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  • China Completes Its First Lunar Return Mission
    By on October 31, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    China’s Chang’e 5-T1 mission to the moon has not only taken some beautiful pictures of the Earth from the craft’s perspective (hat tip to reader Taco Cowboy) but as of Friday evening (continental U.S. time) returned a capsule to Earth. (The capsule landed in Inner Mongolia.) From the linked article: Prior to re-entering the Earths atmosphere, the unnamed probe was travelling at 11.2 kilometres per second (25,000 miles per hour), a speed that can generate (more…)



  • Lenovo Completes Motorola Deal
    By on October 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    SmartAboutThings writes If somehow you missed the reports of Lenovo buying Motorola – which was also bought by Google for $12.5 billion back in 2011 – then you should know that the deal is now complete. Lenovo has announced today that Motorola is now a Lenovo company — which makes Lenovo not only the number one PC maker in the world but also the third-largest smartphone maker.

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  • Mutch completes £6m move to QPR
    By on August 6, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Cardiff midfielder Jordon Mutch becomes Queens Park Rangers’ third summer signing as he pens a four-year deal.

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  • Intel Completes McAfee Acquisition
    By on March 1, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “Intel has completed its US$7.68 billion acquisition of security vendor McAfee, the chip maker has announced. The all-cash deal makes Intel a security industry powerhouse, giving it a broad range of consumer and enterprise security products. Intel had been working to get the deal approved by U.S. and European Union regulators since it was announced last August. The European Commission, in particular, had expressed concerns that (more…)

  • Paraplegic Daredevil Completes First Double Backflip in a Wheelchair
    By on September 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    He’s 18. And he’s paraplegic. And he makes us look like complete and utter wusses. Aaron ‘Wheelz’ Fotheringham is so good in a wheelchair, he

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  • Bramble completes Sunderland move
    By on July 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former Newcastle defender Titus Bramble completes his move from Wigan to Sunderland.

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