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  • Microsoft hints at future battery pack for Surface Pro

    In a question-and-answer session on Reddit Wednesday, Microsoft's Surface Pro team ignored most questions about the tablet's battery life, but hinted that the company might sell an add-on battery pack in the future.

    Written by Gregg Keizer07 Feb. 13 16:08
  • Reddit 'gaymer' group fights back against trademark

    A group of Reddit users are arguing in a petition filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the use of the term "gaymer" to identify their community on the site should remain in the public domain.

    Written by Zach Miners23 Jan. 13 20:43
  • 'Bob' outsources tech job to China; watches cat videos at work

    Showing what can happen when companies don't periodically review network logs, a software developer working for a large U.S. critical infrastructure company hired a Chinese firm to do his job so he could spend time surfing Reddit and watching cat videos.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan17 Jan. 13 15:22
  • The year in tech: It's all about the cloud and SDNs

    2012 has been a year of re-invention among the tech industry’s biggest players, with Microsoft overhauling many of its key product lines, most notably Windows, while also boldly entering the hardware market with Surface tablets. HP slashed its workforce as CEO Meg Whitman reshaped an industry icon that has gone through many shifts in recent years. The transformation to the cloud continued practically unabated (save for those pesky outages!) and suddenly every company seemed to be a software defined something or other, or was snapping up an SDN company.

    Written by Network World staff26 Dec. 12 17:16
  • US lawmaker asks Reddit for ideas on website seizures

    A U.S. lawmaker has asked users of Reddit for their ideas about legislation to address the controversial recent practice by two U.S. agencies of seizing websites for alleged copyright infringement.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Nov. 12 21:28
  • Internet activist charged with hacking into MIT network

    The cofounder of online news site Reddit has been charged with computer intrusion, fraud and data theft for allegedly stealing 4.8 million documents from a Massachusetts Institute of Technology network, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

    Written by Grant Gross20 July 11 06:43
  • Web app developers showered with advice

    Hopeful entrepreneurs and developers attending the Future of Web Apps conference in Miami Beach received a heavy dose of real-world advice from successful peers, including some tips that at first pass seem counterintuitive.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez25 Feb. 10 08:02