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The Well celebrates 20th birthday

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One of the oldest and most celebrated online communities is celebrating its 20th birthday on Friday.

NVIDIA Version: 1.0-7174 released

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Due to wide spread issues with 1.0-7167, NVIDIA has quickly released 1.0-7174. According to the changelog some highlights include:

Living will software sales surge

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Sales of computer software to create living wills are surging amid the high-profile debate over Terri Schiavo, the severely brain-damaged Florida woman who died Thursday.

More Google Goodies

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Starting today, we're beginning the roll-out of our new and top secret Infinity+1 storage plan. The key features are:

Quench your thirst for knowledge

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At Google our mission is to organize the world's information and make it useful and accessible to our users. But any piece of information's usefulness derives, to a depressing degree, from the cognitive ability of the user who's using it. That's why we're pleased to announce Google Gulp (BETA)™ with Auto-Drink™ (LIMITED RELEASE), a line of "smart drinks" designed to maximize your surfing efficiency by making you more intelligent, and less thirsty.

Origins of April Fools Day

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Do you know the origin of April Fools Day? It is believed to have started in France, but the British are credited with bringing it to the US.

Microsoft Issues Warning Against April Fool's Day Jokes

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REDMOND, WASHINGTON -- In a harshly worded statement, Microsoft today warned that the company would "aggressively defend its trademarks against any unauthorized April Fool's Day jokes, parodies, satires, hoaxes, lampoons, gags, japes, capers, pranks, larks, farces, wisecracks, frolics, mockeries, takeoffs, send ups, humor items, or fake news stories."

No Comdex this year?

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Sci/Tech

No Comdex 2005 IT trade show this November in Las Vegas? No problem, according to IT users interviewed after yesterday's announcement that this year's event is off. It's the second year in a row Comdex has been canceled. One past attendee said Comdex had become a 'flea market'

WordPress Under Fire for Search-Engine Spamming

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One of the most popular Weblog-publishing tools, WordPress, is stirring a controversy over search-engine gaming because it included thousands of articles related to popular search terms on its Web site while largely hiding them from site visitors.

Shame on them!

Brain chip reads man's thoughts

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A paralysed man in the US has become the first person to benefit from a brain chip that reads his mind.

Google plans to double Gmail capacity

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Google plans to offer a bottomless cup of storage with its Gmail Web-based e-mail service, dramatically raising the bar for rivals in the sharply competitive business for the second time in a year.

Internet Music Theft Likely To Survive

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Justices appeared divided, both worried that new lawsuits could stunt the next iPod, and also deeply troubled by what they see as Grokster's efforts to encourage rampant Internet piracy and profit from it. However they rule, it's unlikely to solve once and for all, internet copyright issues, say observers.

Naomi Campbell 'beat assistant with PDA'

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell has angrily rejected US reports that she assaulted a personal assistant with a PDA. The 34-year-old catwalk babe and author is alleged to have set about her PA with a Blackberry during a jaunt to Rio de Janeiro.

'Game theft' led to fatal attack

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Shanghai gamer Qiu Chengwei killed player Zhu Caoyuan when he discovered he had sold a "dragon sabre" he had been loaned, said the china Daily.

Mr Chengwei only got the powerful virtual weapon shortly before it was sold for 7,200 yuan (£460) or about $800US.

Before the attack Mr Chengwei told police about the theft who said the weapon was not real property.

Hollywood seeks iTunes for film

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In other movie news, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment is trying to develop and own the next iTunes--but for films.

Taking the Film out of the Film Industry

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Wired.com is running a story about how Mark Cuban, co-owner of Landmark Theatres, is converting his theaters to all digital playback of movies. Starting with theaters in San Francisco and Dallas, he plans to change all 60 to the "first all-digital theater empire".

Mandrake Thinking Name Change?

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There's an interesting thread running on one of the mandrake mailing lists discussing the possibility of an upcoming name change since their buy out of Connectiva. Seems there may be some truth to the rumors as a whois it might prove.

The Guide to 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Learn all about Vogons, Deep Thought, and Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters in the guide to 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.'

Do You Like to "Blog"?

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Some blogs are endless diatribes from people with too much time on their hands, yet others are interesting and news breaking. I personally don't read too much unless they make headlines in revealing some new technology or the like. But if you like to blog or read other's blogs, here might be a site for you.

O'Reilly Releases "Linux Network Administrator's Guide, Third Edition"

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Misc

Perhaps it's not a Linux system administrator's bible, but it's nearly so. For a decade, Linux administrators have regularly consulted their own dog-eared but prized copies of this book for the facts and guidance they need to do their jobs. Now in its third edition, the "Linux Network Administrator's Guide" (O'Reilly) by Tony Bautts, Terry Dawson, and Gregor N. Purdy, brings sys admins up to date with an in-depth look at all of the essential networking software and utilities that come with the operating system, including basic infrastructure (TCP/IP, wireless networking, and firewalling) and the other popular services on Linux systems.

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