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  • Times Paywall In Questionable ‘Success’
    By on November 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    takowl writes “It’s been a few months since The Times newspaper in the UK (part of the Murdoch stable) hid its online stories behind a paywall. The media watched eagerly to see if people would pay for news online. Now The Times has uncovered its first results: some 105,000 have coughed up online, and another 100,000 print subscribers have access. Naturally, the paper is keen to promote this as a success: some people are willing to pay. The BBC’s technology (more…)



  • MySQL 5.1 Plugin Development
    By on November 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    coder4hire writes “If you were to ask some database developers to cite their favorite strategies for expanding the functionality of the relational database management systems with which they work, you would probably hear a variety of answers. One individual might recommend the use of an alternate database engine optimized for the given application. Another might explain the many advantages of using stored procedures to replace SQL queries embedded (more…)

  • 8 Questions Every WoW Fan Apparently Needs Answered
    By on November 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blizzcon 2010 let gamers try Diablo III and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, giving them a sneak preview of the cause of their next failed relationships.

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  • Dundee hit with 25-point penalty
    By on November 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Scottish First Division club Dundee are deducted 25 points for going into administration.

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  • The 100 Most Exciting Athletes of All Time
    By on November 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Exciting athletes. There are guys that we would give our paychecks to watch. Guys that can set the stadium, arena, or field on fire just by walking through the tunnel…

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  • Tim Burton’s Chromed out Superman That Never Was
    By on November 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    At the moment there’s a Superman movie in development with a story by a noted screenwriter and a visionary director signed on to direct.

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  • London Irish 39-26 Sale
    By on November 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ryan Lamb scores 24 points as London Irish survive a stunning Sale comeback to win 39-26 and return to the top of the Premiership table.

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