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  • Thu, 12:52: RT @edbott: “North Korea to target U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests” - nice work, Eric Schmidt.
  • Thu, 14:07: rapidly approaching peak grumpy
  • Thu, 15:30: RT @edbott: So those Netflix pop-under ads must really work. Damn.
  • Thu, 18:39: goodness; add US tax questions and peak grumpy is significantly MORE GRUMPY
  • Thu, 19:08: paging @cstross to decide for @Pete_Brown if Rule 34 does or does not apply to cheevos http://t.co/6rDa5LgN
  • Thu, 19:17: RT @gcaughey: This is a BIG DEAL! RT @RobTiffany Windows Phone 8 successfully completed Phase 1 (algorithm validation) of FIPS certifica ...
  • Thu, 20:15: watching a URL shortener unpack & IE says 'waiting for T.CO'; how much will this link cost me?
  • Thu, 20:57: RT @edbott: @blowdart Well, if my understanding of the term is correct, the comments section is, technically, pants.
  • Thu, 21:13: So Windows 8 and PCs generally aren't selling? What's this 24% increase in YOY Q3 Windows revenue then? http://t.co/RgX3Hyac
  • Thu, 21:25: RT @sbisson: Hello. Looking at the trends, MSFT's Online Services Division will be in profit in under 6 months.
  • Thu, 21:57: on the final straight but all the way back to peak grumpy, and then some
  • Thu, 21:59: RT @sbisson: Aaargh. REDACTED REDACTED REDACTED!
  • Thu, 22:04: oh thank you Samsung; yet another tiny power connector that's NOT THE SAME as any of the other Samsung power connectors #gottacatchthemall
  • Thu, 22:06: RT @gchiemingo: Alan Smithee to direct all Star Wars movies
  • Thu, 22:23: RT @hubmum: To clarify, I am now not on WH tomoz, my gender alone discounts me, on the discussion about women at tech conf & girls/c ...
  • Thu, 22:45: Microsoft must be *furious* with PC OEMs; throwing them under the bus on earnings call 'not enough' touch Windows 8 devices at launch
  • Thu, 22:49: Microsoft throwing Win8 devs under the bus a bit too; shape up, people, do those immersive, compelling apps NOW
  • Thu, 22:56: "a greater variety of devices at a bigger variety of price points that meet differentiated needs of customers"; Surface family w cheap 7"?
  • Thu, 23:03: lowball! "tell us everything the media got wrong about windows 8" Ms cites OEMs, devs, cheaper devices rather than UI changes =key to growth
  • Thu, 23:04: not only is Microsoft too polite to throw media under that blame bus, this is NOT signalling any blinking on the Windows 8 Start screen/UI
  • Thu, 23:06: intergalactic! Microsoft: "we're fighting piracy across all the dimensions" ;-) #whyyesimfeelingsillynow
  • Thu, 23:45: transcending peak grump and into a stage of pure transcendent ire that's strangely calm
  • Thu, 23:54: Shifting that ubiquitous network idea up the stack: Cisco sells Linksys to Belkin, buys into Parallels for cloud virtualisation
  • Thu, 23:59: wonder how much the Cisco/Parallels tie up is response to hybrid cloud platforms like OpenStack & CloudFoundry as VMware declines to mature
  • Fri, 00:20: ah, the minor, moral, quixotic victories that actually make more work for the winner; they're the best
  • Fri, 00:21: RT @edbott: Dear @Logitech, please don't drop the amazing Harmony Remote line. Do you know how many marriages it has saved? #SaveHarmony
  • Fri, 00:24: wow, if Twitter keeps on cutting off all these aspirant social tools it's going to come across as spiteful as Google & Apple at their worst
  • Fri, 00:26: RT @CITEworld: Evernote developer platform takes it way beyond note-taking. #BYODev @sbisson http://t.co/QInxFZJw
  • Fri, 01:51: RT @0xabad1dea: Never did understand this “death of the PC” business. They are just being used longer before they’re replaced. Same happ ...
  • Fri, 01:59: Fluffy stories? More like pr guff, in papers that should know better #churnalism http://t.co/zXoDQpa5


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