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  • Bradford v Crusaders
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Team news ahead of Saturday’s Super League fixture at Murrayfield (1300 BST).

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  • James Cameron To Develop 3-D Camera For Mars Rover
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens writes “Computerworld reports that movie director James Cameron, of Avatar and Titanic fame, is working with Malin Space Science Systems Inc. to build an updated 3-D camera that will be installed on the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity if completed in time, to be the machine’s ‘science-imaging workhorse,’ says Michael Malin, who is working on the camera team. Malin delivered two cameras to be installed on the rover’s main mast; (more…)

  • Cavendish win confounds critics
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mark Cavendish sends an emphatic message to his critics by sprinting to victory on stage two of the Tour de Romandie.

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  • South Korean Woman Climbs All 14 Highest Peaks
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    SEOUL, South Korea — Climbing on all fours after 13 grueling hours, a diminutive South Korean woman, Oh Eun-sun, reached the summit of one of the Himalayan giants on Tuesday to lay claim to being the first woman to scale the world’s 14 highest mountains.

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  • How Much Money Will Converting the Star Wars Films to 3D Mak
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Apparently, LucasFilm has decided to covert the Star Wars Trilogies into 3D. This is not exactly a surprise, as Hollywood is an a rush to make every movie 3D. But how big of a money maker will it be for the franchise?

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  • Australian Government Delays Internet Filter Legislation
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “It seems the Australian federal government is being forced to delay the introduction of its proposed and much-hated, much-maligned Internet filter. It will not be introduced in the next two sittings of parliament, which realistically delays it until after the next election. News on withdrawing the filter, which was a promise from the previous election, has disappointed lobbying groups such as the Australian Christian Lobby.”

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  • The Best, Worst Atari Commercials
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    We celebrate Atari 2600′s 30th birthday with its best commercials.

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  • Keothavong handed Morocco victory
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    Anne Keothavong goes through in Fes after opponent Carla Suarez Navarro retires injured but fellow Briton Katie O’Brien is beaten.

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  • Most Valuable Poser: Debatable MVP Award Winners
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here’s a look back at some of the most debatable MVP choices ever in pro sports and arguments for the players that were passed up for the awards.

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  • Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Building Botnet-For-Hire
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Julie188 writes “A Mesquite, Texas, man is set to plead guilty to training his 22,000-PC botnet on a local ISP — just to show off its firepower to a potential customer. David Anthony Edwards will plead guilty to charges that he and another man, Thomas James Frederick Smith, built a custom botnet, called Nettick, which they then tried to sell to cybercriminals at the rate of US$0.15 per infected computer, according to court documents.”

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