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  • Southampton 1-0 Stoke City
    By on October 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Ronald Koeman’s Southampton beat Stoke 1-0 to climb above Manchester City and move up to second in the Premier League.

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  • Italian Supreme Court Bans the ‘Microsoft Tax’
    By on October 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes: In a post at the Free Software Foundation, lawyer Marco Ciurcina reports that the Italian Supreme Court has ruled the practice of forcing users to pay for a Windows license when they buy a new PC is illegal. Manufacturers in Italy are now legally obligated to refund that money if a buyer wants to put GNU/Linux or another free OS on the computer. Ciurcina says, “The focus of the Court’s reasoning is that the sale of a PC (more…)

  • VIDEO: Draw bitterly disappointing – Irvine
    By on October 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine says his side are ‘bitterly disappointed’ after their 2-2 draw with Manchester United at the Hawthorns.

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  • Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
    By on October 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with this news from the UK, as reported by Ars Technica: A 39-year-old UK man has been convicted of possessing illegal cartoon drawings of young girls exposing themselves in school uniforms and engaging in sex acts. The case is believed to be the UK’s first prosecution of illegal manga and anime images. Local media said that Robul Hoque was sentenced last week to nine months’ imprisonment, though the sentence is suspended (more…)

  • Toulon look to life after Wilkinson
    By on October 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    European champions Toulon want to prove there is life after Jonny Wilkinson as they bid for an unprecedented third title in a row.

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  • Google Announces Motorola-Made Nexus 6 and HTC-Made Nexus 9
    By on October 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes In addition to Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google today also announced the first devices running the new version of its mobile operating system: the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. The former is a phablet built by Motorola, and the latter is a tablet built by HTC. The Nexus 6 is going up for pre-order on October 29, starting at $649. The Nexus 9 meanwhile is going up for pre-order this Friday (October 17), and you’ll also be able to (more…)

  • Fragapane 10th in debut World final
    By on October 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Glasgow 2014 gold medallist Claudia Fragapane finished 10th in her first World championship all-around final in Nanning, China.

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  • NVIDIA Presents Plans To Support Mir and Wayland On Linux
    By on October 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes: AMD recently presented plans to unify their open-source and Catalyst Linux drivers at the open source XDC2014 conference in France. NVIDIA’s rebuttal presentation focused on support Mir and Wayland on Linux. The next-generation display stacks are competing to succeed the X.Org Server. NVIDIA is partially refactoring their Linux graphics driver to support EGL outside of X11, to propose new EGL extensions for better driver (more…)

  • Gebrselassie quits race in Glasgow
    By on October 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie pulls out of the Great Scottish Run after 19 minutes of the half-marathon in Glasgow.

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  • FCC Puts Comcast and Time Warner Merger On Hold
    By on October 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “In a public letter to both Time Warner and Comcast, the FCC said they are putting a hold on the merger deal between the two companies. Citing inadequate responses by both cable companies to earlier FCC requests for additional information, the agency is stopping the clock on its 180-day review period until late October. Comcast and Time Warner together control most of the Internet services in the country. However, the companies (more…)