Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Andrea Estes Globe Staff April 14, 2018 Dean Walker’s license has been suspended 39 times for everything from driving to endanger to refusing a breathalyzer test. He’s been caught speeding 16 times and convicted of drunken driving twice. To … [Read more...] about A rail safety system gone badly off track
Sure, we all love technology – and if you’re reading this site, there’s a good chance your daily routine involves more gadgets, software, and digital accessories than the average person. And while that’s all well and good, that also means you’ll be one of the first people to know when the robot revolution begins.From coffee machines with a taste … [Read more...] about Technology gone bad: 15 horror movies to make you afraid of your toaster
Electronic Arts Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore was forced to apologize to Nintendo and gamers on Tuesday following an April Fools' Day prank gone wrong.The official Twitter account for the Frostbite game engine, the EA-owned technology that runs Battlefield 4 and is designed for use with PlayStation and Xbox consoles, posted a tweet on Tuesday, saying that the game engine … [Read more...] about EA apologizes for April Fools’ prank gone bad
Taunting tweets, provocative pics, iPad-spam chats -- stupid slip-ups lead to high-profile hacker arrestsIf the Internet is the new Wild West, then hackers are the wanted outlaws of our time. And like the gun-slinging bad boys before them, all it takes is one wrong move to land them in jail.Whether they are out to steal money or merely wreak havoc, the consequences of an … [Read more...] about Stupid hacker tricks: Exploits gone bad
I appreciate a good security policy as much as the next guy. Good procedures help employees understand that no, it's not OK to spend all morning surfing porn sites, and yes, it really matters if they leave our strategic plans spread out in a conference room for all the cleaning staff to see. But sometimes, good judgment just has to trump the policy book. The rules, after all, … [Read more...] about A Joke Gone Bad
With apologies to author Judith Viorst, Microsoft has Alexander beat hands down. The tech giant came under the gun from all directions this week, with fallout from its Surface RT fiasco resulting in a lawsuit on behalf of disgruntled shareholders; a Black Tuesday that botched six -- count 'em, six -- Windows updates; outages for SkyDrive and still ongoing issues with … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s ‘terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad’ week
We spend more than a third of our lives in the office so it's not surprising that office romances are common. I know quite a few people, in fact, who met their future spouses at the office. Those are the happy endings. But for every one of those, there are probably 20 that ended not so happily. In fact, in particularly bad instances, soured office romances can end up on the … [Read more...] about Love (gone bad) in the office
In the hottest discussion of this past week, Head Blogs Editor Toni Bowers shared information about a pending lawsuit over someone being fired because of their Facebook comments. Find out what other discussions and TechRepublic members were the most active on the boards.Top 5 discussion threads:Another firing over Facebook comments: Lawsuit pending (Toni Bowers)Linux vs. … [Read more...] about TR Community scoreboard for Nov. 26, 2010 – Facebook firing gone bad?
You've worked so hard to build up your business. Word has spread and you're getting more and more gigs. Your client list has grown enough that you're finally living the dream. And then tragedy strikes. A client relationship turns sour. For whatever reason, the client has decided your work isn't up to standard or a personality rubbed someone the wrong way.Regardless of the … [Read more...] about 10 ways to salvage bad client relationships
Birth on the Planet Earth Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock November 23rd, 1992 (she was born during the month which inspired the song November Rain by Guns ’n’ Roses) Region of her LegionNashville, Tennessee (that is the central hub of good old country music) Social Accounts Twitter Instagram Facebook Official Website What she … [Read more...] about Miley Cyrus: Good Girl Gone Bad!