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  • Sunderland women match men by beating high-fliers Arsenal
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    Sunderland pull off the shock of the Women’s Premier League season by beating perennial champions Arsenal.

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  • Banned Xboxs flood online marketplaces
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hundreds of Xboxs have appeared on online marketplaces such as eBay and Craigslist in the wake of the mass Xbox live bans.

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  • Collingwood proud to break record
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Paul Collingwood says he is proud to score an unbeaten century on the day he became England’s most capped one-day international player.

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  • Gmail Creator “Email Will Last Forever!” Has he tried Gwave?
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Gmail Creator Thinks Email Will Last Forever. And Hasn’t Tried Google Wave. “Email is not going to disappear. Possibly ever. Until the robots kill us all.” – Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail, co-founder of FriendFeed, currently doing vague infrastructure things at Facebook.

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  • Is That Sushi Hazardous To Your Health?
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    pdclarry writes “A recent study by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History and Columbia University found that a piece of tuna sushi may not be tuna at all: ‘A piece of tuna sushi has the potential to be an endangered species, a fraud or a health hazard,’ wrote the authors. ‘All three of these cases were uncovered in this study.’ The study, published in PLoS ONE examined 68 samples of tuna sushi purchased from 31 restaurants in Manhattan (more…)

  • Mercedes take ownership of Brawn
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mercedes buy the Brawn F1 team in a deal that is likely to see Jenson Button partner Lewis Hamilton at McLaren in 2010.

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  • New Attack Fells Internet Explorer
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    alphadogg writes “Attack code has been identified that could be used to break into a PC running older versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. The code was posted Friday to the Bugtraq mailing list by an unidentified hacker. According to security vendor Symantec, the code does not always work properly, but it could be used to install unauthorized software on a victim’s computer.”

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  • Buffalo Bills Fire Coach Dick Jauron
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jauron becomes the NFL’s first head-coaching casualty this season after a 3-6 start.

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  • Escapism (1UP Whiteboard EP#4)
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    1UP’s Scott Sharkey expounds on why we play videogames and how much life sucks. Especially for stick figures.

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  • Has Sci-Fi Run Out of Steam?
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Barence writes “Science fiction has long inspired real-world technology, but are the authors of sci-fi stories finally running out of steam? PC Pro has traced the history of sci-fi’s influence on real-world technology, from Jules Verne to Snow Crash, but suggests that writers have run out of ideas when it comes to inspiring tomorrow’s products. ‘Since Snow Crash, no novel has had quite the same impact on the computing world, and you might argue that (more…)