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  • NASA Money Crunch Means Trouble For Spitzer Space Telescope
    By on May 26, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Scientific American reports that an ongoing budget crunch at NASA may spell doom for the Spitzer Space Telescope, the agency having “taken stock of its fleet of orbiting astrophysics telescopes and decided which to save and which to shutter. Among the winners were the Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the Kepler planet-hunting telescope, which will begin a modified mission designed to compensate for the recent failure of two (more…)



  • How Much Money Will Converting the Star Wars Films to 3D Mak
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Apparently, LucasFilm has decided to covert the Star Wars Trilogies into 3D. This is not exactly a surprise, as Hollywood is an a rush to make every movie 3D. But how big of a money maker will it be for the franchise?

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  • Martha Stewart Invests Her Money Wisely
    By on February 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Martha Stewart’s assistant Elliot convinces her to buy one of the Emperor Workstations.

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  • Ochocinco Clause Is Bringing a Pinata Full of Money Tomorrow
    By on January 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The ever-lovable Nati’ wide receiver is giving Bengals fans a chance to win $2,000 at the game manana. Oh, Esteban.

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  • Report: Sony Still Losing Money On Every PS3 Sold
    By on December 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    One of the main reasons Sony ditched the “George Foreman” build of the PS3 and went with the new “Slim” was to cut back on manufacturing costs. Try and get back into the black. But they’re not quite there.

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  • Forbes: 40% of NBA Teams Lost Money Last Season
    By on December 13, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Forbes has its annual report on NBA team valuations, revenue and operating income out.

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  • Bing Cashback Can Cost You Money
    By on November 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    paltemalte writes “Microsoft and various retailers have teamed up to bring you cashback on purchases made via Bings price comparison feature. There is a little snag though — it seems that when you have a Bing cookie living in your browser, some retailers will quote you a higher price than if you come with no Bing cookie in your system.”

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  • Worth the money? The gaming collector’s edition trend
    By on November 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Collector’s editions seem to be growing, in terms of both size and popularity, but is anyone actually buying these expensive and extravagant sets? Ars talks with David Riley from the NPD Group to see, and looks at the value of some of the upcoming collector’s editions.

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  • Blizzard launches real money in-game pet store
    By on November 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blizzard has entered the microtransaction arena today — you can now buy in-game World of Warcraft pets with real life currency.

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  • How GNOME and KDE Spend Their Money
    By on September 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    bluescarni writes ‘A side-by-side analysis of GNOME’s and KDE’s quarterly reports sheds some light (and dispels some myths) on the nature and the quantity of the funds of the two projects.’

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