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  • Blizzard Set To Debut ‘Something New’ At PAX East
    By on February 28, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    skade88 writes “Ars is reporting that Blizzard will announce a new game on March 22, 2013 at PAX East. They say the new game is not a sequel or expansion. Blizzard is also saying the new game is not the long rumored MMO named Titan. Considering that every game Blizzard released since 1998 has had the name StarCraft, Warcraft or Diablo in it, this is big news. Ars speculates in the article that the new game could be Blizzard’s version of a DOTA game. (more…)

  • VIDEO: Jessica Ennis honoured at palace
    By on February 28, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    London 2012 star Jessica Ennis has been made CBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace, while Team GB cycling boss Dave Brailsford has been knighted.

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  • Dutch MP Fined For Ethical Hacking
    By on February 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Dutch Member of Parliament (MP) Henk Krol was fined 750 (US$1,000) by the district court of Oost-Brabant on Friday for breaking and entering the system of the Dutch medical laboratory Diagnostics for You. Krol said he entered the system as an ethical hacker to show that it was easy to access and download confidential medical information. Krol, leader of the Dutch 50plus party, accessed the systems of the laboratory with (more…)

  • Edinburgh 16-17 Cardiff Blues
    By on February 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Cardiff Blues claim victory at Murrayfield as Edinburgh slump to a fifth straight Pro12 defeat.

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  • GNU Hurd To Develop SATA, USB, Audio Support
    By on February 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Hurd, the GNU micro-kernel project that was founded by Richard Stallman in 1983, may finally be catching up with Linux on the desktop… Plans were shared by its developers to finally bring in some modern functionality by working on support for Serial ATA drives, USB support, and sound cards. There are also ambitions to provide x86-64 CPU architecture support. GNU Hurd developers will be doing an unofficial Debian GNU/Hurd (more…)

  • GB through in Fed Cup play-off
    By on February 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain secure a World Group II play-off in April after beating Bulgaria in the Euro/Africa Group I play-off.

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  • Marquez impresses in Sepang test
    By on February 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Marc Marquez shows impressive form as the MotoGP year gets under way with a three-day test in Sepang, Malaysia.

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  • Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users
    By on February 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Yesterday afternoon, Kaspersky Labs released a definition update that blocked all Internet and Intranet access on Windows XP workstations. While there has been no official communication from Kaspersky, their forum is lit up with angry customers relying on each other to find a fix.” Update: 02/05 16:42 GMT by T : Thanks to an anonymous reader, who says that Kaspersky has issued a statement, and a fix (though the fix takes (more…)