Better Advertising Bureau
Crime and Punishment
Anyone who’s seen a video on the internet plays the same routine — wait for an ad to load, hold your mouse over the “Skip Now” button, and zone out while the 5-second timer runs down. Now, a company called
It can be difficult to know who is or isn’t a real person, Read More
We don’t get the sense that Troy Ridling completely thought out his plan to steal his church’s computer to watch porn.
The setting is flyover country Oklahoma. Church employees discovered a computer (probably an old Packard Bell?) was missing, and they figured out it was an inside job since nothing was damaged and there was no sign of a break in.
It was, however, outfitted with tracking software, and so the church was notified when someone decided to take a look at some porn.
Web TV Wars
Microsoft introduced Windows 8 Consumer Preview in Barcelona today. It’s not the final version of the system so perhaps not for the faint-of-heart when it comes to doing scary new things with your tender home PC. Still, the Consumer Preview trended for most of the morning on Twitter, which can be the modern barometer of whether something is a big deal or not.
Kent Walter, writing about the new operating system in Microsoft’s Windows Experience Blog, calls this a “reimagined” Windows:
Yesterday Boxee announced that version 1.5 of it’s Boxee Box is currently being tested by a select group of users and will roll out to everyone in January. The update also went out to Boxee users who access the service through their PC. But in the same post Andrew Kippen, Boxee’s VP of marketing, also Read More