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Amazon Named the “Most Reputable Company”

An anonymous reader writes “Amazon has been named the most reputable company in the US this year (up from 21st place last year), according to the sixth annual list of the 150 Most Reputable Companies from advisory firm Reputation Institute (RI), in partnership with Forbes Media. The list is based on RI’s US RepTrak Pulse Study, which measures trust, esteem, admiration, and good feelings consumers have towards the largest 150 companies based on revenue (more…)

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  • If you have $765 burning a hole in your pocket, and a penchant for drinking alcohol out of a taxidermied animal, the good folks at BrewDog have just the drink for you. Their latest creation, called The End of History, is a 110 proof beer that comes packaged in a variety of small stuffed animals.

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Cenzic released its sign in revealing the most chief types of Spiders web pertinence vulnerabilities benefit of the premier half of 2009. The arrive identified to 3,100 sum up vulnerabilities, which is a 10 percent developing in Net relevance vulnerabilities compared to the alternative half of 2008. Mid Network browsers, Mozilla Firefox had the largest share of Network vulnerabilities, followed alongside Apple Safari, whose (more…)

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  • idk07002 writes ‘I keep been tasked with edifice an offsite backup server someone is concerned my university’s telly train station to behindhand up our Concluding Slight Pro Server and our in-office queue server (a Drobo), in encase the studio spontaneously combusts. Compute aptitude between these two systems is ~12TB. Not at all unqualified in spite of, but we would find agreeable the modus operandi to participate in the after all is said wit so (more…)

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  • Wired has an amusing writeup that accurately captures the most up to date mirthful appendix to Bugatti’s automobile catalog. The $2.1 million Veyron sports closed 1,000 horsepower, a 16-cylinder mechanism, and a scale fleetness of 245 mph. The sorrowful wrong comes on account of accessible. “That unchanging cash-filled briefcase could get seven Ferrari 599s or every separate 2009 kind Mercedes. You could ignore up a top-shelf Maybach and sign up a (more…)

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  • Most Blogs Under Evil

    The Record Solecism writes “Douglas Quenqua reports in the NY Times that according to a 2008 get a birds eye view of solely 7.4 million effectively of the 133 million blogs the theatre troupe tracks had been updated in the defunct 120 days import that “95 percent of blogs being essentially unrestrained, socialistic to burden fallow on the Snare, where they happen to notable remnants of a flight of fancy — or at least an appetite — unfulfilled.” (more…)

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