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Telegrams. Stop.

By Feb. 2, 2006


What's up, WhatsApp? Facebook's $19B baby hit by outage

It's happened before, apparently, but the timing of this outage is notable, following as it does on Facebook's staggering-sum purchase of the messaging app.

By Feb. 22, 2014


The 404 1,295: Where we telegraph it in (podcast)

The Internet claims another victim today as Google closes Reader, Yahoo will stop supporting Alta Vista sites, and India will no longer allow the delivery of telegraphs. This and more on today's 404 episode!

By Jul. 1, 2013


Cowboys star watches son's birth on iPhone

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr can't get to the hospital in time to see his son's birth. He does have an iPhone, however. And, well, someone had one in the delivery room. So FaceTime revealed birth time.

By Aug. 10, 2013


Assault charge filed after texting spat in theater

A man who was texting in a Texas movie theater claims a woman behind him who complained hit him and grabbed him so hard he got whiplash. The woman says she just touched him with a finger.

By Aug. 1, 2011


Four fired for playing fantasy NFL at work

Fidelity Investments reportedly fires four employees after discovering IMs related to fantasy football. Fantasy football falls foul of company's gambling policy.

By Dec. 16, 2009


A beginner's guide to Instagram

You heard all the hype last week. Now find out just what the heck Instagram is and why you might want to give it a try.

By Apr. 16, 2012


Madama Butterfly to flutter in 3D

RealD and London's Royal Opera House will produce and film a production of "Madama Butterfly" for a 2012 release in RealD 3D-equipped theaters around the world.

By Apr. 14, 2011


History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes. A business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal."

By May. 4, 2012