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Submission + - Carrie Fisher has died (bbc.co.uk)

Rik Sweeney writes: US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a heart attack.
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Submission + - UK to scrap "dull" IT classes (bbc.co.uk)

Rik Sweeney writes: Schools in England are to scrap the current programme of information and communications technology (ICT) and replace it with an "open source" curriculum in computer science and programming designed with the help of universities and industry after it was described as "harmful and dull".

Submission + - PSN credit card details were encrypted (playstation.com) 2

Rik Sweeney writes: Sony EU have issued a statement on their blog informing users that credit card details are encrypted on their servers. Personal details however were not. The blog also points out that there is still no firm evidence that the CC details were taken.

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