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Microsoft's Botox fantasy: Time to burn the boats

Microsoft is stuck in the past. It desperately needs to seek out a new future.

By Feb. 11, 2008


How older men can get a job at Google, Facebook: Brotox

There is now a significant trend for men to get Botox treatment in order to look younger in job interviews. How might this affect Silicon Valley hiring?

By Jun. 3, 2012


The 404 819: Where everybody knows your name (podcast)

We had a quick olfactory disaster this morning, but we cleared the air and can get on with our regularly scheduled programming. There's more Google news following yesterday's I/O developers conference, and this time the search giant introduces Chromebooks and several new apps to its Chrome Web store.

By May. 12, 2011


Here's how desperately cities want Apple stores

According to a report, Apple gets hugely preferential leases just to open its stores in certain cities and locations. Why is anyone surprised?

By May. 19, 2012


Twit Relief gathering pace as celebs promise 'superfollows' for charity

Fancy breakfast with Christian O'Connell? A botox outing with Ruby Wax? Bagging Alexa Chung's, er, bag? You'll be wanting to place a bid for Twit Relief then.

By Mar. 16, 2011


Friday Poll: Is the new Facebook look hot or not?

Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled the all new Facebook look at the f8 developer conference. Features like Timeline and Ticker have divided Facebook users between lovers and haters. Tell us where you stand. Are you loving the new Facebook or is MySpace suddenly looking good again?

By Sep. 23, 2011


Redesigned BBC iPlayer for TV launches on PS3

The BBC's iPlayer catchup service has a new look for big-screen TVs. The revamped iPlayer for TV comes to Sony's PS3 console first.

By Aug. 8, 2011


The 404 829: Where money is the root of all evil (podcast)

Say what you want about Vin Diesel's choice of movie roles, but we have to give him credit for his performance in "Boiler Room." Jeff's friend found a peculiar flyer referencing the movie at a job fair at Rutgers University, so we chat about that, then move onto Opera Software getting e-mails from Oprah fans who can't spell her name right.

By May. 26, 2011


Want an online date? Tell her she has nice lips

A survey by the dating site Badoo.com suggests that the "Holy Grail of flirting" lies in complimenting a girl's lips. Really.

By Dec. 14, 2010


Microsoft looks for Xbox love from the ladies

Microsoft is marketing the Xbox to women with the goal of increasing market share and brand awareness. No sign of games women are interested in.

By Feb. 1, 2009