Aaron Spain tried to get Comcast to improve his service for a month with no luck. So when he tried to cancel his service he was put on hold for over three hours. Then Comcast closed for the day and cut him off.
There was a time when AOL was on track to becoming the biggest media empire in the world (in 2000 AOL bought Time Warner for $182 billion). There was a time when Yahoo was synonymous with the World Wide Web (in 1999 its market cap was $125 billion). Today Verizon managed to get fifty cents… READ THE REST
I think this happened in South Africa. The video shows the interior of a vehicle with two men. Suddenly there are loud popping noises and the side windows are getting hit with bullets. The windows look like they are made from bulletproof glass, which is a good thing because otherwise, these guys would be dead.… READ THE REST
A crush at the Lag BaOmer religious festival at Mt. Meron in Israel left at least 45 dead and 150 more injured Friday morning, caused by participants crowding onto a slippery staircase in a packed corridor. NPR: Witnesses said people were asphyxiated or trampled in the tightly packed corridor. The stampede occurred in the men's… READ THE REST
In your eternal search to cool up your home — both figuratively and literally — a bladeless fan might be a great investment as the summer months start rolling into view. For efficiency, new power-saving bladeless fans help cool a space without being forced to pay the cost of using the air conditioner to chill out… READ THE REST
Microsoft has Windows. Apple has Mac OS. Between them, they're the operating systems running 92 percent of the computers in the world. And they were created, developed, owned, and sold as proprietary software by those two companies for use on their particular machines. Linux? Linux is the very definition of a free agent. A versatile,… READ THE REST
Not too many years ago, just about every home had a basic printer for handling a variety of household projects from protecting major documents to printing reports or information from the web. More upscale households even had laser printers or photo quality printers for creating high-end images that were virtually indistinguishable from photographs. That's not… READ THE REST