Logo Background

» 2012 » June

  • VIDEO: How to watch on the BBC
    By on June 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    This year you can access BBC Sport’s Wimbledon coverage in more ways that even before, including daily television coverage on BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC Two and the BBC HD Channel.

    More…

  • Quake 3 Source Code Review
    By on June 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “id Software has a history of releasing the source code for their older games under the GPL. Coder Fabien Sanglard has been taking it upon himself to go through each of these releases, analyze the source code, and post a detailed write-up about it. He’s now completed a review of the Quake 3 source code, diving into the details of idTech3. It’s an interesting read — he says he was impressed in particular (more…)

  • VIDEO: Djokovic enjoys ‘beautiful’ feeling
    By on June 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Novak Djokovic begins the defence of his Wimbledon title with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 victory over former world number one Juan Carlos Ferrero.

    More…

  • AutoCAD Worm Medre.A Stealing Designs, Blueprints
    By on June 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Trailrunner7 writes, quoting Threat Post: “Security researchers have come across a worm that is meant specifically to steal blueprints, design documents and other files created with the AutoCAD software. The worm, known as ACAD/Medre.A, is spreading through infected AutoCAD templates and is sending tens of thousands of stolen documents to email addresses in China. However, experts say that the worm’s infection rates are dropping at this (more…)

  • GB’s hockey women see off Ireland
    By on June 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain’s hockey women take fifth place in the London Cup with a 3-0 play-off victory over Ireland in Chiswick.

    More…

  • Canadian Government Backs Down On Airport Recording
    By on June 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter ryanakca writes “In a followup to a story we discussed on Sunday, Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has ordered a halt to the installation of eavesdropping equipment at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport until a privacy review could be completed. Although ‘similar audio-video equipment has been operating at other Canadian airports and ports of entry for “many years,”‘ the Canadian Border Safety Agency (more…)

  • GB men ‘should target top eight’
    By on June 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Britain’s men should target a place in the quarter-finals of the Olympic basketball competition, says Brazil legend Oscar Schmidt.

    More…

  • Sen. Rand Paul Introduces TSA Reform Legislation
    By on June 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    OverTheGeicoE writes “Over a month after Sen. Rand Paul announced his desire to pull the plug on TSA, he has finally released his legislation that he tweets will ‘abolish the #TSA & establish a passengers “Bill of Rights.”‘ Although the tweet sounds radical, the press release describing his proposed legislation is much less so. ‘Abolition’ really means privatization; one of Paul’s proposals would simply force all screenings to be conducted (more…)

  • Camelot ready for tilt at racing history
    By on June 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Derby winner Camelot seems certain to bid for the Triple Crown by running in the St Leger, says Cornelius Lysaght

    More…

  • Classroom Clashes Over Science Education
    By on June 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    cheezitmike writes “In a two-part series, the American Academy for the Advancement of Science examines two hot-button topics that create clashes in the classroom between science teachers and conservative-leaning students, parents, school boards, and state legislatures. Part 1 looks at the struggle of teachers to cover evolution in the face of religious push-back from students and legislatures. Part 2 deals with teaching climate change, (more…)