Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Lock your doors, bolt your windows ’cause 911 is down

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Folks in some of the most rural parts of New England have been left to fend for themselves at this hour — thanks to the very individuals promising to deliever a better life. Interesting strategy. [Read More]

Facebook introduces ‘friendships’

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Facebook has introduced a new feature to help highlight various relationships users share on the social network. [Read More]

College student tweets ‘I’ve lived long enough’ before being killed

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A 20-year-old University of Notre Dame junior tweeted his fears of dying minutes before suffering fatal injuries Wednesday when the camera tower he was in collapsed, numerous media outlets are reporting. [Read More]

Finally proof time travel is possible — sorta

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The Web is alive in talk about a man captured talking on what appears to be a cell phone during the filming of Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 silent movie, “The Circus.” [Read More]

Sony ejects its Walkman

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The Sony Walkman ushered in a new generation of technology — and with it a definition of what it means to be cool. And now, after 31 years, Sony is ejecting the world-changing gadget. [Read More]
Categories: Apple, development, historic

Journalists’ use of social media roasted

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The Dallas FOX-affiliate roasted journalists’ use of social media. It is worth watching: [Read More]

WSJ: Your Facebook data is not safe

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The most popular applications on Facebook have been transmitting identifying information to advertising and tracking companies, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tens of millions of users are affected — even those who have the strictest privacy settings, the newspaper reports. [Read More]

Two important lessons realized

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One ought to never forget the potential power of Google or Twitter. [Read More]

Verizon to get the Apple iPad Oct. 28

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Verizon will begin selling the Apple iPad on Oct. 28 at more than 2,000 Verizon Wireless stores across the United States. [Read More]
Categories: Apple, historic, tools

Duck! Asteroid 2010 TD54 approaches

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A small asteroid is expected to fly extremely close to Earth early Tuesday morning. [Read More]