Anandtech distributes malware, Google says

, posted: 28-Mar-2010 10:04

Firing up Firefox this morning and loading a bookmarked page on the reputable tech site brought up a surprise warning: Clicking on the Why was this page blocked? button provided the following explanation. What is the current lis (read the entire post)...

Asshat SEO – AdCard Ltd

, posted: 21-Mar-2010 13:54

I appreciate comments on my blog and it annoys me that I can't make it as easy as possible for everyone to have their say in an easy fashion, without CAPTCHA and registration/confirmation. The reason for that is of course the comment spammers that i (read the entire post)...

Giant copyright troll alert: Viacom uploaded videos to YouTube for years

, posted: 19-Mar-2010 16:28

Mr Editor Bossman at Computerworld NZ, The Roboneill, sent a link to the official YouTube blog with a rather interesting entry by Zahavah Levine, the video hoster's chief legal counsel. Have a read of it all, but the bit quoted below sticks out: For (read the entire post)...

Pacific Fibre cable a bold initiative that the government should support

, posted: 11-Mar-2010 16:31

Will the NZ$900 million Pacific Fibre cable mooted by messieurs Drury, Morgan, Tindall, Rushworth, Humphrey and Wiggs succeed? Certainly, the list of founders is impressive with everyone on it not only having an understanding of why Big Fat Pipes w (read the entire post)...

Trade Me, the behemoth on NZ's Internet

, posted: 2-Feb-2010 12:07

How busy is Trade Me these days? According to Trade Me developer Jay, very busy:

Yesterday being Monday February 1, 2010, Trade Me served up almost 2.4 million pages an hour, or just under 40,000 a minute.

Wonder how (read the entire post)... DNS hijacked?

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Microsoft being a Onecare

, posted: 13-Nov-2009 16:25

All right, I know it's good to that Microsoft provides a free malware scanning utility and that I'm being a bit of a duck to have a go at them, but nevertheless, the Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner is a bad idea that should be taken down fast. Fo (read the entire post)...

Brothers in spam – the Atkinsons

, posted: 3-Nov-2009 22:23

The conviction of Shane Atkinson in the High Court in Christchurch for spamming was a long time in coming. In 2003, when I wrote about Atkinson as a huge "make big penis fast" spammer, the reaction from the public fed up with huge amounts of offens (read the entire post)...

Why would anyone buy the Wolfram Alpha iPhone app?

, posted: 19-Oct-2009 12:01

From the curious marketing strategy department: @duncn in Nelson pointed out via Twitter that the new Wolfram Alpha iPhone app is rather optimistically priced:"the Wolfram Alpha iPhone app looks cool, might pass since its sixty-five fricken dollars!! (read the entire post)...

Time to blog some more on Geekzone

, posted: 8-Oct-2009 14:56

Now that Mauricio and Red Jungle have made it easier, with the Metaweblog API. This is good stuff, which means you can blog offline. I'm using the Technical Preview of Word 2010 to write this post, for instance. This is a test post really, to see how (read the entire post)...


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