Is a Computer Worm Causing Iranian Nuclear Facilities to Blast AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ At Night? Local residents deal with phantom garage door opener. New Orleans music legend stands at own wake. Buzzfeed retorts comedically to a McSweeney’s parody of their site. A Hacker publishes how to open millions of hotel rooms with arduino in less than a second. Apple throws $356 million at making Its security better… or did they? How to expeditiously watch Battlestar Galactica. An arcade operator admits that, yes, those crane games are really rigged. New toilet paper dispenser improves hygiene and conservation. Why Valve wants to port games to Linux: Because Windows 8 Is a Catastrophe. All this, plus Dumbass Apple News and Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
Penny Arcade sells out. Facebook continues plans to become the creepiest social network ever. Digg bought for $500k. Is the QWERTY keyboard near its end? A Christian bookstore markets the biggest ripoff in the history of tablet computing. AMC gives Dish network a proper slap in the face. A member of European Parliament unintentionally leaks the emails of everybody who fought against ACTA. Mitt Romney breaks the Facebook rules. Plus Science News and Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
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The Internet declares it’s freedom. Def Leppard is re-recording it’s entire back catalogue to screw Universal. A German university is suing one of its former students over early graduation. Will the ubiquitous Gideon bible be replaced by a Kindle? Windows 8 upgrade priced at only $39.99. The porn industry is positioning itself to be a very natural bedfellow to Google’s Project Glass. Want to leak the goings-on in that staff meeting to the world outside with some style? Use a transparency grenade! Cisco locks it’s own customers out of using their own routers until they agree to use a service that will spy on their Internet usage. Blizzard drops the banhammer on Linux users, because using Linux is cheating in Diablo III. A New Jersey court says it’s not illegal to look at someone elses email if they forget to log out before they leave the computer.
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Facebook decides your email address for you. An Olympic dead heat finish stumps high speed cameras. Scientists crack RSA’s SecureID 800. Other scientists plan to hack Stephen Hawking’s brain. Apple no longer claims to be immune to viruses. Is Google Plus a ghost town or a developing company town. Orbitz gives higher priced hotel rooms preference for Mac Users. A publisher intends to make books using disappearing ink, to force people to read them quicker. Homeless Mo is a new internet star. A new task completion service opens in the New York City area. A new website allows you to argue with politically opposed people on the phone. The Nexus Q has been hacked to run Android games within 24 hours. All t hat, plus Dumbass Apple News, a Recent Study, an Epic Fail!, and an Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
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