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The Almighty Buck

Submission + - eBay to Ban Negative Feedback.->

XorNand writes: The BBC is reporting that eBay has said it plans to overhaul its feedback system and will ban sellers from leaving negative comments about buyers. The auction site said problems were occurring, and slowing down trade, when buyers left negative comments about sellers who then retaliated with their own views.
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Television

Submission + - TV's 'Mr. Wizard' Don Herbert dies at 89->

XorNand writes: "According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Don Herbert, who as television's "Mr. Wizard" introduced generations of young viewers to the joys of science, died Tuesday. He was 89. Herbert, who had bone cancer, died at his suburban Bell Canyon home, said his son-in-law, Tom Nikosey."
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The Internet

Submission + - Who Killed the Webmaster?

XorNand writes: With the rise of the Webmaster coinciding with the explosive growth of the web, everyone predicated the birth of a new, well paying, and in-demand profession. Yet in 2007, this person has somehow vanished; even the term is scarcely mentioned. What happened? A decade later I'm left wondering "Who killed the Webmaster?"
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Submission + - Dear PHP, I Think It's Time We Broke Up.

XorNand writes: "We've been together for about five years now. I've had a lot of good times and I've really enjoyed being with you. However, the more we work together, the more concerned I get about our future. I'm sorry, but you don't have the elegance that inspires me to want marry you. I think it's time we broke up."

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