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  • WARF and Intel Settle Patent Suit Over Core 2 Duo
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    reebmmm writes “The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and Intel have settled their patent suit over technology developed by Gurindar Sohi, a computer science professor at the University of Wisconsin — Madison. Professor Sohi developed technology that was ultimately patented by WARF using money he received from Intel. Last month, Judge Barbara Crabb found that the funding agreement was ambiguous, but that e-mails revealed that the money (more…)



  • Panesar joins S Africa franchise
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    England spinner Monty Panesar signs for South African franchise the Lions to play in the country’s SuperSport Series.

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  • The demise of the dollar
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    In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs are planning; along with China, Russia, Japan and France; to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket of currencies including the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan, the euro, gold and a new, unified currency

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  • Reinventing Fire: Quest 2 Foster Future Free of Fossil Fuels
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    What will it take to secure a future free of fossil fuels and transition to efficient and renewable energy that is not just economically viable, but profitable? “Put simply, we intend to reverse the past quarter-millennium’s dominant global way in which people get and use energy,”…

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  • Man City battle to draw at Villa
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    Craig Bellamy’s second-half equaliser takes Manchester City to fourth in the Premier League after a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.

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  • Gamer’s Facial Expression Cloning- Next Big Thing in Gaming?
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    A group of researchers are reporting on a new setup, which could finally result in every facial expression made by a gamer be cloned to the avatars face. The results produced by this method are truly amazing. Commercialization of this could be a big change in multiplayer game’s immersiveness.

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  • Microsoft Security Essentials: The Big Questions
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    Microsoft’s free Security Essentials is all set to blow the anti-virus software industry apart, offering what the Redmond giant suggests is a ‘high-quality, free, excellent anti-malware product’.

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  • Al Qaeda Wars Pushes the Envelope
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    Al Qaeda Wars is a social game that uses Facebook and Google Maps to zero in on targets throughout the world, and lets you play as either the terrorists or American counter-terrorists.

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  • Polar bear spotted riding on its mother’s back
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    “The cub was on the back of the polar bear when it was in the water, then it got out of the water and stayed on its mother’s back a little, then she shook it off,”..”This could be potentially important because it means that the cubs get exposed to less water…in the water they would have to swim and very small cubs are very badly insulainsulated

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  • Report Claims Iran Has Data To Build a Nuclear Bomb
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    reporter writes “According to a startling report just covered by the New York Times, ‘senior staff members of the United Nations nuclear agency have concluded in a confidential analysis that Iran has acquired sufficient information to be able to design and produce a workable atom bomb.’ In 2007, American intelligence erroneously concluded that Tehran in 2003 stopped further research into designing a nuclear bomb. This conclusion was contradicted by (more…)