Archive for the ‘tech’ Category

Facebook’s 120 million users are being targeted by a virus dubbed “Koobface” that uses the social network’s messaging system to infect PCs, then tries to gather sensitive information such as credit card numbers. It is the latest attack by hackers increasingly looking to prey on users of social networking sites. “A few other viruses have […]


About three weeks ago, Facebook and Twitter ended several weeks of serious talks, in which Facebook was offering to acquire Twitter for $500 million of its stock, which also included a cash component. While rumors of Facebook’s interest were brought up in an interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Web 2.0 Summit a […]


Alison Haislip is back and is bringing you the top 5 tech stories of the week including the death of the Mars Rover and an update on the Craigslist inner-tube heist.  Subscribe to me will you?


Gmail’s already free, has a great archiving system, allows gigs of storage, and has built-in IM chat, direct SMS to cell phones, and voice communication. What more can a cheap techie bastard want? This new video chat plug-in should complete their world domination. More reliable than flash-based videophone software (Skype), the simple-to-use extra runs on […]


Barack is Mac

12Nov08

Apparently, America’s president-elect is a Mac user, and a fan of sticking stickers on one’s laptop. I dig the pac-man eating the Apple logo. Commenters: let the Apple/Obama fanboy flamewars fly! Incidentally, if I’m looking at these photos right, it looks like he uses a Crackberry, not an iPhone. And Biden is also evidently a […]


Something called “Twitterank” has been #1 on Twitter’s trending topics for much of the afternoon, and a flurry of tweets have been coming across along the lines of “my twitterank is 30.35!” with a link to an individual page for each user on a crudely designed website. While the site doesn’t give any real details […]


Aots stickam chat with Comic book super cool nerd, blair butler. Talks to people about games/commics.