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Amazon Server Said to Be Used in Sony Attack

Posted: 14 May 2011 12:20 AM PDT

Amazon.com Inc. 's Web Services cloud- computing unit was used by hackers in last month's attack against Sony Corp. 's online entertainment systems, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

Google Adds News Near You -- Newspapers Still Nowhere

Posted: 14 May 2011 06:30 PM PDT

Google said Friday it has added location-based news to its mobile version of Google News -- not a huge development for the web giant, but another step towards offering news that is personally relevant to readers, something newspapers and other media outlets continue to struggle with.

Making Melodies With Mobile Media

Posted: 15 May 2011 01:43 AM PDT

The KAIST Mobile Phone Orchestra conducts smartphone-based performances.

Why we've reached the end of the camera megapixel race

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:53 AM PDT

Olympus Imaging's Akira Watanabe says 12 megapixels is enough for most users. Ars thinks he's on to something.

Source: Gadhafi facing possible arrest warrant from court

Posted: 14 May 2011 11:05 AM PDT

Moammar Gadhafi is among three Libyans facing arrest warrants from the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity, an official with direct knowledge of the case told CNN Saturday.

The Fast and The Furious For Kids!

Posted: 14 May 2011 10:49 PM PDT

The 'Cars 2' trailer seems strangely familiar. Also, strangely violent for a kids movie.

The Sustainable Prisons Project: Connecting Inmates with Nature

Posted: 14 May 2011 06:34 PM PDT

Beekeeping and composting aren't just for hippies and treehuggers anymore; they're also for felons.

Facing Surplus, Wisconsin Republicans Go After Firefighters and Police

Posted: 15 May 2011 05:54 AM PDT

Now the Wisconsin Republicans are coming for the police and firefighters, even after a revised estimate shows the state in surplus.

We're the Three Best Friends That Anyone Could Have (PIC)

Posted: 15 May 2011 05:19 AM PDT

And we'll never ever ever ever leave each-other...

VMware Is The New Microsoft, Just Without an OS

Posted: 15 May 2011 01:22 AM PDT

In the past 10 years VMware has executed a remarkable strategy to topple enterprise software incumbents and emerge as an ecosystem kingpin. Time and again, it seems as though VMware is beating Microsoft at its own game. But a look deeper reveals that is no surprise.

VIDEO: Hummingbird Photographed at 1/4 Speed [Timelapse]

Posted: 15 May 2011 01:41 AM PDT

Hummingbird captured with camera that shoots 60 fps. Here it is at 1/4 speed.

A(n Actually Useful) Commencement Speech for the class of 2011

Posted: 14 May 2011 07:18 PM PDT

Congratulations on making it through the best years of your life. BTW—they're over.

You know you’re a hardcore gamer when…

Posted: 14 May 2011 02:03 PM PDT

This baby is going to either grow up to be the best League of Legends player ever, or have cataracts before he hits Kindergarten…Or both.

Canadian drug dealers exploit tiny Mich. airports

Posted: 15 May 2011 02:55 AM PDT

A Cessna airplane touched down about midnight, dropped a load of drugs and was back in the air in 90 seconds. Suddenly, the pilot of a U.S. border patrol helicopter hovering nearby turned on a powerful spotlight and tracked an SUV fleeing with hockey bags stuffed with 175 pounds of marijuana and 400,000 Ecstasy-type pills.

Shania Twain Is Losing Her Voice

Posted: 15 May 2011 01:48 AM PDT

Shania Twain is all over the news, thanks to her new book, her OWN special, and her revealing interviews. She says she has a condition known as dysphonia, which made itself known during her messy divorce from Mutt Lange. Now Shania's gotten more time to complain about the ex! Nice.

Baffled About Fracking? You're Not Alone

Posted: 15 May 2011 02:53 AM PDT

Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," got a clean bill of health this week in the first scientific look at the safety of the oil and production practice.

9 Insanely Opulent Cell Phones

Posted: 15 May 2011 05:35 AM PDT

There are some people who have so much money that the only things left to spend it on are everyday objects that have no business being made of gold and diamonds. Which brings us to today's list: 9 Insanely Opulent Cell Phones.

Computer glitch forces U.S. to cancel visa lottery results

Posted: 15 May 2011 02:17 AM PDT

A computer glitch at the U.S. Department of State means there's some bad news for thousands of people who thought they'd been selected in this year's green card visa lottery, which gives a select few a bump to the front of the immigration line.

Captain Planet is Still a Scumbag [cartoon]

Posted: 14 May 2011 09:07 PM PDT

Asking teenagers all those double entendre questions ...

In Depth: Ryan Reynolds Gives the Skinny on 'Green Lantern'

Posted: 14 May 2011 02:48 PM PDT

Sitting in a room with him to talk about this movie, more than anything I got the feeling that he, jsut like everyone involved in the production really, truly believes in the movie. He loves it. Totally geeked. And you just want to go on this ride with him and Hal Jordan because if it's half as fun as he thinks it is, well, then it's pretty damn fun:

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