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+ - Julian Assange wanted for rape->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The recent trip to Sweden did not go all well for Julian Assange of WikiLeaks. On Friday, two arrest warrants were issued for him for rape — a Swedish newspaper Expressen (http://www.expressen.se/Nyheter/1.2104976/wikileaks-grundare-anhallen-for-valdtakt) has the full story. Unless Julian wants to face these accusers, he won't be visiting the Europe any time soon..."
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+ - Wikileaks founder suspected of rape->

Submitted by while(true)
while(true) (626738) writes "Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested in his absence for two counts of rape by a swedish prosecutor. Assanges current whereabouts are unknown. Two women approached the swedish police on friday describing two different instances of rape. The women where "too afraid" to press charges, but the prosecutor has decided to arrest Assange in his absence on suspicion of rape. The link is in swedish."
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Technology (Apple)

+ - Systems administration via iPhone w/o Hacking->

Submitted by Kalak
Kalak (260968) writes "tuaw.com has an interview with the developer of Inco, a remote systems administration application for the iPhone (and some other smart phones it's implied) that does not require hacking the iPhone or installing software on the phone itself. It runs on the server via Ruby on Rails, and is for those times where the wife/girlfriend/boyfriend/kid forces you to leave the laptop at home. "Inco runs pretty well on Linux right now. What [he's] been testing so far is a mix of XServes, FreeBSD, and CentOS machines." So for those who are looking to get a fix on checking on the servers, while still having a life, this is one possible key. The app is still in beta, with a release due later this year.

Full Disclosure: I've met the application author, and would try to line myself up for the beta if I had a phone to run it on."

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Portables

+ - big ram laptops? (beyond 4gb)

Submitted by Fubari
Fubari (196373) writes "Anybody know when laptops over 4gb might be coming out? Some of the devtools I want to run are just obscene ram-pigs. On the desktop I'm using now (win2003), it sucks up 1.6gb just to boot. By the time I log in and start doing work, it is stretching 2gb.

Move that to vista, add a vm-ware session or two, and I'm worried I'll be pushing 4gb.

I'm torn between buying a 4gb-max laptop now, or some mini-desktop that can fit in a set of luggage wheels. A friend of mine suggested something like this, but my first choice would be something designed to be portable."
The Courts

+ - MySpace sued by 4 online predator victims

Submitted by doug141
doug141 (863552) writes "Four families have sued News Corp. and its MySpace social-networking site after their underage daughters were sexually abused by adults they met on the site.

"In our view, MySpace waited entirely too long to attempt to institute meaningful security measures that effectively increase the safety of their underage users," said a plaintiff's lawyer.

The lawyers who filed the latest lawsuits said the plaintiffs include a 15-year-old girl from Texas who was lured to a meeting, drugged and assaulted in 2006 by an adult MySpace user, who is currently serving a 10-year sentence in Texas after pleading guilty to sexual assault.The others are a 15-year-old girl from Pennsylvania, a 14-year-old from upstate New York and two South Carolina sisters, ages 14 and 15. Last June, the mother of a 14-year-old who says she was sexually assaulted by a 19-year-old user sued MySpace and News Corp., seeking $30 million in damages. That lawsuit, pending in a Texas state court, claims the 19-year-old lied about being a senior in high school to gain her trust and phone number."
Movies

+ - Doctor Who: Series 2 DVD Massacre bug

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The 1st disc of the Doctor Who: Series 2, episode #2 "New Earth" cuts out around minute 32 and shows a graphic bloody stump scene from "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning". I don't think a disc cleaner will solve this problem. These are discs from Netflix. Not sure if this was manufactured into the region 1 consumer box sets as well."
Programming

+ - programmed code - yours or the company's?

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markybob
markybob writes "While working for my current employer, I do a lot in my job (small company), from basic network setup to programming. At the end of the day, since I never signed any kind of licensing agreement or copyright transfer, I am still the owner of my code, even if I allow the company to use it, correct? If I leave the company, could I reasonably use that code for whatever purposes I fit, even if selling my code to someone else or asking my old company to license it if they wish to keep using it? How would other Slashdotters handle this situation?"
Biotech

+ - The birth of quantum biology

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Roland Piquepaille
Roland Piquepaille writes "Just when you finally have grasped the concept of quantum mechanics, it's time to wake up and to see the arrival of a nascent field named quantum biology. This is the scientific study of biological processes in terms of quantum mechanics and it uses today's high-performance computers to precisely model these processes. And this is what researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) are doing, using powerful computer models to reveal biological mechanisms. Right now, they're working on a "nanoswitch" that might be used for a variety of applications, such as targeted drug delivery to sensors. Read more for additional references and a picture showing how a protein could be used as a nanoswitch."

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