Time Warner Cable: No Consumer Demand For Gigabit Internet
The article goes on to quote her: '...residential customers have thus far shown little interest in TWC's top internet tiers. "A very small fraction of our customer base" ultimately choose those options.'"
Um, yeah - that's because it's waaaaaaaay overpriced.
I think $20 more per month is a fair price for any extra 1mb, and with the top tier at 35mb its faster than any consumer will ever need! I love my triple lock-in play!
Instagram Wants To Sell Users' Photos Without Notice
So long, and thanks for all the pics!
Cisco Rumored To Be Selling Linksys
How's that cloudy, autoupdatey, monitorey thing workin for ya?
Australian Prime Minister's Spoof "Apocalypse" Speech Goes Viral In China
I bet what happened is some aussie DJs calledd the country that Kim Jong was staying at and after learning of the spoof the whole country committed suicide.
System Admins Should Know How To Code
I don't code a lick after 15 years of sysadmin. I do solve incredibly interesting problems with hardware and that ability alone provides a serious interface to all those 'needs software' perspectives. All of my best friends are coders, we just solve problems differently.
Intellectual Ventures Settles Lawsuits With Asian Memory Companies
Brilliant, you can now make boatloads more claiming rights than those properties could ever earn.
Dice Buys Geeknet's Media Business, Including Slashdot, In $20M Deal
All too often, "standards" means pushing positive "stories" about advertisers, censoring any content from the public that might offend said advertisers, and generally turning your site into a boring shitfest that no traditional /. user would be caught dead on if Peter Jackson himself came down from geek heaven and offered them them a prop sword from LotR and a handjob in exchange for staying.
Hi crazyj, I think you are totally correct about this. I also found my job through /. and you can see our latest postings online at dice.com. Thanks!
Windows 8 Won't Play DVDs Unless You Pay For the Media Center Pack
Dell will gladly show consumers the DVD w/ playback upgrade option for $59.
Open Compute Developing Wider Rack Standard
If I understood that correctly, it is not only a matter of putting the power suply outside, but also of making your heat dissipators wider, and space things better inside the servers.
external power plus common sense? Okay I'll bite. Please describe the miracle achievement.
University of Pittsburgh Deluged With Internet Bomb Threats
True, if you get supercrafty its going to be hard to track you. But if you are supercrafty 250 times, you are going to leave the unmistakeable trail of your own demise. Its just fine if you want to play with your exgf, but the feds got money, power, and nasty fking claws.
AOL Patent Deal Means Microsoft Now Holds Vestiges of Netscape
if you can't beat them, buy them
Beat them and buy them.
Beat them, buy them, liquidate them. ...
CEO of TuCloud Dares Microsoft To Sue His New Company
Wait, tuCloud? Take a dumbass name like tuCows and add your own noun at the end? First, spend $1,000 on a real name, then beat up tuMicrosoft.
Google Cools Data Center With Bathroom Water
This week's Google Doodoo was submitted by Charles Breckinridge on Lorimer Street. Notice the raspberry seeds!
Psychic Ability Claim Doesn't Hold Up In New Scientific Experiments
I see a flurry of dumb comments being posted on /..
Misleading Robocalls Went To Voters ID'd As Non-Tories
Really, find a victim. No one was injured and voting is pointless anyway. At least that's what I would tell my attorney to say.
VisiCalc's Dan Bricklin On the Tablet Revolution
The Palm was the killer app. They sold the company right around the time they killed it.
20th Anniversary of Michelangelo Virus Scare
And right at the beginning of public awareness of the internet age meant that people were panicking and incredibly misinformed.
I bet we're all glad they got over THAT.
Oh, shit. BRB. There's a pedophile on my hard drive.
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