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john w. thompson

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Have a nose round John Lewis' flagship store on Street View

The entire seven-storey department store has been exhaustively documented in 360-degree panoramic photos and uploaded to Google Street View.

By December 11, 2013

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Sony KDL-W850B series

Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014
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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)

Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.

By July 25, 2014

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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

By July 16, 2014

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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014