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Submission + - Solar eruption to reach Earth within three days (space.com)

rastos1 writes: The solar eruption, called a coronal mass ejection, occurred yesterday at 1:24 a.m. EDT (0524 GMT) and sent charged particles streaking outward at 380 miles per second. That's just over 1.3 million mph (2.2 million km/h). The solar fallout from the sun storm is expected to reach Earth within the next three days. Interestingly an unnamed icy comet from the outer solar system dove into the sun and disintegrated nearly a the same time.

Comment Re:Comments should work now. (Score 1, Insightful) 438

And you think everyone can crack WPA2 ?
MAC filtering is usually good enough when you live in a small village.
Not everybody is an IT specialist there you know, barely anyone knows what "kismet" mean.
I'm not saying you should MAC address filtering anyway as it's very unsafe and it's a pity to setup, I'm just stating the facts.

Submission + - Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Now In Linux Beta 1

jones_supa writes: The Linux beta of the Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition game is now available via Steam. Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition was released for Windows earlier in the year and features the classic Duke Nukem 3D game plus three expansion packs. Megaton Edition features visual enhancements (including OpenGL acceleration), SteamPlay support, and other improvements over the original games. More details on the public beta of Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition for Linux can be found via a thread in Steam Community. To try the game you need to opt to 'Public Beta'. Feedback is highly appreciated.

Submission + - Hidden Microphone found in Ecuadorian Embassy where Julian Assange is holed up (guardian.co.uk)

dryriver writes: A hidden microphone has been found inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is holed up, according to the country's foreign minister. Ricardo Patiño said the device had been discovered a fortnight ago inside the office of the Ecuadorean ambassador, Ana Alban, while he was in the UK to meet Assange and discuss the whistleblower's plight with the British foreign secretary, William Hague. "We regret to inform you that in our embassy in London we have found a hidden microphone," Patiño told a news conference in Quito on Tuesday. "I didn't report this at the time because we didn't want the theme of our visit to London to be confused with this matter," he said. "Furthermore, we first wanted to ascertain with precision the origin of this interception device in the office of our ambassador." He described the discovery of the device as "another instance of a loss of ethics at the international level in relations between governments" and said he would reveal more details as to who might have planted the microphone on Wednesday.

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