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  • Sale of Galaxy Nexus Banned in the US
    By on June 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    New submitter busyqth writes “After the injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 earlier in the week, A U.S. district court judge has now also granted an injunction against the sale of Google’s flagship ICS phone, the Galaxy Nexus. Is Steve Jobs laughing in the great beyond? Is this the beginning of the end for Android?”

    Two blows to Samsung in one week, and now the FTC is investigating Google for misuse of Motorola Mobility patents in (more…)



  • Baker’s long road to last 16
    By on June 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    American Brian Baker’s journey from begging for a place in Pittsburgh qualifying to the fourth round of Wimbledon

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  • New iPhone Prototypes Have Integrated NFC chips and Antenna
    By on June 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    zacharye writes “Apple’s next-generation iPhone will feature an integrated NFC chip according to a new report, suggesting the Cupertino, California-based company may soon make its entrance into the mobile payment space. A report from 9to5Mac states that an analysis of code from Apple’s latest iOS software includes references to an integrated NFC chip and antenna.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Team GB lose third game in a row
    By on June 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain slip to their third successive defeat as they are soundly beaten 87-51 by a full-strength Russia team in San Antonio.

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  • PadMapper Gets C&D From Craigslist Over Apartment Listing Maps
    By on June 23, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    First time accepted submitter Autumnmist writes “Craigslist has

    sent a Cease and Desist to PadMapper, a site that does a mashup of Craigslist (as well as Rent.com, Apartments.com) apartment listings and Google Maps. Craigslist is great, but apartment hunting through Craigslist has always been a needle in a haystack proposition, because all apartments for an entire city area are shown in a giant list. PadMapper made Craigslist better (more…)

  • Euro 2012 day 16 analysis: French draw a Blanc
    By on June 23, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    France are dumped out of Euro 2012 with only one victory in four games to show for their efforts.

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  • Germany 4-2 Greece
    By on June 22, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Germany produce a dominant display to sweep past a limited Greece side and set up a possible Euro 2012 semi-final with England.

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  • India Unblocks File-Sharing Sites
    By on June 22, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with an update to news from last month that many popular file-sharing sites, including the Pirate Bay, had been blocked in India. Now, India’s Madras High Court has amended its earlier decision. “The court order wasn’t targeted at a specific site or ISP and gave the copyright holder carte blanche to demand broad blockades. The ISPs were seen as the bad guys by subscribers and ‘Anonymous’ groups, but had (more…)

  • Ask Slashdot: Good Low Cost Free Software For Protecting Kids Online?
    By on June 21, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “I have two kids, 7 and 8. I would love to allow them internet access on a regular basis. The problem is whats out there, I really don’t want them to deal with porn ads and such, but making either a blacklist, or a whitelist myself would take months. So I figured I would ask you, what free software would you use with preferably prebuilt lists to protect your kids online? What is out there with fairly easy configuration (more…)

  • Late dash pays dividends for Wood
    By on June 21, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Chris Wood recovers from a last gasp sprint to card a seven-under-par 65 at the International Open in Cologne.

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