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Sun's surviving staff hit with 'motivation' missive

Exclusive Sun Microsystems has set software engineers seven goals in the wake of new layoffs, hoping to keep them focused amid uncertainty but to also hit existing corporate objectives.
Gavin Clarke, 07 Nov 2009
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Animal lovers say no to radioactive NASA monkeys

Animal rights groups are apparently not pleased with NASA's plan to zap squirrel monkeys with repeated doses of radiation for science.
Austin Modine, 07 Nov 2009
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Vint Cerf: 'Google doesn't know who you are'

Interwebs founding father and Google evangelist Vint Cerf has insisted that when you search Google, the company doesn't know who you are.
Cade Metz, 07 Nov 2009
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El Reg shrinks seven days onto one webpage

Week in Review As a service to our with readers with (particularly) short attention spans, we at The Reg have squeezed the week that was into a single webpage. Or at least most of it. Before your attention drifts elsewhere, we should get to it:
Rik Myslewski, 07 Nov 2009
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Mozilla aborted IE in Firefox clothing

At one point, Mozilla considered building a plug-in that would turn Microsoft's Internet Explorer into a decent browser. But unlike Google, it quickly abandoned the idea.
Cade Metz, 07 Nov 2009
Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe

Elgato DTT Deluxe

Review Elgato's previous EyeTV DTT Deluxe, which we reviewed in September 2008, was heralded as the world's smallest USB TV tuner. Just over a year on, and the company has launched a second record breaking tuner - one that's about half the size of its predecessor.
Tony Smith, 07 Nov 2009