13th March 2011 Archive
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Updated Casualties rise
Yet another reactor in Japan's Fukushima nuclear-power complexes has lost its cooling, bringing the total number of problematic reactors in northeastern Japan after Friday afternoon's megaquake to six. This information was provided in a one-line advisory by Japan's Kyodo News, which is closely montoring developments at …
Science 13 Mar 01:16
Warner Brothers is first to offer Facebook a film to show, others to follow
Now that Warner Brothers has made a number of its films available on Facebook, it is just a matter of time before every other film-maker on the planet jumps on the same bandwagon, and Facebook becomes a credible video alternative, certainly to YouTube, definitely to Amazon, but even more scarily, to Netflix. Facebook remains …
Music and Media 13 Mar 08:00
'Behave yourself' or 'sod off'?
Opiate-of-the-masses Twitter has sparked an uproar by announcing new expectations and rules for third-party application developers. If you're on Twitter's side, the move is an attempt to bring some semblance of order to a market that’s become a sprawling mess. The mailing list message, attributed to Ryan Sarver in the Twitter …
Applications 13 Mar 21:19
CEO cites personal reasons, others seek new opps
American “4G*” wireless carrier Clearwire has been hit with a customer class action over speeds that don’t meet its marketing, and over the weekend, found three new empty offices in the “C-suite” with the departure of its CEO Bill Morrow. Chief commercial officer Mike Sievert, and CIO Kevin Hart, also announced their …
Networks 13 Mar 21:20