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Sri Lankan Army site 'assasinated' by rebels

The Sri Lankan army has said its website was hacked by rebels who posted "horrible and gruesome images."
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Google hires goat army for lawn maintenance

Job openings are few and slim in Silicon Valley these days, but at least Google is hiring. Applicants are required to have at least 2 years experience eating grass with a four-chambered stomach.
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IT utilities, the biggest game in town

Comment IT suppliers are lining up to play at the Data Centre Casino, the biggest IT game in the world, to stake a claim as a supplier of IT services as utilities. There are just two tables with limited seats; complete systems on one, essential components on the other. Are your IT suppliers in the game or not?
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Man survives death march to display-on-a-chip

Happy Birthday, IC Today, the Digital Micromirror Device puts images onto new-age movie screens. But in a past life, this light-bouncing semiconductor was a print technology.
Cade Metz, 02 2009
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Flu chip fights pig plague

As swine-flu mania continues to suck up every available nanosecond of fear-mongering media maundering, one small company has developed a sure-fire way to detect the potent piggy pathogen.
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Microsoft and Linux trade patent words in Europe

Microsoft has teamed with General Electric to petition European regulators on a fundamental principle that will continue to drive a wedge between the company and open source supporters.
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Vodafone shows off HTC's second Android phone

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