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Submission + - Rumble in the Bronze->

EnderWiggnz writes: Penny Arcade Forum Members Hold Grudge Match for Child’s Play Charity
Joe K and HLPRMNKY will fight for their respective hospitals. Matches will be shout-casted by EG.iNcontrol, one of the best Protoss Starcraft 2 players in the world and Trus, the premier tournament shoutcaster of Starcraft Arcadia.
November 29, 2010 – What started off as a playful back and forth about each other’s inadequacies as Starcraft 2 players has escalated into a Child's Play fundraising grudge match.
On December 4th, 2010 at 9PM EST/6PM PST, EG.iNcontrol and Trus will be shout-casting a Rumble in the Bronze between Joe K, representing Abington Memorial Hospital, PA and HLPRMNKY, representing the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital.
All proceeds will go to Child's Play; the lion's share will go to the winner's hospital and the loser's hospital will receive the rest. For more information please visit the following sources:
Battle in the Bronze Thread
http://forums.penny-arcade.com/showthread.php?p=17495061#post17495061

Stream
http://www.own3d.tv/live/5043

Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Arcade-Forum-Rumble-in-the-Bronze/111271298942019

Battle in the Bronze Trailers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoHvSBYGXEs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y48b4RcnhQs

Donation Page
http://pennyarcadeforums.chipin.com/childs-play
The event is hosted and planned by members of the Penny Arcade forums.

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Comment Re:Not just corporations (Score 2, Insightful) 1070

Yes, I'm sure that the Union's will be able to match the corporations contributions.

Actually, what will probably happen is that Unions will be made illegal after all of the government is bought and paid for.

*This* is what the second amendment is for. We apparently don't have a working democracy anymore.

Intel

Intel To Design PlayStation 4 GPU 288

madhatter256 writes "According to the Inquirer it looks like Intel will be designing Sony's next gen console GPU. It will most likely be an off-shoot of the Larrabee GPU architecture. It is also unknown as of yet if Intel will also take part in the CPU design of the console. Due to current economic times it was a no brainer for Sony to go with Intel. " The article also mentions rumors of ATI getting the Xbox3 GPU and, if history is any judge, the Wii2 as well.
Google

Submission + - Google Tops Microsoft as Most Visited Site

ack154 writes: The SF Chronicle has a story on Google surpassing Microsoft as the world's most visited website for the month of March. Google's 258 million unique visitors narrowly edged out Microsofts 257 million. Also mentioned in the same article is a report claiming Google has become 2007's Most Powerful Brand; beating out Microsoft again, as well as GE and Coca-Cola.

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