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  • Anand v Topalov: Anand is 2010 World Chess Champion!
    By on May 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    So the 2010 World Chess Championship has gone the distance, with the players still locked together after 11 hard-fought games, but finally Viswanathan Anand, the Indian world champion, retained his world champion title.

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  • Developer-Friendly Banks?
    By on May 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    tyen writes “Any suggestions for a ‘developer-friendly’ bank for small businesses? The banking world is awash in data protocols that business customers who are/have coders would find useful, like BAI to extract all the raw data from an ACH or SWIFT transfer. Unfortunately, the ones I have spoken with about this access are still stuck in the Dark Ages of computing; they price the access like only big companies still have the skills to tap into these (more…)

  • Webber pips Kubica to Monaco pole
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    Red Bull’s Mark Webber produces a superb display in qualifying to snatch pole position from Renault’s Robert Kubica in Monaco.

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  • What They’re Saying About LeBron James
    By on May 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    LeBron James faced an enormous amount of scrutiny in the Cavs’ second-round loss to Boston — and the spotlight will only get hotter now that the two-time reigning MVP is just weeks away from free agency.

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  • Chemical Cocktail Can Keep a Heart Viable 10 Days, Outside the Body
    By on May 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    nj_peeps writes “Science fiction is fraught with mad scientists who discover strange chemicals that can empower the human body or even reanimate the dead. Well, Harvard has come about as close to that scenario as anyone would want them to. Prof. Hemant Thatte has developed a cocktail of 21 chemical compounds that he calls Somah, derived from the Sanskrit for ‘ambrosia of rejuvenation.’ Using Somah, Thatte and his team have accomplished some amazing (more…)