After 9 years of launching it’s auctions service, Yahoo! will be shutting it down after a low number of it’s visitors using the service. This will only affect the US and Canadian sites but not Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
An outraged parent has written a blog post about his disgust when he called Comcast hangs up after he called their 911 [That's the American equivalent to 000 in Australia].
It is 2:30 AM PDT. Yesterday was my Sonâ€™s 4th birthday. An hour ago he had a seizer. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital with his mom, my wife. I am at home right now going out of my mind with worry. I have another son who is sleeping, so one of us had to stay here while the other went.
So… you got this fabulous WordPress Theme, but it does not read widgets. That’s a huge bummer. But, Alpesh Nakars has a blog post on how to convert it to a widget ready theme.
I hope this eases your craving for Halo 3. CNET News.com has some screenshots of the new Halo 3 game. This comes ahead of the launch of the beta version of the long awaited game in May 16th, in San Francisco.
Yes, it’s so true. Apple, Real, Microsoft and Adobe have been sued by Media Rights Technologies for… manufacturing billion of copies of Real Player, Windows Vista, Apple iTunes & iPod and Adobe Flash Player without the regard of the DMCA and intellectual properties.
Kevin Rose is reported to be working on a new ‘IM and Twitter’ competitor. The new company is being developed by Rose, Leah Culver and Digg colleague Daniel Burka. The product’s launch date is expected to be later this month.
The Australian Labor [not Labour] Party has put a petition for their new broadband initiative to make Australia ready and to compete with Japan and South Korea, our technology neighbours. We already get the latest phones from Asia as we are part of the ‘Asia Pacific’ Region [Beat that Europe!]. Anyway, here is what
Labour Labor is promising…
Do NOT use Windows Updates for your drivers, like your TV Tuner Card. Windows does not have the information of what the product is and may mistake it for another driver this capable with Vista. Use the Manufacturer’s Website, as it contains updates for your product, not Bill’s product.
The Thai Government is taking legal action [or sue] YouTube for lese majeste. This includes a 15 year jail term. This comes after a Swiss man was jailed for insulting the monarchy and banned YouTube. The site contained videos of insulting the king.
Yes, we got a response over our case over the FTP problems at 789mb.com, here is the e-mail…
thank you for your email
we are currently working on sorting these problems out, unfortunately our low level server administrators have been working on this bug for quite a while now and have not been able to find a solution as you know (the bug is caused by the panel software we use and has never been seen before)
Today, we start our new series… Consumer Watch!!!
Case One : 789MB FTP Problems
Several members of this highly regarded free web hosting company, 789MB.com, have experienced some technical difficulties with their FTP. We, and many users, have found that it stops after the password. This problem was found when member burundi. More disturbing is that this problem was found on 15th April. Now, it’s 6th May. This should have been fixed, but the only update we found from the administrators, was on the same day at 8:14pm.
This very funny video is parody of those online piracy ads. Go check it out…
By The Way : I have never punched a baby…
Windows Live Messenger has the ability to send nudges, however they are limited. Nudges are these annoying ‘shakes’ that makes sure that you wake the other person.
But now, thanks to our sister site UltimateWarez, we have a patch that can help.
CNET UK has an excellent [and hilarious] review between the titans, Vista and Mac OS X. Let’s see who gets the
Gawker Media and Weblogs Inc. Both run many blogs, and some are popular with tech geeks alike. So, how many blogs do they run? More importanly, who has the most average readers… Terence Huynh writes.