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  • Breaking: Sony Unveils the ‘Next Generation Portable’ PSP2
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    Features dual analog sticks, rear-facing touchpad, massive OLED display, and more!

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  • Kaspersky Source Code In the Wild
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    mvar writes “The source code of an older version of ‘Kaspersky Internet Security’ has been circulated on the internet. The code was created in late 2007 and was probably stolen in early 2008. Names contained in the source indicate that the stolen code was probably a beta version of the 2008 software package – the current release is Kaspersky Internet Security 2011. According to a Russian language report by CNews (Google translation), the code (more…)

  • Tuesday’s gossip column
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    Gabirel Obertan hands transfer request to Manchester United, plus other rumours

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  • 9 Year Old Girl Dying of Cancer, Gets Wish To Heckle David Wright
    By on January 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    9 year old girl Allison Pencey doesn’t have much to live for, but that won’t stop The Wish Zone from making her last dream come true. To heckle the balls off of David Wright. Thankfully, she was able to do just that, before security removed her.

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  • WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange’s 60 Minutes Interview
    By on January 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Exclusive: 60 Minutes on CBS News: WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, Pt. 1 – Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents.

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  • Kilogram Gets Controversial; Why Not Split the Difference?
    By on January 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    gbrumfiel writes “As Slashdot has noted, the kilogram has a problem. The SI unit is officially defined as the weight of a 130-year-old platinum-iridium cylinder in France. But the physical object appears to be getting lighter. Scientists want to replace the cylinder with a new standard based on Planck’s constant, but two experiments designed to facilitate the switch keep coming up with different results. Now one researcher is proposing a solution: (more…)

  • Nasri set for three-week absence
    By on January 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri faces a three week lay-off after suffering a hamstring injury in the first half of Arsenal’s FA Cup win over Huddersfield.

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Patches Up Wounded Gameplay
    By on January 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Call of Duty: Black Ops has been great – on Xbox 360. Sadly the PS3 version has been plagued with problems. Fortunately, Treyarch has released a massive patch that should improve the situation. Here’s the complete list of fixes.

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  • Philadelphia Eagles to Tag Michael Vick, Listen to Kevin Kolb Offers
    By on January 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Philadelphia Eagles will make it official next month and place its franchise tag on quarterback Michael Vick, a league source confirmed this week.

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  • Openleaks Goes Live
    By on January 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Underholdning writes “Ars technica leaks the story of OpenLeaks launching. OpenLeaks is an alternative to WikiLeaks, with a few differences. ‘OpenLeaks will not accept or publish documents on its own platform, but rather create many “digital dropboxes” for its community members, each adapted to the specific needs of our members so that they can provide a safe and trusted leaking option for whistleblowers.’ Time will show if this will live next to (more…)