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US deploys robot submarine armada against Iranian mines

The US is deploying a fleet of robotic submarine mine clearers to the Middle East to counter threats by Iran that it will close off the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of world oil supplies travel.
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RIM: What's all the 'bleeding' fuss about BlackBerry developers?

Alec Saunders, RIM's VP of developer relations, wishes the press and analyst community would get its "bleeding" story straight about the BlackBerry developer community.
Metronome Technologie Kalista reference CD transport

Build a bonkers hi-fi

Product Round-up And lo the command came from El Reg to assemble a hi-fi so extreme, so “bonkers” that only oligarchs, rock stars and the sporting elite would actually be able to afford one. So, avoiding the obvious temptation to simply cherry pick telephone number hardware, I’ve assembled a sound system of such extravagant exquisiteness I actually want to buy it… Euro Millions win not withstanding.
Steve May, 14 2012