b0s0z0ku writes "As of early Tuesday morning in Japan, there are reports of an explosion at a third reactor at the Fukushima power station. Unlike the previous two explosions, this blast may have damaged the containment of the reactor itself."Link to Original Source
b0s0z0ku writes "For the past month or more, searching for any phrase on the Google Groups website has yielded only the first page of results with no convenient way to navigate to subsequent pages. The page bar on the bottom of the screen has gone missing. Despite this bug being reported to Google by multiple people, Google has not seen fit to fix it in a timely manner. This humble poster wonders if Google Groups is being maintained at all, and by whom?"Link to Original Source
b0s0z0ku writes "As of 16:30EST today, the Bank of America website is down, and has been down for most of the day. Nasdaq.com is reporting completely different data from Scottrade and my iPhone, and the data on Nasdaq.com appears to be bogus (markets do not fluctuate repeatedly and immediately like that).
Both screenshots were taken 10 minutes ago. Could this be a sign of a cyberattack against US financial institutions?"
b0s0z0ku writes "Citing concerns about availability for the holidays, Apple is now limiting iPhone purchases to two per person (at least at Apple stores) and only accepting credit card payments in order to create a record of who bought the phones. Could this possibly be their attempt to control the market for unlocked iPhones now that the 1.1.1 firmware has been cracked? Naaw, never."
b0s0z0ku writes " Crazy story from Wired about IM's and who people really are. Two people start an online relationship. She thinks that he's a 20 year old Marine. He thinks that she's a 17 yo girl from West Virginia. His co-worker is also dating her online, BTW, and it all comes to a bad end. Will we be seeing a bad movie about all this in a year?"
b0s0z0ku writes "According to this Computerworld story, Outlook Express is due to be end-of-lifed and replaced with Windows Live Mail in XP or Windows Mail in Vista. Am I the only one who's used Windows Live Mail and thought that the interface was awfully cluttered? Does it do newsgroups? And will this be pushed on users like IE 7, so people will see their mail client change overnight?"