In retaliation against Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocking some video-sharing and torrent websites like The Pirate Bay under Indian court orders, Anonymous, the "hacktivist" organization, today took down the websites of the ruling Congress Party and the Supreme Court of India. Anonymous, which in the past has been credited with taking down the websites of the MPAA, RIAA, the FBI, the US Department of Justice and child pornographers, took down these sites in what is understood to be DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks.
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Poor Scott Thompson. Just when his plan of revamping Yahoo was gaining steam, the falsified resume (or "Resume-Gate" as it shall forever be known) cut short his stint as CEO. In spite of the "lie" being of an inconsequential nature -- Thompson's resume claimed he had a degree in Computer Science when he didn't - Thompson will now have to add "ex-CEO, Yahoo" on his resume.
The immediate response is always the same.
So, you have a small amount of money to spare and have decided to buy that neat Chinese Android tablet that you saw the other day? Let me tell you exactly why that's a pretty bad decision.
This might have been an upset of major proportions for the music industry but at the end of the day, it just underscored the power of Facebook.
ATI has jump-started the graphics war this year with the launch of the Radeon 5000 series. First, we saw the HD 5870 emerge as the most powerful single GPU card in the world last month. Now, we have with us the Radeon HD 5770, a part of the ATI's "Juniper" line-up.