Tag Archives: Yahoo

The Proper Response is “What Kind of Sandwich, Dear?”

Men have been reliant on the womanly skill of sandwich making for centuries. Ever since the great Earl of Sandwich demanded his (undoubtedly feminine) page to serve him a slab of meat between two pieces of bread, the sandwich has been a staple of manly consumption. So when a woman decides that her sandwich making duties are up, does she ...

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What Your Email Address Says About You

This actually makes a lot of sense if you think about it. Oh, and AOL email users, no offense, are definitly the bottom of the barrel when it comes to technological know-how. Typically, these are people who used and might still use the AOL browser. Which should tell you enough. Me? I use both a custom domain and Gmail, so ...

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Microsoft and Yahoo! Announce Major Search Pact

This is a potential game-changer. In a real stunner, Microsoft and Yahoo! have announced an agreement which will attach Microsoft search engine Bing will now power Yahoo! In return, Microsoft will receive advertising and sales power from Yahoo! in their Bing and Yahoo! search results. The agreement will last at least 10 years. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the agreement ...

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Run, Hacker, Run!

It didn’t take long before the person responsible for hacking into Sarah Palin’s e-mail account was traced. Thanks to the wonders of IP addresses, the one responsible for the intrusion was traced back to an ISP of a Knoxville, Tennessee student housing complex that is now under federal investigation. Acting upon a search warrant early Sunday morning, the FBI showed ...

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What’s The Difference Between A Hacker And A Hacked E-mail Account? Lipstick!

I’m sure you’ve heard about Republican vice president candidate Sarah Palin’s e-mail account getting hacked. Turns out, the hacker knew more about her personal life than both the Republican party and the press. The hacker had guessed that Alaska’s governor had met her husband in high school, and also knew Palin’s date of birth and home Zip code. With those ...

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Yahoo! Redeems Itself

Remember how Yahoo fucked you out of all your music by shutting down its DRM server and not giving you any reimbursements? Well, it has rightfully decided to reimburse its paying customers. Turns out Yahoo feels bad for screwing customers over. Nice of Yahoo! Music to consider the folks who keep its workers from going hungry. Yahoo, in return for ...

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Yahoo Just Fucked You

Yahoo announced that it’s shutting down its DRM servers as of September 30, 2008. Anyone whose turned over hard cash towards Yahoo Music will lose the ability to recover it or transfer it to a new PC. Further proving DRM’s worthlessness, Yahoo even had the nerve to tell its customers to burn CDs and re-rip the tracks they bought, before ...

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Icahn to Yahoo!: Your Ass Is Mine

The Fourth of July has passed and now we’re stuck on a Monday with a big week ahead of us. However, nobody’s week will compare to that of Jerry Yang’s. Jerry is CEO and co-Founder of Yahoo!, a dying Internet company you probably use daily. Today, money-maker and powerhouse Carl Icahn issues a letter to Yahoo! shareholders telling them that ...

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Hacking MySpace Profiles Quicker Than Jesus

Valleywag has posted a great little exploit from a “Canadian computer guy” that allows you to access any private MySpace profile. Using a Yahoo! Mobile widget portal and a little URL trickery, you can easily browse through any private profile, photos included. I stopped using MySpace about two years ago, so I signed up with a throwaway Dodgit.com e-mail address ...

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