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Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales

Wikipedia boss Jimmy Wales marries Kate Garvey

Our congratulations to Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, who married Kate Garvey in London yesterday.
Drew Cullen, 07 Oct 2012

Man the floodgates! David Cameron takes to Twitter

Prime Minister David Cameron opened for business on Twitter yesterday (6 October) with his first message:
Drew Cullen, 07 Oct 2012

Home-grown drone finds ‘missing’ hiker

The CSIRO’s long-standing UAV Challenge has borne fruit, with a hobbyist-built drone successfully searching for a dummy – representing a missing bushwalker – with no human intervention.
Richard Chirgwin, 07 Oct 2012

eBay frets as right to resell comes under scrutiny

eBay has launched a “grass roots” campaign to defend America’s first sale doctrine, as a Supreme Court hearing approaches that could subject second-hand and resale trades to the approval of rights-holders.
Richard Chirgwin, 07 Oct 2012
Adapteva's Epiphany-IV chip

This supercomputing board can be yours for $99. Here's how

FeatureAdapteva, an upstart RISC processor and co-processor designer that has tried to break into the big-time with its Epiphany chips for the past several years, is sick and tired of the old way of trying to get design wins to fund its future development.
Space X Dragon in Orbit

SpaceX's Falcon places Dragon in desired orbit

Dotcom space cowboy Elon Musk’s SpaceX has successfully launched its Falcon rocket and Dragon orbiter on the first of twelve missions that will deliver cargo and supplies to the International Space Station.
Natalie Apostolou, 07 Oct 2012

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