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Demonoid Busted As A Gift To The United States Government

Posted in Business on 7th Aug, 2012 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Confirmation coming out of Ukraine that the DDoS attack was just the beginning: the file sharing site has been busted by the authorities.
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Touchdown! Curiosity lands safely on Mars

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2012 03:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars lander Curiosity has landed safely on Mars. After a 253 day voyage punctuated by a dramatic plunge through the Martian atmosphere, the rover has reported that it is on the ground.
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+6

Prepaid Cellphones Are Cheaper, So Why Arent They Popular?

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2012 03:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Prepaid phone plans, where you pay the full price for a cellphone and then pay lower monthly rates without a contract, seem to offer what most budget conscious people want.
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+5

US resists control of internet passing to UN agency

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2012 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The US has confirmed it would resist efforts to put the internet under the control of the United Nations.
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Mountain Lion causing crazy battery drain for some Mac owners

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2012 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
A number of Macbook Pro and Macbook Air owners are reporting that the Mountain Lion OS X upgrade is behaving like a vampire by sucking life out of their battery.
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Outage in India could be a harbinger for the rest of the world

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2012 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
An estimated 670 million Indians were affected by this weeks grid outage, but it would be a mistake to think that India is uniquely vulnerable to large scale grid failures
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Apple Secrets Revealed at Trial

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2012 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
In just the first few days of its patent trial this week, Apple has publicly discussed how it created the iPhone and iPad, showing early designs of the devices.
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Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Win a total of $1.1 billion from NASA for Manned Space Taxis

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2012 08:08 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA is setting aside $460 million for Boeing, $440 million for SpaceX and $212.5 million for Sierra Nevada
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India to launch mission to Mars in 2013

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2012 07:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Hot on the heels of Chinas announcement of its plan to launch a lunar rover in 2013 comes this news from India: It will be launching a mission of its own, all the way to Mars.
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Iran To Launch Monkey And Spy Satellite Into Space

Posted in Business on 2nd Aug, 2012 07:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Iran is planning to launch a monkey into space sometime after the Islamic holy month of Ramadan ends on Saturday
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Theoretical physicists win massive awards

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2012 09:38 PM
by AlexMuller
A billionaire Internet mogul has awarded a record $ 27 million to nine Theoretical physicists for their work, dwarfing the Nobel prize award money
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Facebook shares, 44% below IPO, continue to fall

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2012 07:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebooks rocky relationship with investors just keep getting worse.
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Japan using nuclear saves about $1 trillion versus Fossil fuels

Posted in Business on 31st Jul, 2012 05:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Over the next two decades, the cost of replacing nuclear with fossil fuel generation in Japan will be about $1.2 trillion, most of it in the cost of natural gas.
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iPhone 5, iPad mini likely launching Sept 21

Posted in Business on 30th Jul, 2012 05:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Both the next generation iPhone and a new smaller version of the iPad are rumored to be announced during an official Apple event September 12
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Valve and Blizzard Execs Condemn Windows 8

Posted in Business on 29th Jul, 2012 03:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The PC Master Race is facing a threat from Microsoft, a threat that both Valves Gabe Newell and Blizzards Rob Pardo have spoken out against. The threat is Windows 8.
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Who cares if Microsoft lost a decade, Windows 8 is the real thriller

Posted in Business on 29th Jul, 2012 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has lost a decade in its competition against rivals; Apple, Facebook, and Google have roared by it with more relevant offerings
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