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  • Is Phelps the greatest Olympian of all?
    By on July 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    With 19 medals Michael Phelps is the most decorated athlete in Games history but is he really the greatest, asks chief sports writer Tom Fordyce

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  • Day Four’s must-see moments
    By on July 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    GB’s eventers, Ye Shiwen and Maria Sharapova – BBC Sport’s guide to the key moments on the fourth day of the Olympic Games

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  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion Gets Three Million Downloads In 4 Days
    By on July 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    hypnosec writes “Apple has announced that its latest Mac OS X version, Mountain Lion, has had three million downloads in just four days thereby making it the most successful OS in Cupertino’s history. Philip Schiller, iPhone maker’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, said, ‘Just a year after the incredibly successful introduction of Lion, customers have downloaded Mountain Lion over three million times in just four days, making (more…)

  • Moroccan runner fails drugs test
    By on July 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Moroccan 1500m runner Mariem Alaoui Selsouli fails a drugs test as agencies announce a crackdown on drugs cheats.

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  • Leaked IFPI Report Details Anti-Piracy Strategy
    By on July 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    hypnosec writes “IFPI has inadvertently made available its own confidential internal report, penned by none other than IFPI’s chief anti-piracy officer, which details its strategy against online piracy for major recording labels across the globe. The document, 30-pages long, talks about file sharing sites, torrents, cyberlockers, phishing attacks, expectations from Internet service providers, mp3 sites and a lot more. The document is a (more…)

  • Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises
    By on July 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Unless you’ve managed to not watch anything in the past three weeks, you’re aware that Chris Nolan’s final Batman movie is out. With Christian Bale as the low-talking caped crusader, The Dark Knight Rises is two hours and forty-five minutes of of fun. While it lacks a stand-out personal performance like Heath Ledger’s Joker in The Dark Knight, it is still a decent ending to this round of Batman movies. There are plenty of familiar faces, (more…)

  • Calzaghe offers to rekindle Khan
    By on July 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    World champion boxing coach Enzo Calzaghe wants to help former WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan rebuild his career.

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  • VIDEO: Highlights – Italian MotoGP
    By on July 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jorge Lorenzo extends his MotoGP world championship lead with a dominant victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

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  • Star Wars Fans Fix Up Luke Skywalker’s Home
    By on July 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “How far would a Star Wars fan go to preserve a relic from the iconic film series? One devoted fan traveled to Tunisia to rescue Luke Skywalker’s boyhood home, also known as The Lars Homestead, as seen in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. On a trip to Tunisia in 2010, Belgian traveler Mark Dermul came upon the modest dome-shaped hut that George Lucas built in the mid-1970s to serve as Luke Skywalker’s home. The (more…)

  • Valve Will Let Gamers Pick Games To Appear On Steam
    By on July 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Valve has announced a new system called Greenlight, which will allow the gaming community to select which games get chosen for distribution via Steam. Developers will post information about their games — this can be screenshots and videos, or even concepts and potential game mechanics for titles still in development. Once posted, the Steam community will be able to vote on which ones are the best. This will prioritize which games (more…)