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Who is the Technorati Monster?

September 19, 2007

Who is the Technorati Monster and why is she escaping to the blogosphere, forcing the Technorati guys to go find it all the time? Are you folks getting this as much as I do lately? 🙂 Edit: site is back to work but an upper message strip says: We are experiencing and internal network problem […]

New virus attacks Skype for Windows users

September 11, 2007

What do you know, Skype are on my news once again, and once again not for very good ones. After the recent service outage last month, Skype now have new computer virus called “w32/Ramex.A” affecting their Windows users. Hey, I am using Skype for Windows myself…! According to an official announcement now published on the […]

Twitter is being upgraded

September 6, 2007

This message just appeared on Twitter homepage, redirecting to this page. might explain / have something to do with the recent problems with their updating system during last 48 hours. Edit1 21:36 (GMT +2): Twitter is still down. David Armano seem to have the same feelings about the twitter lifestream missing from his life. We […]

Skype: Microsoft patch triggered outage

August 22, 2007

Last Tuesday, August 14, the great Redmond giant released another one of its patch batches claiming to fix (at least) 14 operating system security holes in computers powered by different versions of Windows and MS Office. The updates were pushed to millions of MS users all over the world using the Microsoft’s “Automatic Updates” system. […]

Skype protocol has been cracked

August 18, 2007

The proprietary protocol used by Skype for its voip services has been cracked by Chinese programmers, voip startup Vozin Communications co-founder Charlie Paglee reports on voipwiki.com. Paglee says on July 12, 2006 – more than a year ago(!) – he received a Skype call from a friend at a company in China telling him he […]

Dreamy hidden bay surrounded by cliffs

August 18, 2007

My Skype seems to be green again and the number of other green contacts makes sense. Could it be that the problem was solved for now? I haven’t checked and of its communication features yet. Really don’t feel like doing so. People felt as if they were kidnapped here… for example, not being able to […]

Skype outage: supernode shortage?

August 18, 2007

If I am not mistaken we are getting close to the 48 hours line of the world major voip service provider failing to provide its service. Remember we are not only talking about (millions of…) ‘free’ users who pay nothing and enjoy the ride. Many Skype users I know have good American money invested in […]

Skype is a problem

August 17, 2007

Someone I know has already convinced me long time ago that being Skype such a dominant player in the global Internet VOIP arena is a major problem that needs to be taken care of by the open source community. Today, when Skype managed to have some kind of significant malfunction making it completely unusable for […]