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  • Security Expert: Flash Is the Root of Browser Insecurity
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    You’re probably relatively confident in your various machines’ integrity against hackers. Repeat Pwn2Own hacking competition victor Charlie Miller would like you to know that you’re wrong—especially if you have Flash.

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  • Fractions of a Second: An Olympic Musical -Interactive Graph
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The closeness of some Olympic races can be hard to perceive. Listen to the differences.

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  • Stefan GP will make grid – Jordan
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Formula 1 hopefuls Stefan GP will race at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, says BBC pundit Eddie Jordan.

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  • Google Awarded Broad Patent For Location-Based Advertising
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mashable has a report of a patent that just issued (6-1/2 years after filing) — apparently Google now has a lock on location-based advertising. It’s not clear that the search company intends to assert the patent against any other companies (such as emerging rival Apple), but it’s useful as leverage. Here is the patent.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Rare Nintendo game sells on ebay for $40,000
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s thought to be one of only two shrinkwrapped copies of the game still in existence.

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  • The LHC Is Back Online
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    medea and several other readers noted that the LHC came back online early this morning. Here is the tweet from CERN announcing the milestone. As we discussed a few weeks ago, CERN plans to run the LHC at half power or less through 2011.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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