Egypt has only 40 pct Internet after cables break... →
CAIRO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Egypt had less than half its Internet capacity available on Thursday because of breaks in two undersea cables that have also affected the Gulf region and south Asia. The connections were disrupted off Egypt’s northern coast on Wednesday, slowing or stopping Internet access for users across parts of Asia, and forcing service providers to reroute traffic.
Techdirt | Judge Says RIAA Should Be Fined For... →
the RIAA started filing mass lawsuits, suing multiple “John Does” and then using those lawsuits to get subpoenas to the ISPs. Soon afterwards, a judge noticed that this seemed odd, and told the RIAA it needed to start filing individual lawsuits rather than bundling them all together.
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Stranded at the airport? Don’t forget Rule 240 |... →
Study of starling formations points way for... →
Scientists have uncovered a simple rule that explains how thousands of starlings flock in formation and hope to use the discovery in the future to coordinate swarms of robots.
TonyHomo.com: Drew Bledsoe's Blog →
Fact: Homo thinks Gatorade is made out of acid, and tries his hardest to make sure his coaches are never showered in it. This stems from the time I offered him a hydrochloric x-treme mango after a practice.
Techdirt: U2 Manager Says Google And Its Hippie... →
U2’s manager for 30-years, Paul McGuinness, gave a talk at the Midem conference where he blamed Silicon Valley’s “hippie values” for creating the problem, and demanding that tech companies of all stripes start paying the recording industry.
Germs and You - CollegeHumor video
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Man arrested in eBay sale of historic documents |... →
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state employee who had access to government-owned archives has been arrested on suspicion of stealing hundreds of historic documents, many of which he sold on eBay, authorities said on Monday. Among the missing documents were an 1823 letter by U.S. Vice President John C. Calhoun and copies of the Davy Crockett Almanacs, pamphlets written by the frontiersman...