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  • GNU Savannah Site Compromised
    By on November 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Trailrunner7 writes “A site belonging to the Savannah GNU free software archive was attacked recently, leading to a compromise of encrypted passwords and enabling the attackers to access restricted project material. The compromise was the result of a SQL injection attack against the savannah.gnu.org site within the last couple of days and the site is still offline now. A notice on the site says that the group has finished the process of restoring (more…)



  • Top clubs pay out £67m to agents
    By on November 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Chelsea and Liverpool paid out £9.2m and £9m respectively to agents in the year ending in September 2010, according to Premier League figures.

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  • Ten Games That Were Derivative But Still Rocked
    By on November 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Some of the most hyped games these days are also usually very derivative of other very successful titles, and recently examples such as Medal of Honor and Dante’s Inferno have shown us that such games are often given lower scores than what they deserve, simply because they take heavily from their competition.

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  • Everton 1-4 West Brom
    By on November 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    West Brom comfortably beat an Everton side reduced to 10-men by Mikel Arteta’s red card.

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  • New MacBook Pros To Sport Light Peak Technology
    By on November 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Over the past few years, Apple has systematically upgraded the base level MacBook to a level where the difference between the Pro and consumer models were arguably becoming negligible. That’s about to change. Apple will reportedly introduce a completely re-designed MacBook Pro this April that will borrow features from the recently released MacBook Air. The new Pros will reportedly come with an SSD and Light Peak technology, (more…)

  • 5 Ways Television Went Crazy Since I Quit Watching in 2003
    By on November 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sometime in early 2003, I gave up television. It wasn’t some conscious decision to try to become a more productive person or anything of the sort. I just found that the remote had become just an extra unused object on my computer desk that got in the way of my mouse, like job applications and intervention letters.

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  • Superb Nadal eases past Djokovic
    By on November 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Rafael Nadal puts himself in pole position to qualify for the knockout stage of ATP World Tour Finals with a 7-5 6-2 win over Novak Djokovic that was aided by the Serb suffering from an eye problem.

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  • Gran Turismo Retrospective
    By on November 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sony’s premier racing franchise, Gran Turismo, roared out of the gate from the very beginning when it debuted on the PlayStation in 1997.

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  • 10 Finalists Battle for FIFA’s Top Goal Of The Year (Video)
    By on November 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    In no particular order, here are the ten goals being considered for this year’s Ferenc Puskás Award for goal of the year.

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  • Students Banned From Bringing Pencils To School
    By on November 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    mernilio writes “According to UPI: ‘A Massachusetts school district superintendent said a memo banning sixth graders from carrying pencils was written without district approval. North Brookfield School District interim Superintendent Gordon Noseworthy said Wendy Scott, one of two sixth-grade teachers at North Brookfield Elementary School, did not get approval from administrators before sending the memo to all sixth-grade parents, the Worcester Telegram (more…)