writes "In a Blog post on Friday, Google welcomed the ISO decision not to fasttrack OOXML.
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"Technical standards should be arrived at transparently, openly, and based on technical merit. Google is committed to helping the standards community remain true to this ideal and maintain their independence from any commercial pressure."
while indicating their support for ODF."Link to Original Source
writes "Today the London 2012 Olympics committee unveiled their new logo, to a mostly derisory and hostile reception. In response, the BBC website challenged the public to do better, and showcased some entries both on the website and on BBC1. Unfortunately, one entry (SFW) wasn't exactly based on the inspiring premise it claimed! Is this the first example of a goatse prank getting all the way through to national network television?"Link to Original Source
writes "In news from the US Centre for Disease control, it seems that there has been a 200% rise in the number of injuries from Nail Guns in the years since 1990. The release of Quake in 1996 may have some bearing on this. Either people aren't using them properly, or there is a marked preference for Nailguns now over the traditional pistols and shotguns for eliminating aliens in your backyard.
The Register has the scoop. Casualty figures for Rocket Lanuchers are not provided."