Facebook Phone on Hold for Now


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


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


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


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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