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  • Saunders beats O’Sullivan on points
    By on July 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    British and Commonwealth middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders beats previously unbeaten Gary O’Sullivan on points.


  • NSA Spying Hurts California’s Business
    By on July 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    mspohr points out an an opinion piece from Joe Mathews that “makes the argument that California’s economic life depends on global connections. ‘Our leading industries — shipping, tourism, technology, and entertainment — could not survive, much less prosper, without the trust and goodwill of foreigners. We are home to two of the world’s busiest container ports, and we are a leading exporter of engineering, architectural, design, financial, (more…)

  • Ray Wilkins ‘too drunk to stand’
    By on July 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former England footballer Ray Wilkins was too drunk to stand unaided after being spotted driving his car erratically, a court hears.


  • Linfield 3-0 IF Fuglafjordur
    By on July 11, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Linfield progress in the Europa League qualifiers after this victory gives the Blues a 5-0 aggregate win over IF Fuglafjordur.


  • Ask Slashdot: Node.js vs. JEE/C/C++/.NET In the Enterprise?
    By on July 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    theshowmecanuck writes “I’m working at a small- to medium-sized company that creates software for mobile devices, but came from a ‘large enterprise’ world before. I see node.js being used increasingly in smaller companies (including ours) or in web/mobile related software. Meanwhile we see languages like Java/JEE, C/C++, and .NET continue to be used for medium-to-large enterprise corporate software. Compared to the status quo in the enterprise (JEE/C/C++/.NET (more…)

  • Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting
    By on July 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader sends this quote from Ad Age: “[Rachel Law's] creation, called ‘Vortex,’ is a browser extension that’s part game, part ad-targeting disrupter that helps people turn their user profiles and the browsing information into alternate fake identities that have nothing to do with reality. People who use the browser tool, which works with Firefox and Chrome, effectively confuse the technologies that categorize web audiences into likely (more…)

  • Lisicki and Bartoli set for final
    By on July 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wimbledon will have a new women’s champion on Saturday with Germany’s Sabine Lisicki facing Marion Bartoli of France in the final.