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Brit 'naut Tim Peake will run the London Marathon – in space

Brit astronaut Tim Peake will participate in next year's London Marathon – albeit at an altitude of 400km and travelling at 28,800 km/h, relative to his fellow competitors. Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra Peake, along with Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, is scheduled to blast off …
Lester Haines, 7 Dec 2015
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Stratus runs Marathon after high-availability server rival gobble

Stratus Technologies, the maker of high-availability software and fault-tolerant servers, has snapped up rival Marathon Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The purchase locks up a niche market and keeps Marathon's wares out of the hands of larger rivals, which might have otherwise grabbed it to bolster their server or …
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Antique Code Show Back in the early- to mid-1990s, the Mac wasn't considered much cop as a games platform. Sure, it had a sexier GUI than Windows boxes, but they could drop out into DOS and dedicate their CPUs' few tens of megahertz to games. Not so the Mac. But that didn't stop coders from trying to make the most out the Mac. Early …
Tony Smith, 6 Jun 2012
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Greatest ever first-person shooter* brought back to life

Bungie's Marathon series was ground-breaking. Not the first ever first-person shooter, not even on the Mac, but certainly the game that showed there's more to the genre than the 'kill monsters, open doors' gameplay of Doom and its followers. Marathon was all as much about the story, told not through cut-scenes and dialogue - …
Tony Smith, 2 Dec 2011
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Marathon for iPad

iGamer To hear PC gamers talk about how first-person shooters don't work on consoles because the machines don't have mice, you'd think that's how it always was. Not a bit of it. A lot of us playing in the early to mid-1990s on the first FPS games made do with just two handfuls of keys. Marathon Marathon: back from the early 1990s …
Tony Smith, 13 Jul 2011
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Ohio cops taze naked marathoneer

A 35-year-old Ohio man pleaded not guilty to "public indecency and obstructing official business" yesterday, after being tazed over the weekend after attempting to run a marathon while naked. Brett Henderson was collared during Cincinnati's Flying Pig marathon on Sunday, after a wardrobe malfunction left him pounding the …
Team Register, 3 May 2011
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Marathon adds suspenders to virty server belts

Marathon Technologies is adding disaster-recovery capability to its everRun MX fault-tolerant code. Just last month, Marathon Technologies tweaked its updated everRun MX fault-tolerant clustering for virtual machine hypervisors, which allows for FT clustering of VMs that span more than one core. This is something that VMware …
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Marathon reels in another $6.5m

Fault tolerant and high availability clustering software maker Marathon Technologies has received the second part of a $13.5m round of equity funding that the company lined up late last year. According to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Marathon has sold $13.5m in equity in total, but the company …
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Taxing times for Hungary's porn inspectors

NSFW A group of Hungarian tax inspectors is apparently "protesting" at being forced to watch hard-core grumble flicks in an attempt to decide if the filmmaker has legitimately claimed £10,000 in allowances for set-dressing his DVD romps. According to Ananova, Northern Hungary tax supremo Maria Nagy bemoaned the probe into Ferenc …
Lester Haines, 9 Jun 2008

Marathon ships He-Man virtual machine protector

What happens when my physical machine collapses? That's what a lot of virtualization newcomers wonder about while considering the prospect of stacking tons of applications on a single, physical box. Virtualization players such as VMware and Symantec/Veritas have addressed these concerns through HA (high availability) packages …
Ashlee Vance, 24 Mar 2008
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Microsoft and Bungie part ways

The whispers and omens of Halo developer, Bungie Studios departing from Microsoft were true. Microsoft announced today it will spin its record-breaking development team back into the wild. "Our collaboration with Bungie has resulted in Halo becoming an enduring mainstream hit," said Shane Kim, corporate veep of Microsoft Game …
Austin Modine, 5 Oct 2007

MS names Halo 3 day

Halo 3 will go on sale in the US on 25 September, Microsoft proclaimed last night, two months ahead of the US holiday buying season, when it hopes to sell a lot more Xbox 360 consoles on the back of the game. European buyers will have to wait 24 hours for the game - it'll hit these shore on 26 September. Tasters are already …
Tony Smith, 16 May 2007

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