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  • Too busy to find a date? Get a Virtual Dating Assistant!
    By on July 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Online dating IS consuming. Nevermind just responding to all the requests you get. Forget about actually searching for someone. So they developed a company to do all the legwork. This would be an ideal job for people who like to play “matchmaker”.

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  • Steyn breaks record in SA win
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    Fly-half Morne Steyn sets a new individual Tri-Nations points record as South Africa beat New Zealand for the second week in a row.

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  • India’s ‘Monkey King’ scales new heights
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    A man who taught himself rock climbing and acrobatics to escape poverty in India as become so accomplished he’s been given the title “The Monkey King.”

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  • Miami Herald: Online Poker in High-Stakes Fight
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    The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act didn’t outlaw Internet poker, but under some interpretations it did ban the bank financial transactions necessary for players to buy-in. The ambiguity led some poker sites to abandon the U.S. market, and some players to quit playing online. The Poker Players Alliance has launched a counteroffensive.

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  • BIOS “Rootkit” Preloaded In 60% of New Laptops
    By on July 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Keldrin_1 writes “Researchers Alfredo Ortega and Anibal Sacco, from Core Security Technologies, have discovered a vulnerability in the ‘Computrace LoJack for Laptops’ software. This is a BIOS-level application that calls home for instructions in case the laptop is ever lost or stolen. However, what the application considers ‘home’ is subject to change. This allows the creation of malware capable of ‘infecting the BIOS with persistent code that survive (more…)

  • Microsoft Put Off the Launch of its Music Streaming Service
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    Microsoft has pushed back the launch date of its free music streaming service, which was set to launch by the end of July 2009.

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  • Blame The Suit! A Valid Reason Why Phelps Was Beaten
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    When asked by NBC’s Andrea Kremer about his “inferior suit”, Phelps declined to take a direct shot at Biedermann but said, “I will say that next year swimming will be swimming again. You’re going to have to do all the work and there’s not going to be a suit that does it for you.”

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  • Best 404 Page Ever?
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    It’s a shame that your page is lost, but at least it’s in good company

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  • Onions hails England’s patience
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    Graham Onions says patience was the key to England’s improved bowling display on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

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  • Ridley Scott Directing Alien Prequel
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    brumgrunt writes “After three decades of speculation, original Alien director Ridley Scott has signed on to the new Fox sequel. ‘Nothing is known about the set-up of the new movie, except that chronologically it precedes the plight of the Nostromo. Since it’s obviously going to involve the human race […] Writer Jon Spaihts successfully pitched to Fox and Scott Free Productions, and is working on the script.'”

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