43 posts and columns on attack
There might have been tweets right from the Pakistani city of Abbottabad at the time of the attack, but this ABC News video from inside the house where the U.S. raid on al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden took place depicts it in ways 140 characters simply cannot.
WordPress.com, which hosts this site, was targeted by a distributed denial of service attack today. Users reported extreme slowness this morning, and Automattic switched hosted blogs into read-only mode while combatting the attack, according to a post on its support forum.
While he won’t officially take over as CEO of Google until April, the recent full-frontal slapfest on Microsoft’s Bing search engine for shoplifting results from the search giant was so Larry Page in tone and temperament that it brought back memories from many years ago when I covered Google more closely. I would wager that we’re about to see a lot more of this pugnacious, in-your-face tone from Google under Page’s leadership, which could have far-reaching implications for the company.