VIDEO: Inside The Mozilla Foundation (the folks who bring us Firefox)

Robert “Scobelizer” Scoble recently visited the Mozilla Foundation to interview Mitchell Baker, chief lizard wrangler. Mitchell had some very interesting things to say about the history and development of Firefox

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The Year Without Toilet Paper

To reduce their impact on the environment, two New Yorkers give up what most take for granted. Oddly, the article doesn’t explain what they use in place of toilet paper…..

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“‘Yahoo! Betrayed ‘My Husband’!”

FAIRFAX, Virginia (Wired News) — Early one Sunday morning in 2002, a phone rings in Yu Ling’s Beijing duplex. She’s cleaning upstairs; her son is asleep, while downstairs, her husband, Wang Xiaoning, is on the computer. Wang writes about politics, anonymously e-mailing his online e-journals to a group of Yahoo users. He’s been having problems with his Yahoo service recently. He thinks it’s a technical issue. This is the day he learns he’s wrong…….

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Apple megapatch plugs 45 security holes

Update for Mac OS X includes a number of fixes for zero-day vulnerabilities released as part of two high-profile bug-hunting campaigns.

Perhaps it’s time for a new TV ad campaign*?

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*2.48 MB QuickTime Video

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