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  • Apple Raises E-book Prices For Everyone
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Nom du Keyboard writes “I was informed by my publisher this week that they would have to raise my e-book prices because they planned to sell them through the Apple iBooks store. How could this happen? A lot of my individual stories sell in the $1 to $3 range, which is well within the impulse purchase amount for many people. In this price range a 50-cent price difference may well be the difference between a purchase and a pass. Meanwhile, Apple is (more…)

  • 13 Most Revolutionary Moments in Sports (Gallery)
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    The moments that changed the sports world, and sometimes the world.

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  • China’s Alarming Spate of School Knifings
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    Violent crime is rare in the People’s Republic because of a ban on guns but that has not stopped a recent string of assaults on children

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  • Pompey’s Grant admits job offers
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    Portsmouth manager Avram Grant says he has been offered other jobs but felt he could not walk away from the beleaguered Fratton Park club.

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  • ‘Intense’ Call of Duty Black Ops Dated
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    Activision has given an official release date for the upcoming game, while claiming that it will be the most ‘intense, gripping and riveting experience possible’.

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  • Australian Government Delays Internet Filter Legislation
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    An anonymous reader writes “It seems the Australian federal government is being forced to delay the introduction of its proposed and much-hated, much-maligned Internet filter. It will not be introduced in the next two sittings of parliament, which realistically delays it until after the next election. News on withdrawing the filter, which was a promise from the previous election, has disappointed lobbying groups such as the Australian Christian Lobby.”

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  • Golf’s Fashionista: Ian Poulter Putts With Panache
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Is pink your favorite color? “I’ve never had a problem wearing pink. It’s a signature color. It was a color I wanted to wear a few years ago, but it wasn’t really that acceptable then. It is now, and I like the fact of that. You always will see me in quite a bit of pink, whether it’s a hot pink or a marshmallow pink.”

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  • New Bungie Game Headed to PlayStation 3
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The newly announced publishing deal between Activision and Bungie has significant impact on both companies (and even Microsoft), but one company that hasn’t been mentioned much is Sony. After years of Microsoft exclusivity, this deal finally means we’ll be seeing Bungie games appear on the PlayStation 3.

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  • Woods makes poor start at Quail
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tiger Woods endures a disappointing start to the Quail Hollow Championship with four bogeys and a double-bogey in a two-over-par round of 74.

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  • Video Games Are Protected Speech
    By on April 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Supreme Court should uphold appeals court rulings striking down a California ban on violent video games.

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