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European Parliament votes to fight ITU internet power grab

The European Parliament has passed a resolution protesting plans by the International Telecommunications Union to seize regulatory control of the internet.
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Ten PlayStation 3 games you may have missed

Games Round-up While summer was a fairly dry time for games releases, this autumn has gone haywire in the build up to Christmas and as a result, it feels like more titles are being handed out than knighthoods.
Caleb Cox, 24 2012
Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Ten Xbox 360 games you may have missed

Games Round-up Our second helping of our console game roundups, caters for those playing on Microsoft's Xbox 360.
Caleb Cox, 24 2012
Earth viewed from space. Image via NASA

Asteroid miners hunt for platinum, leave all common sense in glovebox

Analysis Isn't it exciting that Planetary Resources is going to jet off and mine the asteroids? This is every teenage sci-fi geek's dream, that everything we imbibed from Verne through Heinlein to Pournelle is going to come true!

Why 'slow light' might just save the Internet

If we want to keep expanding the performance and the reach of the Internet, we need an inflection point: otherwise, its electricity consumption will become catastrophic.