Should using a computer require a geek license?

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] A criminologist in Australia thinks maybe so.  According to Russel Smith of the Australian Institute of Criminology, the simultaneous rise of cyber-crime and suckers born per minute has led to a crisis that requires government intervention.  Quoting Mr. Smith: There’s been some discussion in Europe about the use […]

Sears: Life. Well Cooked.

TMZ reported yesterday about a grill featured on Sears’ website under “Human Cooking  > Grills to Cook Babies and More > Body Part Roaster”, and they produced the following image as proof: According to reddit user gfixler, who claims responsibility for the prank, he’s been able to make these sorts of modifications to the breadcrumb […]

FCC boss tackling broadband shortfall and mobile competition

The new head of the Federal Communications Commission says broadband provision will be the agency’s top priority under his leadership. He also confirmed the commission will examine exclusivity agreements with cellphone handsets. Julius Genachowski (pictured), who had not previously served as a commissioner, took office as chairman on 29 June. He’s now given his first […]