Wikipedia Is Broken In Dictionary.app

28 May 2010

I’m not sure if this is due to Wikipedia’s new skin (with the “usability” enhancements), some other MediaWiki update, or if the problem is on Apple’s end (Update: It is a problem with Wikipedia’s new skin), but this is another good example of why Apple doesn’t want to rely on third-party vendors for anything. The […]

Warner Bros. Sued for Pirating Anti-Piracy Technology

27 May 2010

From the Do-As-I-Say Department: Warner Bros. has been sued by a German technology firm which claims the movie and television production company pirated its anti-piracy technology. I can only assume that anyone at Warner Bros HQ will be no longer allowed to connect to the internet for any purpose, right? That’s what they want to […]

Dr. Andrew Wakefield Struck from Medical Register in The UK

24 May 2010

The man who first “showed” a link between MMR vaccinations and autism in the 90s is finally being dealt with. Good news for children everywhere: The General Medical Council found Dr Andrew Wakefield guilty of serious professional misconduct over the way he carried out his controversial research. If you don’t know the backstory, The Facts […]

For The Uninitiated: Web Video Fracas 2010

20 May 2010

Adobe wants people to use Flash to play videos, primarily because they own the technology behind it (which makes them lots of money), and have enjoyed the majority of video on the web being played via Flash for quite some time. Adobe, by virtue of owning Flash, is the only real player in the Flash […]

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