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  • Syrian army begins withdrawal from Western town
    By on May 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    The Syrian government says troops have begun withdrawing from a western border town following a six-day military operation that activists say killed at least 36 people.

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  • Phishing Site Discovered On Sony Thailand Servers
    By on May 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    mcgrew tips news that security firm F-secure has found a live phishing site running on Sony’s Thailand servers. “Basically this means that Sony has been hacked, again. Although in this case the server is probably not very important.” This comes alongside news that a point service run by So-net, a Sony subsidiary, was accessed by an unknown intruder, who stole about $1,200 worth of virtual tokens. “The intrusions are believed to have taken place on (more…)

  • Zynga Announces… Gagaville!
    By on May 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Lady Gaga is everywhere these days, including the once peaceful homesteads of Zynga’s Farmville.

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  • Bosses determined to avoid drop
    By on May 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two from five teams are facing relegation from the Premier League as the season reaches its climax on Sunday.

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  • Tiger Woods still remains biggest sports celebrity
    By on May 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tiger Woods has not finished a tournament atop the leaderboard in 18 months. Nonetheless, Forbes says the golfer remains the biggest sports celebrity.

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  • 8 of China’s Top 9 Govt. Officials Are Engineers
    By on May 19, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    kkleiner writes “Did you know that the president of China is a scientist? President Hu Jintao was trained as a hydraulic engineer. Likewise his Premier, Wen Jiabao, is a geomechanical engineer. In fact, 8 out of China’s top 9 government officials are scientists or engineers.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Video Game Characters Alphabet (image)
    By on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Video Game Characters Alphabet from Fabian Gonzales, which is colorful, entertaining and well designed.

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  • The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators
    By on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    In five short years, cloud computing has gone from being a quaint technology to a major catch phrase. For the first time, we’ve decided to condense our knowledge into The Structure 50, a list of the 50 companies that are influencing the way the cloud/infrastructure evolves.

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  • Manu Tuilagi given five-week ban
    By on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi will miss the Premiership final against Saracens after receiving a five-week ban for punching Northampton winger Chris Ashton.

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  • Skateboarding: Everyone loves the Gonz
    By on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    If you’re a skateboarder you love Mark Gonzales. It’s that simple. It’s the rule. It’s written on a piece of paper at every skateshop around the globe and you have to sign it before they sell you your first board.

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