I cannot believe anyone took this email seriously: “I am a devout Muslim, and was once against violence, but I have teamed up with a local jihadist cell as it is the only way I’ll be able to accomplish my massacre the correct way.”
I. "Hey Anna, do you like pizza?" I was just sitting down to dinner one evening this past November when I looked through some new Twitter notifications on my phone. My night, I realized regretfully, was about to get very, very stupid.
How carefully do you think about the things you post on Facebook? Depending on the outcome of today's Supreme Court hearing, that answer could soon be way more carefully than you ever have before.
So a dumbass walks into a gun shop and asks the shop owner if his illegal gun is illegal. Shop owner says yes, and calls the ATF. And that's how the ATF ended up trolling Urbandictionary.
Microsoft backpedals on its previous tough talk to potential Kinect hacker, modders and driver creators. [NPR via Adafruit via Boing Boing]
The brewing geek war between magnet magnates seems to be coming to a head. Buckyballs owner Jake Bronstein, who recently threatened Zen Magnets with an "army of lawyers" over their competing product, seems to have a new strategy: Hiding.
Here's a Genius Bar horror story for you: Justin Barry, an apparently disgruntled seventeen year old, walked into a Staten Island Apple Store and typed this message on one of the display machines. He's now facing seven years in prison.
You could see some litigious intent in Tim Cook's recent statements regarding competition, but they weren't direct threats to Palm, or about the Pre. That didn't stop Palm from taking them that way.
We're not trying to say that the Today Show/traditional media is fearmongering with this "cellphones are stalking the crap out of this family" story, but we had to change our underwear twice while watching this minute and a half clip.