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Sony wins subpoenas revealing visitors to PS3 jailbreaker site

A federal magistrate has awarded Sony a subpoena allowing the company to obtain the IP addresses of everyone who visited the personal website of PlayStation 3 jailbreaker George Hotz for the past 26 months.
Dan Goodin, 05 Mar 2011
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Cloudy iTunes rumors juiced by music mogul talks

Apple is laying the groundwork for its long-awaited cloudy iTunes service, busily negotiating with music-industry decision-makers about allowing multiple downloads of their creative content, according to a report citing people with knowledge of the company's plans.
Rik Myslewski, 05 Mar 2011
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Acronis: We're snatching Symantec market share

CeBIT Acronis says that it is taking market share away from the established players like Symantec as server virtualisation changes prompt customers to re-evaluate backup and recovery products.
Chris Mellor, 05 Mar 2011
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Game offers pre-orders on pre-owned titles

Game has launched a scheme for customers to order pre-owned games before the title has even hit the shelves.
Caleb Cox, 05 Mar 2011
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Samsung UE55D8000 55in net-connected LED TV

Review Samsung’s D8000 is as stylish as it is advanced. Barely contained by the tiny 5mm brushed-metal bezel, its images appear suspended in space. Only the brand’s familiar X-wing pedestal, with illuminated logo bulging from the bottom of the screen, keep them tethered to terra firma.
Steve May, 05 Mar 2011