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Ubuntu sets crowdfund pledge record for Edge smartphone
Dear BBC; try and get someone who understands crowdfunding to write about it? 'Canonical would have to return all the money if it does not reach the target.' — no it wouldn't, as it doesn't *get* the cash unless it reaches the goal.
BBC  crowdfunding  living-in-the-future  technology  fail  news  smartphones  phones 
august 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC launches mobile downloads for iPlayer - Telegraph
will allow
viewers to download programmes onto a smartphone or tablet, free of charge.
interesting  technology  BBC  TV  internet 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - The evolution of those annoying online security tests
Am I the only one that doesn't find captchas to be particularly annoying? Sure, they take a moment to fill out, but they stop things being swamped in spam.
internet  technology  news  BBC 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Top Gear's electric car shows pour petrol over the BBC's standards | George Monbiot | Environment | guardian.co.uk
"...Top Gear's line on electric cars. Casting aside any pretence of impartiality or rigour, it has set out to show that electric cars are useless. If the facts don't fit, it bends them until they do.It's currently being sued by electric car maker Tesla. Now it's been caught red-handed faking another trial, in this case of the Nissan LEAF."
journalism  bbc  transport  technology  fairness 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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