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  • Toronto awarded 2015 Pan American Games
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    The 2015 Pan American Games are going to Toronto. The Pan American Sports Organization awarded the games in a secret vote on Friday with Toronto receiving 33 votes to win on the first ballot. Lima, Peru, received 11 votes and Bogota seven. One vote of the 52 was null.

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  • Top 10 Video Game’s Guiltiest Pleasures
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    These are the games we’re all guilty of playing behind closed doors.

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  • Microsoft COFEE Leaked
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    54mc writes “Crunchgear reports that Microsoft’s long-searched-for forensics tool, COFEE, has been leaked. The tool started on a small, private tracker, but has since worked its way to The Pirate Bay. Not all those who have gotten hold of it are enthused, and reviews have ranged from ‘disappointing’ to ‘useless.’ From the article: ‘You have absolutely no use for the program. It’s not something like Photoshop or Final Cut Pro, an expensive application (more…)

  • Northwich Victoria 1-0 Charlton
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    Wayne Riley strikes nine minutes from time to earn Northwich Victoria a shock victory over League One Charlton and a place in the FA Cup second round.

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  • Mass Effect 2: Gritty Details And New Trailer
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    New enemies, info on downloadable content, and much more.

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  • Reusing Old TiVo Hardware?
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    buss_error writes “I have old TiVo hardware that I’d like to reuse — however, I find in searching that the most frequent reply is: ‘Don’t cheat TiVo!’ I don’t want to cheat TiVo — in fact, I’d like to nuke the drive with a completely open-source distro with no TiVo drivers at all. Some uses I think would be interesting: recording video for security cameras or a drive cam; a unit for weather reporting; fax/telephone; a power monitor for (more…)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Hands-On Preview
    By on November 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Recently, I had the opportunity to play through the first hour of The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Normally, that wouldn’t be a big deal — the game’s launch is just a month away, so we’ve seen tons of this new Zelda adventure, right? Well, no. Nintendo’s been strangely quiet about Spirit Tracks, leading many gamers to wonder if they should be..

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  • England 9-18 Australia
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    Australia produce a dominant second-half performance to beat England for the second time in a row at Twickenham.

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  • Did Microsoft Borrow GPL Code For a Windows 7 Utility?
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    Goatbert writes “Rafael Rivera over at WithinWindows.com has found evidence that Microsoft has potentially stolen code from an open source/GPL’d project (ImageMaster) for a utility made available on the Microsoft Store to allow download customers to copy the Windows 7 setup files to a DVD or USB Flash Drive. If Rivera’s evidence holds up, this could be some serious egg in the face for Microsoft at a time when they’re getting mostly good press from (more…)

  • Man City 3-3 Burnley
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    Manchester City are held to a fifth successive draw as Burnley pick up their first away point in the Premier League.

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