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Amanda Bynes' public meltdown says more about us than her | Jill Filipovic

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What does it show about society when we commodify a pretty female celebrity's meltdown? We certainly don't do that to menBeautiful women who fall apart serve a necessary cultural purpose: they're a warning against over-indulgence and narcissism. They also attract the peddlers of celebrity gossip in a way that few...
Amanda Bynes' public meltdown says more about us than her | Jill Filipovic

Twitter explains service meltdown

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Twitter's vice president of engineering explains the system's fail in a message to users. [Read more]...
Twitter explains service meltdown
Apple Shares Fall 10% In After-Hours Trading, Biggest Drop In 1578 Days

Donald Trump in astonishing Twitter rant after Barack Obama wins US election

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Donald Trump, the billionaire property mogul, went into meltdown on Twitter, launching an extraordinary rant in the wake of Barack Obama's election win....
Donald Trump in astonishing Twitter rant after Barack Obama wins US election
Facebook Says Blocking Viral 'Reasons My Son Is Crying' Tumblr Was a 'Mistake'

I Fear This Will Be the Most Important News of 2012

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No, not Wisconsin recall, European austerity-meltdown, Iranian nukes, or the next 50 items on the list.I fear it's this report, from a scientists' group at UC Berkeley, headlined as follows on the Berkeley site:...
I Fear This Will Be the Most Important News of 2012

The $15 Windows 8 upgrade confirms its launch timeframe

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This isn’t much of a surprise, but it does count as yet another indicator that yes, Windows 8 is coming out this year: the planned $15 upgrade for Windows 7 users to pick up the operating system will end on January 31st, The Verge is reporting. The implication is obvious:...
The $15 Windows 8 upgrade confirms its launch timeframe

Zuckerberg Resign?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's on-stage meltdown at the All Things D conference last week was so bad that people – including even Zuckerberg's most vocal ally, Robert Scoble – are calling for him to step aside and hire a new CEO. These people are nuts. They are nuts to think...
Zuckerberg Resign?

Does Mobile Display 2012 = Online Display 1999?

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Mobile image (not Prince image) copyright bloomuaFor the record, it’s not my idea to search for a Katy Perry song on Pandora. The request for “Firework” comes during a recent trip with my five-year-old daughter, who’s getting antsier by the minute as we wait to board our flight to Arizona...
Does Mobile Display 2012 = Online Display 1999?

Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox

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The other day, I tried out Unroll.me, a clever new service that reads your inbox to let you unsubscribe from mailing lists and other unwanted e-mail flotsam with a single click. As I was about to connect my Gmail account, my finger hovered over the “Grant access” button. Wait a...
Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox

It’s the end of the line for telco

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The telecom industry has reached its peak. This is it. Look around you. Whatever you are doing in telecom, however you are making money in the field, it isn’t going to get better than this. This industry has acquired its maximum share of the economy. We are the digital railroad business...
It’s the end of the line for telco

Chernobyl's Real Horror Show Isn't the Radiation, It's the Economics

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The real reason not to invest in nuclear power isn't the risk of a meltdown but the certainty that the costs are too high....
Chernobyl's Real Horror Show Isn't the Radiation, It's the Economics
Watch this: Harrison Ford's mock 'Star Wars' meltdown

Booting Up: Tumblr Users Are Freaking Out So Hard Right Now, You Guys

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She’s laughing at you, fandom. LAUGHING AT YOU. “The inevitable next step is for Kim Kardashian to sit on the board of a tech start-up, host a global-poverty-awareness event and write a book on behavioral neuroscience.” [New York Times] The tax man’s hanging round Apple’s door, and now Tim Cook...
Booting Up: Tumblr Users Are Freaking Out So Hard Right Now, You Guys
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WATCH: What Made Kristen Bell Meltdown?

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What caused Kristen Bell to have a minor emotional breakdown?The "House of Lies" star stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (weekdays, syndicated) with some very revealing (and hilarious) home video footage from her 31st birthday party. Unlike her 30th birthday which was "Hunger Games" themed, Bell was surprised with a...
WATCH: What Made Kristen Bell Meltdown?

Microsoft’s Windows Azure suffers extended outages

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Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, Windows Azure, has been experiencing outages in numerous regions around the world for much of the day, apparently resulting from a glitch related to Leap Day, the extra day in February that occurs once every four years. Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet has a play-by-play rundown...
Microsoft’s Windows Azure suffers extended outages

Trump freaks with Tweets, has meltdown on Twitter after Obama victory

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Donald Trump has been relentless on Twitter for the past few days, pushing people to vote for Romney. Tuesday night, Trump’s Tweets got a little crazy. (And yes, this is Trump’s real account. It’s verified.) After Barack Obama was re-elected for his second term late Tuesday night, Trump seemed a...
Trump freaks with Tweets, has meltdown on Twitter after Obama victory

Zynga's First Super Bowl Commercial … Kind Of

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Zynga’s popular puzzle game Words With Friends was featured in Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial yesterday, calling attention to the games’ founders as some of the “greatest mobile innovators.” The game, which is a take on Scrabble, has been working its way into the cultural fabric, as Zynga is happy...
Zynga's First Super Bowl Commercial … Kind Of

Anonymous Associate Barrett Brown Indicted on Federal Charges

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Barrett Brown (video still) Writer and journalist Barrett Brown has been charged by the U.S. attorney with conspiracy to reveal private information about a government employee, Internet threats and retaliation against a federal investigator. Mr. Brown, who has sometimes been referred to as a spokesman for Anonymous, was arrested on...
Anonymous Associate Barrett Brown Indicted on Federal Charges
Spike Jonze's 'Her' is a romance between Joaquin Phoenix and an operating system
Inside Team Romney's whale of an IT meltdown
"Cloud gaming" has a future--just maybe not in the cloud

Five Tips to Keep Apps From Failing

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No business today that depends on online customers and processes to keep the lights on can afford an application meltdown....
Five Tips to Keep Apps From Failing
Japan's TEPCO admits Fukushima disaster was avoidable, details shocking decisions that led to tragedy
Meet Facebook's former fix-it man

Java creator: Fears over consequences of possible Oracle trial win may be overblown

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Should Oracle prevail in its intellectual-property lawsuit against Google over alleged Java patent and copyright violations in the Android mobile OS, it shouldn't result in the "industrial meltdown" some observers fear, Java creator James Gosling said in a blog post late Tuesday....
Java creator: Fears over consequences of possible Oracle trial win may be overblown

iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?

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Today Apple announced the iPhone 5 to much fanfare but little surprise. For a company renowned for secrecy, the newest iteration of the iPhone didn't keep many secrets. Are we witnessing the end of the era of Apple stealth? While Apple's iPhone 5 launch was no 2010-level meltdown, it left little to...
iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?
Using cloud services? 40% of you aren’t ready for the next outage

Diablo 3 – review

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PC, Mac, Blizzard, cert: 15, out nowThere was no excuse for the shambolic launch of Diablo III. It was the most widely awaited PC game in, oh, ages – we know this because developer Blizzard Entertainment mentioned "2 million pre-orders" in passing. So the protracted meltdown suffered by the company's servers...
Diablo 3 – review
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