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2 websites were a-merging/The fans began to howl.

"Fans Howl After Weather Site Buys Out Rival." In the eyes of Weather Underground’s ardent fans, the Weather Channel appears to represent the wrong kind of weather information: personality-driven sunniness and hype, they say, rather than the pure science of data. As Mike Tucker, a computer professional in New Hampshire, put it on Facebook, reacting to news of the deal: “Nooooooooooooooooo! Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!” The controversy illustrates the deep national divide between those people who just want to know if it’s going to rain, and people who really, really, care about the data underlying the weather.
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Weather Channel Acquires Weather Underground

Technology : sCommerce (2 years ago)

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Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

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