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See, Uber — This Is What Happens When You Cannibalize Yourself – TechCrunch

See, Uber — This Is What Happens When You Cannibalize Yourself – TechCrunch

Uber drivers are pissed off. But that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise… At least not to anyone who’s been paying attention. A group of UberBLACK drivers congregated outside of the company’s SOMA headquarters in San Francisco this evening, protesting the company’s business practices. Among other things, the group had complaints over the lack […]

Matthew Keys moved between two digital subcultures for years – Washington Post

In a development that shocked Keys’s colleagues and counterparts, prosecutors on Thursday charged that the 26-year-old California native helped a hacker break into and vandalize the Los Angeles Times’s Web site in late 2010. The alleged crime — Keys faces charges that are punishable by up to 25 years in prison — was stunning enough. […]

Google Reader petition surpasses 100000 signatures, but it doesn’t matter – SlashGear

Google Reader petition surpasses 100000 signatures, but it doesn’t matter – SlashGear

We’ve already shown you a few alternatives to Google Reader to help you smoothly transition away from the service, as it’s shutting down on July 1. However, it seems many users still have faith that they can rally to bring it back. There are plenty of Google Reader petitions out there, but one in particular […]

Dropbox acquires recently-launched Mailbox app – TechSpot

Dropbox acquires recently-launched Mailbox app – TechSpot

After a few months building up hype with promises to revolutionize email, Mailbox finally launched its streamlined Gmail client for the iPhone last month, along a waiting line mechanism that quickly became absurdly long. They’re not even done letting everyone in, but apparently they’ll be getting help from another […]

Five Smart Things to Say About the Higgs Boson – Businessweek

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, announced yesterday that they’re even more certain than they were last summer (like, more than 99.999999999 percent sure) that they’ve seen a Higgs boson particle—even if it’s not the Higgs boson particle. At this point you might be wondering: What’s the difference, and why […]

Microsoft Surface Pro sales reach 400000 – Digital Spy UK

Friday, March 15, 2013 Microsoft Surface Pro sales reach 400000 – Digital Spy UK

US journalist suspended after charged in hacking plot – GlobalPost

US journalist suspended after charged in hacking plot – GlobalPost

US journalist suspended after charged in hacking plot Follow us: <!– PRIMARY NAVIGATION –> Enlarge A US journalist with the Reuters news agency has been suspended after being charged with conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into and alter an online Los Angeles Times article. Matthew Keys, 26, “has been suspended with pay […]

Samsung appoints new co-CEOs – Washington Post

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Mark Zuckerberg rated top CEO based on employee survey – SlashGear

Mark Zuckerberg rated top CEO based on employee survey – SlashGear

Career website Glassdoor has posted up its 2013 list of the 50 highest-rated CEOs, and Facebook big wig Mark Zuckerberg has topped the list, with a 99% approval rating from employees, which is up from an 85% approval rating last year. However, Apple CEO Tim Cook fell from the number one spot last year to […]

BlackBerry Says Customer Has Ordered 1 Million Smartphones – Bloomberg

BlackBerry Says Customer Has Ordered 1 Million Smartphones – Bloomberg

BlackBerry (BBRY), the Canadian smartphone maker that rolled out a new lineup in January, said one of its “established partners” is buying 1 million BlackBerry 10 phones, the biggest order in the company’s history. “An order for 1 million devices is a tremendous vote of confidence in BlackBerry 10,” Rick Costanzo, executive vice president of […]