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  • Supreme Court To Consider First Sale of Imports
    By on April 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Animaether passes along a legal tale that “doesn’t involve the kind of cutting-edge issues that copyright lawyers usually grapple with in the digital age [and] sounds like the kind of lawsuit that should have been resolved 200 years ago,” yet still “is very much a product of the Internet-driven global economy.” “Can copyright owners assert rights over imported goods that have already been sold once? That is the issue before the Supreme Court in Costco (more…)

  • The 5 biggest first-round upsets in NBA history
    By on April 20, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Top 5 first-round upsets in the NBA postseason since 1980.


  • Ubaldo Jimenez throws the first no-hitter in Rockies history
    By on April 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ubaldo Jimenez pitched the first no-hitter in the Colorado Rockies’ 18-year history — and the first in the major leagues this season — dominating the Atlanta Braves in a 4-0 victory Saturday night. First No-hitter of 2010.


  • Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Successful Flight
    By on April 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    lilbridge writes “The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane covered in 12,000 solar cells, took its maiden flight today in Switzerland. The plane stayed aloft for 87 minutes, performing test maneuvers as well as completing a successful takeoff and landing. With the first test flight behind them, the developers can focus on gearing up for their around-the-world solar powered flight set for 2012.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • First Look at Sonic 4
    By on April 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sega shows off the first few levels of Sonic’s return to his classic gaming roots.


  • Autistic Teen Picks First Two NCAA Rounds Perfectly
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Alex Herrmann beat the odds and got every game correct, so far.


  • First ever Gears of War 3 footage and Unreal Engine Updates
    By on March 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    At GDC, Epic demonstrated the first ever tech demo of Gears of War 3 and some really slick Unreal Engine updates.


  • BioShock 2′s First DLC Already On Disc
    By on March 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with this quote from 1Up:
    “Trouble is brewing in Rapture. The recently released Sinclair Solutions multiplayer pack for BioShock 2 is facing upset players over the revelation that the content is already on the disc, and the $5 premium is an unlock code. It started when users on the 2K Forums noticed that the content is incredibly small: 24KB on the PC, 103KB on the PlayStation 3, and 108KB on the Xbox 360. 2K Games responded (more…)

  • The Value of BASIC As a First Programming Language
    By on March 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mirk writes “Computer-science legend Edsger W. Dijkstra famously wrote: ‘It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.’ The Reinvigorated Programmer argues that the world is full of excellent programmers who cut their teeth on BASIC, and suggests it could even be because they started out with BASIC.”


  • Eri Yoshida: The First Women Drafted to a Pro Team
    By on March 5, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Yoshida is in the United States to pitch in the independent Arizona Winter League and pitched four scoreless innings for Yuma on Feb. 12, the report said.