Archives: April 2013

Now playing: Must-see TV from ... Microsoft?

April 29, 2013
Microsoft's latest commercial for Windows Phone 8 takes aim at Apple and Android fanboys -- and hits a bull's-eye
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Hacked off: When the prison time doesn't fit the cyber crime

April 26, 2013
LulzSec, Windows 8, Margaret Thatcher, and Gollum also vie for attention in the latest love letters to Cringely -- so dig in
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Breaking bad: The problem with news on Twitter

April 24, 2013
Yesterday's hack of the Associated Press Twitter account is a symptom of a much larger problem: our addiction to speed
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Welcome to the great Internet blackout of 2013 -- now resume your browsing

April 22, 2013
What if you called for an Internet blackout and no one turned off? Anonymous found out in today's protest against CISPA
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The CISPA circus: Send in the clowns

April 19, 2013
Watching a clueless Congress attempting to pass a cyber security bill would be entertaining if the stakes weren't so high
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Windows arise! 4 hopes for Microsoft's survival

April 17, 2013
To help Redmond find an answer to the Windows 8 problem, Cringely cites four Microsoft products worth resurrecting
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Nerd bling alert: Ready or not, the Windows watch is coming

April 15, 2013
Rumor has it Microsoft plans to head off Apple's iWatch effort. Let's hope Redmond doesn't repeat -- no, really -- its mistakes
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Things to do on Google when you're dead

April 12, 2013
Worried about what'll happen to your Google data after you're gone? Google's Inactive Account Manager lets you bequeath your unworldly goods before the final curtain falls
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What could be worse than the IRS's grubby hands? Its spying eyes

April 11, 2013
The tax cops may or may not be reading your emails without a warrant, but the bloggers have already issued their verdict
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Think cyber crime laws are bad now? Wait till you see the latest proposals

April 08, 2013
Congress is revising the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act -- in the worst way possible. It's time to fix the CFAA, the right way
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