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Submission + - First video of an iphone 5 booting up (gizmodo.com)

mister.woody writes: After all the leaks it seems highly unlikely that this is any kind of prank or fake—unless Apple has played the biggest deception operation since the Allies made the Nazis believe that Operation Overlord was happening in another place.
Space

Submission + - Bill Clinton Backs 100 Year Starship (discovery.com) 1

astroengine writes: "The light-years between the stars is vast — a seemingly insurmountable quarantine that cuts our solar system off from the rest of the galaxy. But to a growing number of interstellar enthusiasts who will meet in Houston, Texas, for the 100YSS Public Symposium next week, interstellar distances may not be as insurmountable as they seem. What's more, they even have the support of former U.S. President Bill Clinton."
Blackberry

Submission + - Leaked Photo Shows BlackBerry L-Series Touchscreen Phone (mashable.com)

mister.woody writes: A leaked photo reveals that the upcoming BlackBerry smartphone is a touchscreen device.

Codenamed London, the phone will run on the new BlackBerry 10 OS, according to website N4BB. While the photo doesn’t diclose much about the L-series phone from Research in Motion, it does show apps, including BBM, DocsToGo, Facebook and Story Maker.

Comment 4" screen (Score 0) 1

This seems to be the only information from TFA:

Among the expected enhancements for Apple’s latest smartphone include a larger, 4-inch screen that can help it compete with the bigger displays found on rival devices like the Samsung Galaxy S III, which Apple is filing an injunction against after a favourable patent infringement ruling.

and I doubt it is true.
Piracy

Submission + - Why Video Game Piracy is good business for the PC Gaming Industry (airbornegamer.com)

AirborneGamer writes: "Adam writes: "How in the world could ripping off someone else’s Intellectual Property and receiving digital content (a gameor two or three) for free rather than paying for it be a good thing for the PC Gaming Industry? I’m glad your inquisitive young mind is seeking answers to such deep questions in life, let me explain." Crysis 2 was the most pirated game of 2011, does that mean EA or Crytek actually lost money? Does piracy equal lost sales? Adam attempts to explain how PC Game Piracy actually helps the PC Market"
Security

Submission + - Vatican Said To Be Victim in Recent Cyber Attack (securityweek.com) 1

wiredmikey writes: Late last week, security researchers from Radware discovered a new Trojan Key Logger on a system of one of its clients named “Admin.HLP” that captures sensitive user information and attempts to export it to a server in a remote location.

At the time Radware would not comment on who the victim was, but soon after, a source told FOXBusiness that the Victim was the Vatican.

The governing body of the Catholic Church is not commenting on the issue, however. “No comment,” is all that was said in a two-word email from the Vatican Press Office on August 31 sent in response to an inquiry from Catholic News Agency.

The Vatican has been hit with cyber attacks in the past, including DDoS attacks and Website defacements by Anonymous. It's unclear who was behind these recent targeted attacks, however.

Submission + - University of Cambridge offers free online Raspberry Pi course (pcpro.co.uk)

Barence writes: The University of Cambridge has released a free 12-step online course on building a basic operating system for the Raspberry Pi. The course, Baking Pi — Operating Systems Development, was compiled by student Alex Chadwick during a summer interning in the school's computer lab, and has been put online to help this year's new recruits start work with the device. The university has already purchased a Raspberry Pi for every new Computer Science student starting in 2012.

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