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Mind the Gap Saturday: The mobile worlds of China and the West

Mind the Gap Saturday is a feature every Saturday where Blognation China tells its readership the differences - the gap - in the tech, mobile and enterprise worlds between China and the Western World.
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Fedora 8 spins into action

The kind, gentle part of Red Hat did its thing this week with the release of Fedora 8. And, true to form, the new operating system comes packed with a host of fine features.
DVD it in many colours

Remembering the Commodore PET 2001

This Old Box Bah. Kids today with their Nintendo Wiis, iMacs, 30-inch HDMI screens, PDAs and CD-Romses.
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IndiaTimes website 'attacks visitors'

Visitors to the IndiaTimes website are being bombarded by malware, some of which appear to target previously unknown vulnerabilities in Windows, a security researcher warns.
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WiMAX woes as Sprint dumps Clearwire

The clouds continue to gather over Sprint's WiMAX network.
Cade Metz, 10 2007
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Dwarfs threaten Kepler and Newton

It seems you don't need a disk to thumb your nose at celestial mechanics - if you're big enough to be a galaxy.

Never use an internet translator to hire a gorilla

Comments In a possible bid for Mum of the Year (or the intervention of social services, depending on your views on such things), a Nottinghamshire woman sent a stripper to her son's school for his 16th birthday. So stunned was the teacher that she allowed the show to continue, as the boy was whipped and led around on a leash, until the stripper urged the boy to rub cream on her buttocks. The birthday boy then fled the scene. His mother maintains that she intended to send a gorilla, which in itself raises worrying implications.