Snirt writes "The Al-Shabaab assault on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, is alarming for its audacity, its scale and the sophisticated planning that went into it. Both the choice of target and method of attack exactly fit the new al Qaeda playbook. Few counterterrorism experts
are surprised that the Somali group launched another attack in the Kenyan capital."
Snirt writes "Symbian is now officially dead, Nokia confirmed today. In the company’s earnings announcement that came out a little while ago, Nokia confirmed that the 808 PureView, released last year, was the very last device that the company would make on the Symbian platform: “During our transition to Windows
Phone through 2012, we continued to ship devices based on Symbian,” the company wrote. “The Nokia 808 PureView, a device which showcases our imaging capabilities and which came to market in mid-2012, was the
last Symbian device from
Nokia.""Link to Original Source
Snirt writes "It appears NASA is debunking horor conspiracies about the galactic alignment 21.12.12 and is actually urging people to go out and enjoy the festivities that abound towards the end of the year. Is there any well grounded reason for a slashdoter should worry about this alignment phenomenon?"Link to Original Source