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Getting animated about a 6,000 core Soho supercomputer

London's Soho has become a thriving media rendering and animation centre, with creative media professionals using the latest model IT gear in shiny studios between buildings full of 'models' selling the oldest professional services of all.
Chris Mellor, 26 Dec 2008

Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C905 eight-megapixel cameraphone

ReviewWith Sony Ericsson’s Cyber-shot cameraphone pedigree, it’s no surprise that the firm's been swift to join the ranks of eight-megapixel mobile makers. Its new flagship, the C905, not only ups the pixel count but it's comfortably the most feature-laden Cyber-shot yet.
Phil Lattimore, 26 Dec 2008

Nintendo Wii to get video channel in 2009

Nintendo plans to launch a video channel in spring 2009 for its money-printing machine, the Wii game console.
Austin Modine, 26 Dec 2008

Walmart's Jesus Phone no better, no worse

Mercilessly squashing any vestiges of what rumors remained of a $99 iPhone, the megamall-master Walmart today let the world know that, yes, they will be offering the Jesus Phone to the world beginning on Sunday, but no, they won't be adding a $99 super-savior to the mix.
Rik Myslewski, 26 Dec 2008

Verizon awarded $33.15m against cybersquatter

Verizon has been awarded $33.15m in a cybersquatting lawsuit against a shady domain aggregator that registered hundreds of websites using the telco's name and trademarks.
Austin Modine, 26 Dec 2008

If you can fart, you can earn $10,000

iPhone developers have discovered that there's big money to be made in - as Mark Twain once described it - clearing one's nether throat. According to stats published on his website, developer Joel Comm's unsubtley named iFart Mobile is the current point-poot in a silent-but-deadly rise in the popularity of cyber-flatulence.
Rik Myslewski, 26 Dec 2008

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