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  • ‘The Beatles: Rock Band’: Fixing a hole in gaming industry?
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    When “The Beatles: Rock Band” video game hits store shelves Wednesday — packed with 45 songs for players to sing, strum and drum along with — the industry hopes it will provide the lift that retailers, publishers and console makers desperately need for this holiday shopping season.

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  • Microsoft Letting Patents Move To Linux Firms
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    mnmlst notes a Wall Street Journal story (picked up at Total Telecom) on the move of some patents originally held by Microsoft to the Open Invention Network, where they will join a portfolio whose purpose is to inoculate open source companies against patent trolls. OIN is near a deal to buy 22 patents from another patent-protective group, Allied Security Trust, whose members include Verizon, Cisco, and HP. AST won the patents in a private auction (more…)

  • Driver Wears Monkey Mask to Beat Speed Cameras
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    Valley Monkey has 37 unpaid photo enforcement tickets; actually it’s just a dude in a mask, but he’s not paying the tickets either.

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  • Giants cut SuperBowl hero, others “like Thanksgiving turkey”
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    The Giants have made the tough decision everyone seemed to know was coming. David Tyree, the Super Bowl XLII hero, has been released, according to his agent, Michael Clouser. I’m told OL Orrin Thompson has announced his own cut on his Facebook page by updating his status with aThanksgiving reference.

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  • Worthington hails Windsor effect
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    Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington believes the Windsor Park atmosphere will spur his side on to greater efforts against Slovakia.

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  • Welcome to Area 5. Respect the Game. – Blog – CO-OP 0212 –
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    Creators of the popular video game show CO-OP now on Revision3

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  • Semenya to keep World gold medal
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    Caster Semenya will not be stripped of her World Championships medal, regardless of gender test results, BBC Sport understands.

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  • Banned for Distorting Time (PIC)
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    I have to admit, he put up a good fight, and told a pretty creative story. They should unban him for that alone.

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  • The mainstreaming of evil
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    Perhaps you’ve heard all the uproar about President Obama’s speech today. A group of folks is very concerned about a speech of his today, because he’s talking to children…

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  • Oudin shocks Petrova at US Open
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    American teenager Melanie Oudin continues her remarkable run at US Open with a 1-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-3 win over Nadia Petrova for a place in the last eight.

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