism Triumphs Over Local Morning News Team

Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

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Here's an amusing one out of the UK. Nick Henderson has created something of a Swiftian "modest proposal" for people who feel guilty about infringement. Modeled after the idea of carbon offsets to become "carbon neutral," he suggests a process for becoming "piracy neutral," which is that if you happen...
Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

Unabomber offers a joke in Harvard alumni report

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The famed mathematician-turned-murderer-turned-tech author's listing in Harvard's 1962 alumni report causes controversy. Under "awards," he lists his eight life sentences. [Read more]...
Unabomber offers a joke in Harvard alumni report

3 reasons Microsoft’s Surface is no joke

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Many have scoffed at the idea that Redmond’s tablet will succeed. But there are three crucial reasons to take the effort seriously. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Don Sears, contributor"] FORTUNE — Do not underestimate Microsoft’s Surface tablet move. Its gambit to design and build its own hardware is a bold play to...
3 reasons Microsoft’s Surface is no joke

Prinstagram Turns Instagram Photos Into Stickers; Insert Obligatory Hipster Joke Here

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Printstagram prints your Instagram photos, including on mini-stickers suitable for decorating, well, everything....
Prinstagram Turns Instagram Photos Into Stickers; Insert Obligatory Hipster Joke Here

Is this joke offensive?

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Is this joke offensive?

RT @christinelu: in other news: emergency shipment of condoms desperately making its way to Vancouver (no joke!) -- http://ow.ly/1ceC7 (h/t @GypsyRaven)

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RT @christinelu: in other news: emergency shipment of condoms desperately making its way to Vancouver (no joke!) -- http://ow.ly/1ceC7 (h/t @GypsyRaven)

My First Action Figure

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Thanks to my friend C.C. Chapman, I am now an action figure. No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke. Here’s a quick video to show it to you: You’ve gotta admit that’s kind of a cool promotion, right? People always ask which camera I used to shoot my video. I...
My First Action Figure

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in centre of Twitter storm after his name was "misspelt" in joke

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch was at the centre of an unlikely internet storm after it appeared a newspaper had spelled his name drastically and comically wrong - as "Bandersnatch Cummerand"....
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in centre of Twitter storm after his name was "misspelt" in joke

PandoMonthly Tickets NOW ON SALE

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The early response to our new event series, PandoMonthly, has far exceeded our expectations. If you missed the announcement earlier this week, go here. We’re releasing sales of both the annual pass and the $20 tickets for our first event on EventBrite, right here, right now. As a reminder, the $20...
PandoMonthly Tickets NOW ON SALE

Trillion-Dollar Plane Grounded Once Again [Airplanes]

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I've lost count on the many times the F-35 has been grounded already (ok, I didn't, it's been five). It feels like a $1 trillion joke that is not funny at all. Now, 15 brand new F-35s are now dead ducks because of a stupid mistake. More »...
Trillion-Dollar Plane Grounded Once Again [Airplanes]

USTR Releases Ridiculous 'Naughty' Special 301 List For Countries Who Don't Pass Silly Laws Hollywood Wants

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Every year around this time, the USTR puts out its increasingly laughable Special 301 Report, which merely takes the countries that IP maxmalists say are bad, and officially declares them naughty. The 2012 list has come out (pdf and embedded below) and it's as silly and pointless as usual. Canada...
USTR Releases Ridiculous 'Naughty' Special 301 List For Countries Who Don't Pass Silly Laws Hollywood Wants

Ex-Windows Phone vet Charlie Kindel has landed at Amazon to work on 'something secret'

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Charlie Kindel, an ex-Windows Phone boss, has found a new home at Amazon. All he has stated publicly about the matter is that his current project is “something secret,” and that he is “hiring cloud and mobile developers and testers, program managers, and product managers.” GeekWire, who brought the news to...
Ex-Windows Phone vet Charlie Kindel has landed at Amazon to work on 'something secret'

The Double Down Proves Once Again That KFC Wants Us All Dead

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Egad, the legends are true – on April 12th, KFC officially releases their mythical sandwich with fried chicken in place of bread. Future ambulance-riders, meet the Double Down: That’s right — Bacon, cheese, and fatsauce between two fried chicken patties, with nary a piece of bread or anything green in...
The Double Down Proves Once Again That KFC Wants Us All Dead

VIDEO: Here's what customers think of a Seattle bar banning Google Glasses

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An otherwise quiet Sunday morning outside Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe, unlikely epicenter of a debate over high-tech privacy. If you haven’t heard yet, Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe is one of the first establishments to declare a ban on Google Glasses to prevent its patrons from being recorded by the high-tech glasses (but also as...
VIDEO: Here's what customers think of a Seattle bar banning Google Glasses

Today's Scuttlebot: Steve Ballmer's N.B.A. Plans and Why the C.E.S. Matters

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Wednesday, selections include an item on a plan to rejuvenate the Seattle Sonics, a joke invoving the driverless car, a North Korean student computer lab and why the Consumer Electronics Show...
Today's Scuttlebot: Steve Ballmer's N.B.A. Plans and Why the C.E.S. Matters

Aurora shootings on Twitter: the unforgiveable and the serious

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A boutique tweets a joke about the shootings, the NRA wishes shooters "Happy Shooting," while author Salman Rushdie incites impassioned and unpleasant debate. [Read more]...
Aurora shootings on Twitter: the unforgiveable and the serious

Chris Matthews, So Wrong It’s A Joke

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Chris Matthews, So Wrong It’s A Joke
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