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  • HTC Legend vs HTC Desire vs Google Nexus One
    By on March 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    The days when the T-Mobile G1 was the big cheese in the Android world are happily gone. Now, the Android OS is being used to create some truly industry leading handsets and HTC is behind some of the best.

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  • New Method Could Hide Malware In PDFs, No Further Exploits Needed
    By on March 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Trailrunner7 writes “A security researcher has managed to create a proof-of-concept PDF file that executes an embedded executable without exploiting any other security vulnerabilities. The PDF hack, when combined with clever social engineering techniques, could potentially allow code execution attacks if a user simply opens a rigged PDF file. With Adobe Reader, the only thing preventing execution is a warning. Disabling JavaScript will not prevent (more…)

  • Obama throws out first pitch of baseball season on Monday
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    President Obama will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day, at Nationals Park continuing a tradition that began 100 years ago and making him the second sitting president to throw the pitch since baseball returned to Washington in 2005.

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  • First Look at Sonic 4
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

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

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  • Apple’s buzz-heavy iPad: by the numbers
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Apple’s much-anticipated, much-debated iPad hits retail shelves on Saturday, April 3 — after what seems like a thousand years of hype. Here’s a look at the real numbers that define the device Steve Jobs has described as “magical and revolutionary”.

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  • OpenNMS Celebrates 10 Years
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    mjhuot writes “Quite often is it claimed that pure open source projects can’t survive, much less grow and create robust code. One counter example of this is OpenNMS, the world’s first enterprise-grade network management application platform developed under the open source model. Registered on 30 March 2000 as project 4141 on Sourceforge, today the gang threw a little party, with members virtually attending from around the world. With the right business (more…)

  • Software Piracy – It’s Not Right, but How Do We Fix It?
    By on March 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Everyone seems to be up in arms about a fight that developers and publishers have been engaged in since the birth of the video game, well really since the birth of recording equipment. Are these people justified in their arguments?

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  • AMD’s 12-Core Chip Cuts Software Licensing Costs
    By on March 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    CWmike writes “AMD released on Monday its 12-core chip code-named Magny-Cours, doubling the number of cores over the previous-generation Opteron chip. While a doubling of performance is nice, another key benefit delivered by a chip with a dozen cores may be in reducing software costs. For Matt Lavallee, director of technology at MLS Property Information Network, a company that supplies real estate data, upgrading to the 12-core Opteron chip from his (more…)

  • Duke bounces Baylor, reaches Final Four
    By on March 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Duke rallied past upset-minded Baylor 78-71 on Sunday to secure a berth in the Final Four, where it will face West Virginia.

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  • Microsoft: No Space Limitations For Project Natal – Xbox 360
    By on March 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    March 24, 2010 – Microsoft has clarified comments made in a recent report about the amount of space required for Project Natal, the upcoming motion camera for Xbox 360, to work properly.

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