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  • Unfinished Windows 7 Hotspot Feature Exploited
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    An anonymous reader writes with this excerpt from Engadget: “It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft was talking up the Virtual WiFi feature developed by Microsoft Research and set for inclusion in Windows 7, but something got lost along the road to release day, and the functionality never officially made it into the OS. As you might expect with anything as big and complicated as an operating system though, some of that code did make it into the (more…)



  • Ferrari 275 GTB Ripping Through the Streets of Paris
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    On an August morning in 1976, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris. No dialogue, just the squeal of tyres and the roar of the engine. Breathtakingly insane.

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  • The Tech Aboard the International Space Station
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    CNETNate writes “With its own file server for uploaded Hollywood blockbusters, a 10Mbps Internet connection to Earth, and around a hundred IBM ThinkPad notebooks, the consumer technology aboard the $150 billion International Space Station is impressive. It’s the responsibility of just two guys to maintain the uptime of the Space Station’s IT, and they have given CNET an in-depth interview to explain what tech’s aboard, how it works, and whether Windows (more…)

  • Man Utd salvage draw to qualify
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    Manchester United fight back to claim a 3-3 draw with CSKA Moscow to reach the Champions League knockout stages.

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  • Playing Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks brings back memories
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    Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks brings to mind quiet afternoons with model trains, with a side helping of gaming with a hired thug. We go toe to toe with the next DS Zelda title, and bring you the story.

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  • Bookstore Owner Accused of Violent Yelp Confrontation
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    San Francisco Ocean Avenue Books is an example of how not to react to bad Yelp reviews.

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  • Chad Ochocinco’s 10 Most Entertaining Bengals Moments
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    Inspired by Chad Ochocinco’s appearance on Letterman last week, we bring you the best of the best from football’s loudest and most entertaining character.

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  • England delay naming XV
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    England manager Martin Johnson delays naming his team to face Australia after a spate of injuries.

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