JR Raphael

JR Raphael

Stories by JR Raphael

The 33 worst lines said by tech recruiters

Everyone loves to talk about terrible pickup lines from the world of romance, but there's a far worse kind of misguided enticement going on right here in the realm of technology. I'm talking about...

Stupid IT support tricks: Calls of shame

Working in tech support is a bit like teaching preschool: You're an educator who provides reassurance in troubling times. You share knowledge and help others overcome their obstacles. And some...

GoDaddy to China: No more domains for you

GoDaddy is joining Google in its fight against China's Internet control. The company has announced it'll no longer register new domains in the People's Republic -- and it has some strong reasons...

The 20 dumbest questions on Yahoo Answers

 God bless the Internet. Where else can you assume a fake identity, pose the most inane question imaginable--like "Why can't I see my reflection in the mirror on a television?"--and...

Windows 7 without IE: Microsoft explains

 Microsoft has confirmed plans to ship a version of Windows 7 without Internet Explorer. Windows 7 E, as the browserless system will be called, will be made available throughout Europe...

Google's privacy practice questioned again

Google is making some significant changes to its privacy policy as the company attempts to regain user trust. The release of its Chrome browser opened up a bit of a Pandora's box for the...