John Murrell

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Now You Can Tweet Right to Left

With the help of some clever engineering and six weeks of work by 13,000 volunteer translators, Twitter now supports Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu and allows right-to-left and left-to-right languages to exist happily in the same tweet. This makes 28 languages in which Twitter is available.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus