Friday, February 24, 2017

Google ruined a donkey’s dirt bath, conspirassy dedonked! [news]

If you're not aware, Google has made the news again, but not in the usual way - this time, people have called them out for hitting/killing a donkey in Botswana with one of their Google Street View cars.  While finding oddities with Google's mapping...

Apple stores really should have drive-thrus [news]

On January 13th, an elderly person drove their Lincoln Town Car right into the Lincoln Park, Chicago Apple store.  No "geniuses" were hurt in the making of this awesome news story. "The dark-colored sedan drove through the glass walls and made it about four or...

Facebook update: “JUST GOT PULLED OVER LOLZ”

As reported by Fox news via Der Spiegel, a driver in Germany was pulled over for speeding and the police discovered the guy may have a bad habit of being distracted while driving. The guy had a laptop PC, printer, a couple cell phones, a...

Tech Win: Vandals break into congressman’s office; install Linux

The Register reports that vandals broke into New York congressman Michael Grimm's campaign office and installed Linux on the server and workstations.  When asked for a comment, Grimm stated "This is an attack against a federal campaign office, which is an attack on our...

iSue 2: Apple’s lawyers gunning for Polish grocery chain

Apple, who seems to be suing everyone they can, has focused on a grocery store in Poland, claiming copyright and/or trademark infringement.  I kind of understand why, kinda - the supermarket chain owns the A.pl domain ("A.pl Internet SA" - get it?  A.pl?), while...

One part awesome, one part “Oh crap”: DARPA funded power-strip can hack your network

Well, keep on the lookout for this gizmo...called the "PowerPwn" - fitting, right? From ZDNet: The Power Pwn may look like an ordinary power strip, maybe with an included surge protector, but it's far from it. Network administrators and IT staff in general need to be...
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