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  • Brae Hill wins Lincoln Handicap
    By on March 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    Brae Hill holds off the challenge of Mull of Killough to win the Lincoln Handicap in a thrilling finish at Doncaster.

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  • Maradona confronts ‘coward’ fans
    By on March 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Al Wasl coach Diego Maradona calls opposition fans “cowards” after allegedly being involved in a confrontation after a game.

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  • Smartphones Invade the Prepaid Market
    By on March 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    jfruh writes “When tech geeks debate the state of the smartphone world, they usually focus on the iPhone and its high-end Android rivals from the major carriers. But Android is rapidly entering the lower-end world of contractless prepaid phones that you can buy at 7-11 or Wal-Mart. 63 percent of prepaid phones sold in 2011 were smartphones, and while they might not offer cutting-edge hardware or easy customization, they do provide a smartphone (more…)

  • Taylor hammers defending champion
    By on March 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Phil Taylor remains unbeaten in the Premier League after thrashing Gary Anderson in Brighton.

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  • Huawei Claims 30Gbps Wireless ‘Beyond LTE’
    By on March 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    shreshtha writes “Huawei says it has ‘recently introduced … Beyond LTE technology, which significantly increases peak rates to 30Gbps — over 20 times faster than existing commercial LTE networks.’ It claims to have achieved this with ‘key breakthroughs in antenna structure, radio frequency architecture, IF (intermediate frequency) algorithms, and multi-user MIMO (multi-input multi-output).'”

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  • Using Mech Combat To Hone Engineering Skills
    By on March 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    jjp9999 writes “Mech Warfare is a mix between Battlebots and MechWarrior, only without the fanfare. The teams around the competitions include engineers and professionals in robotics, and the games are — aside from being an homage to their love for science fiction — a way to hone their skills in the field. Andrew Alter, roboticist and one of the mech pilots, said the competitions are taken as ‘an engineering challenge,’ noting (more…)

  • Winter sports awarded investment
    By on March 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    UK Sport announces a large investment in British Ski and Snowboarding to be spent in the run-up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

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  • Carrick Rangers v Portadown (Fri)
    By on March 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Portadown take on bottom club Carrick Rangers aware that their Irish Premiership title challenge appears to be fading.

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  • Campaign Urges People To Send MPAA and RIAA Copied Currency
    By on March 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “In response to the still-raging MPAA & RIAA, a kind of reverse piracy campaign has arisen. The “Send Them Your Money” campaign urges pirates and landlubbers alike to send scanned images of American currency to these agencies. According to the campaign’s webpage, ‘They’ve made it very clear that they consider digital copies to be just as valuable as the original.’ The operation gained fame via sites like Reddit (more…)

  • Wiggins awaits Paris-Nice finale
    By on March 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Bradley Wiggins will begin the final stage of the Paris-Nice race in the lead after maintaining his advantage on Saturday.

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