Whatever You Do, Don’t Make Justin Bieber Mad
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber sent a tweet to his 4.5 million followers that read “everyone call me [number] or text.” However, the phone number actually belonged to Kevin Kristopik, a teenager who had hacked one of Bieber’s friends. Kristopiks’s phone was bombarded with tens of thousands of calls and texts from fans that thought they were reaching Justin Bieber.
North Korea Gets Social
A North Korean media outlet, Uriminzokkiri, has joined Twitter. Using the handle @uriminzok, it appears the account is run by the North Korean government, which would make it the first official North Korean presence on Twitter. Tweets have included praise for the regime’s leader Kim Jong-il and links to past speeches.
People Don’t Want to Pay for News
Three months ago The Times of London put their content behind a pay-wall. According to ComScore, they’ve lost 1.2 million viewers since they made the switch and time spent on the site is down more than 50 percent. However, the Time’s owners say they’re looking for profitability, not volume of readership.
New Dual-Screen Laptop from Toshiba
Toshiba’s new dual-screen laptop, the Libretto W100, is now on sale in the U.S. for $1,100. In addition to the twin 7-inch LCD panels, the laptop has a 2GB hard drive, and a built-in camera. The Libretto can be ordered directly from Toshiba or Amazon.
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