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Man Gets Jail Time For Linking To Illegal TV Streams

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Be careful what you link to online, because you may get jailed for it.   38-year-old Anton Vickerman has been sentenced to four years in prison after linking to illegal television shows and films on his website, SurfTheChannel.com.  According to the Guardian, Vickerman is the first British man to be jailed...
Man Gets Jail Time For Linking To Illegal TV Streams

Body Buried In U.K. Car Park Is Richard III, Reveals DNA Testing

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Twitter has gone crazy at the news that proves the skeleton is "beyond reasonable doubt" that of the 15th-Century king. Twitter is going crazy with the news that a skeleton found beneath a car park in Leicester are those of Richard III. The news was DNA testing--seen here on...
Body Buried In U.K. Car Park Is Richard III, Reveals DNA Testing

Giant 1950s robot Gygan up for sale

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Eight-foot-tall radio-controlled robot capable of responding to voice or light ray commands is to be auctioned in LondonGygan, a giant radio-controlled robot, which more than half a century ago entranced the world by flashing its car headlamp-like eyes, turning its head stiffly from left to right, and shuffling forwards at...
Giant 1950s robot Gygan up for sale
Benedict Cumberbatch expected to play Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game,' reports say

Apple lures away Symantec executive Phillip Bullock to head up its tax department

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Apple’s hires are traditionally quiet affairs, and one of its most recent is no different. A recent SEC filing by computer security giant Symantec has revealed that the Cupertino-based company has hired its former Chief Accounting Officer Phillip Bullock, who will lead Apple’s tax department. As a result of the hire,...
Apple lures away Symantec executive Phillip Bullock to head up its tax department

Gay couple hit back at 'idiot' Nick Griffin

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Police investigate BNP leader's comments as couple whose address was posted online say his views not shared by majorityA gay couple whose address was posted on the internet by the leader of the British National party (BNP) have hit back at his appeal for a demonstration near their home, labelling...
Gay couple hit back at 'idiot' Nick Griffin

Apple's Tim Cook wages war on complacency

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The razor-sharp CEO's latest firings are designed to leave no one in any doubt where he stands - or where the buck stopsJohn Browett, who was until Sunday night the Brit in charge of Apple's giant retail chain, can at least afford a good seat on his flight back across...
Apple's Tim Cook wages war on complacency

Leonard Barden on Chess

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Saturday is the 11th and final round of the European Championship at Plovdiv, Bulgaria, from where the top games will be shown free online, starting 10am BST, as England's Gawain Jones battles to qualify for next year's $1.2m World Cup. With two rounds left, Jones was eighth, half a point...
Leonard Barden on Chess

The 105-year-old motorist who still loves getting behind the wheel

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Englishman Bob Edwards, who passed his test 88 years ago and has had just one crash, still does around 60 miles a weekBob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit; he learned to drive in a French car that had a...
The 105-year-old motorist who still loves getting behind the wheel

Four years jail for man who linked to TV streams

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An Englishman who allegedly made £250,000 ($392,000) operating a website linking to legally- and illegally-hosted TV shows and movies has been sentenced to serve four years in prison. Anton Vickerman was convicted earlier this summer not under copyright law but of “conspiracy to defraud”. He had profited from selling ads...
Four years jail for man who linked to TV streams

Looking back: John Browett's turbulent six months in charge of Apple Retail

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In what was the biggest Apple boardroom announcement since the announcement that Steve Jobs would be stepping down from his position as CEO due to ill health, both Scott Forstall and John Browett are to leave the company. While Forstall (former SVP of iOS Software and responsible for Siri and Apple’s Maps)...
Looking back: John Browett's turbulent six months in charge of Apple Retail

Magnus Carlsen, the chaotic and lazy chess champion

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You never expect too much from the first few questions of an interview, but this interview of chess world #1 Magnus Carlsen is good right out of the gate. SPIEGEL: Mr Carlsen, what is your IQ?Carlsen: I have no idea. I wouldn't want to know it anyway. It might turn...
Magnus Carlsen, the chaotic and lazy chess champion
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