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Submission + - Back to Karkand Launch has failed

kevin_j_morse writes: After much anticipation the Battlefield 3 DLC, Back to Karkand, launched this morning. Unfortunately, despite a 4 GB patch last week and several hours of offline maintenance through the night. Users can't even access the game because EA's online store, Origin, is down. Almost 12 hours after the initial launch the servers are all still empty. If only video game customers had SLAs with the game providers.

Submission + - Yahoo! Inserting News in IMAPed Emails

kevin_j_morse writes: Yahoo! has started inserting news snippets in the middle of emails downloaded from its mobile device IMAP servers. The news snippets are title Today (Beta) and randomly appear in select emails downloaded from the IMAP server. When viewed on the Yahoo! Mail site the news links are not present and there appears to be no mention of this anywhere in the mail settings. The news does not appear when forwarding the messages which makes it quite hard to analyze. Apparently there aren't enough reasons to switch to Gmail...

Submission + - xkcd redesign? ( 1

kevin_j_morse writes: The main page has been replaced with an AJAX emulation of a terminal window. So far I've found that cd, ls, man, and cat seem to work.

Bell Labs Unix -- Reach out and grep someone.