Facebook Phone on Hold for Now

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The closest thing to a “Facebook phone” has been delayed indefinitely in Europe. Officially it’s to allow time to tweak some of the software, but it follows a poor initial response in the United States. Facebook has always insisted it won’t make a handset itself, reasoning that there’s no point putting its efforts into something […]

Cheat Codes Help Bypass Call Center Menus

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A former IT manager has created a website with 12,000 “secret” codes for making your way through automated call center menus. Amazingly it appears to be entirely his own work rather than crowdsourced. The Please Press 1 site was created by Nigel Clarke and reportedly took seven years to compile. Although some firms have provided […]

Facebook Typosquatters Pay Heavy Price

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The owners of domain names such as dacebook, facegbook and faacebok thought they’d make a fortune from fat-fingered Facebook users. In fact they’ll be paying Facebook around $2.8 million. Facebook has become one of the first high-profile winners under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, a 1999 law that offers limited protection to firms against people […]

Pirates Arrrr Elected Again

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The Pirate Party movement has reached new political heights with the election of three members to Iceland’s parliament. It’s the first time multiple Pirate Party members have been part of a national legislature. The first electoral success for one of the numerous national Pirate Parties came in 2009 when the original Swedish group earned 7.1 […]

10 Things On The Internet That We Don’t Understand

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