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  • Cole comeback to boost West Ham
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    England striker Carlton Cole is set to return from injury to lift West Ham’s depleted frontline against Hull on Saturday.

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  • Genentech Puts Words In the Mouths of Congress Members
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    theodp writes “In the official record of the historic House debate on overhauling health care, the speeches of many lawmakers echo with remarkable similarities. Often, that was no accident. Statements by more than a dozen lawmakers were ghostwritten by Washington lobbyists working for Genentech. E-mail obtained by the NY Times shows that lobbyists drafted one statement for Democrats and another for Republicans. Genentech, a subsidiary of Swiss drug (more…)

  • How to Build and Market an Xbox 360 War Game (pics)
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    Creating the next big thing, one cliché step at a time.

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  • Enke funeral takes place
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    Tens of thousands of fans pay tribute to Germany’s goalkeeper Robert Enke, who committed suicide earlier this week.

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  • TIME: Microsoft’s Natal better innovation than AIDS vaccine
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    Microsoft’s Project Natal better invention than the AIDS vaccine and teleportation, apparently.

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  • Brazil 1-0 England
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    Nilmar’s goal early in the second half condemns an under-strength England side to defeat against Brazil in Qatar.

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  • France edge Republic in play-off
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    The Republic of Ireland face an uphill task to make the World Cup finals after Nicolas Anelka’s goal helps France win 1-0 in the first leg of their play-off at Croke Park.

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  • Microsoft bans 1 million Xbox Live players
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    Players who were caught modifying their consoles to play pirated games have been booted from the popular service.

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  • Psystar Crushed In Court
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    We’ve been following the case of Mac cloner Psystar for some time now. Apple was just handed a summary judgement over Psystar, and as usual Groklaw has the scoop. Here is the order (PDF), though PJ supplies it in text form at the link above. “Psystar just got what’s coming to them in the California case. … It’s a total massacre. Psystar’s first-sale defense went down in flames. Apple’s motion for summary judgment on copyright infringement and DMCA (more…)

  • Hey, as long as the Wi-Fi’s free… (PIC)
    By on November 15, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wow. Can you imagine lugging that stuff over every day?

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