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Bio: Paul McNamara is an online news editor at Network World. He has written Buzzblog since January, 2006 and the 'Net Buzz column in Network World's print edition since 1999. You may follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/buzzblog
Areas of Interest:
- Twit Cleaner is a popular web app that has been used by hundreds of thousands of Twitter users to clear deadwood from their accounts. Now, however, Twit Cleaner has become one of the latest victims of Twitter's controversial API changes.
38 weeks 5 days ago
- From the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Department: Security experts trying to tell a Pennsylvania hospital that a pile of its sensitive data belonging to staff -- and possibly patients -- was sitting exposed on the Internet were stymied for five days recently by the fact that no one at the medical facility would respond to their repeated warnings.
40 weeks 5 days ago
- A report surfaced recently contending that BlackBerry OS 10 will include a list of 106 prohibited passwords designed to prevent the clueless from choosing the likes of 123456, blackberry, or the ever-popular "password" as their password.
1 year 4 days ago
- Thin-client maker Pano Logic, headed by former Wyse CEO John Kish, has gone out of business ... without so much as a public word to the customers it has left high and dry, or anyone else who might be wondering why.
1 year 6 weeks ago
- Last month I wrote about Verizon's claim that IT-related costs justify its charging customers, including me, $5 a month to keep a telephone number unlisted. Assuming that explanation to be hogwash, I invited readers to offer their own assessments ... and many did.
1 year 10 weeks ago
- Why does Verizon charge $5 a month merely to keep my telephone number unpublished?
1 year 14 weeks ago
- I knew immediately that the email appearing to be from US Airways was actually a phishing attempt because it asked me to confirm a flight I had not booked from a city near which I do not live.
1 year 18 weeks ago
1 year 26 weeks ago
- A key tenet of Apple rumormongering is that Apple history repeats itself repeatedly: If Apple has done X, Y and 42 so much as twice consecutively, pundits posit that Apple will do X, Y and 42 a third time.
1 year 30 weeks ago
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