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  1. Victoria Pendleton on track for Beijing glory – TimesOnline.Co.Uk

    “I wouldn’t have done it if I thought it was provocative or seedy or anything like that,” Pendleton, 27, says. “I thought it was artistic. I was flattered that they wanted me to replicate a picture Lance Armstrong did.

  2. Violent clashes welcome Olympic torch to San Francisco – TimesOnline.Co.Uk

    Police and protesters clashed on the streets of San Francisco today even before the Olympic flame had begun its six-mile journey. Hundreds of pro-Chinese demonstrators along the waterfront confronted Tibetan human rights activists.

  3. YouTube, MySpace blocked in Indonesia –

    YouTube and MySpace, heeding a government order aimed at stopping people from watching a film critical of the Quran. The 15-minute film, by Dutch anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders, has been available online since March 27.

  4. Sri Lanka: Stop the War on Journalists –

    International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), an organization which aims to protect and strengthen the rights and freedoms of journalists is calling for a Global Day of Action on the 10th of April, titled Stop the War on Journalists in Sri Lanka.

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  1. Puts a Crowd in the Author’s Seat –

    Like the open-source software and Wikipedia’s collaborative entries, WEbook is betting that the “all contributors welcome” approach can bring more creativity and innovation to a book project than an individual or a small group of experts.

  2. Boeing Statement on Dreamliner Delay –

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a revised plan for first flight moved into 4th-quarter 2008 and initial deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner that includes additional schedule margin to reduce risk of further delays on the program.

  3. Facebook losing favour in Britain – AsiaMedia.UCLA.Edu

    Facebook, has for the first time lost users in the latest Neilsen Online UK poll, falling from 8.9 million users in December to 8.5 in January. But there are 712% more Facebook users than a year ago. MySpace and Bebo also lost users.

  4. US: Deal close as Facebook face-off averted – AsiaMedia.UCLA.Edu

    The lawsuit accused Zuckerberg of copyright infringement, fraud and stealing trade secrets. ConnectU’s founders, said they asked him for help in programming their site in 2003. No terms of the settlement were disclosed.

  5. China Loses Control of the Games –

    what Beijing prevents the rest of the world from seeing, that elicits the most concern. Recent reports indicate that sporadic violence in Tibet continues despite a massive Chinese military crackdown that has now lasted almost 3 weeks.

  6. Biofuel Industries, Medco join hands to build wood waste plant –

    Singapore will have its first 25 megawatt horticultural and wood waste plant by 2010. This is seen as a boost for the emerging biofuel sector. The S$55 million facility will be able to power a community the size of Bishan with wood waste alone

  7. Female racing driver being punish her for being thin –

    The 26-year-old, Danica Patrick, is upset by a new rule to equalize the weights of each car based on driver size. Extra weight will be added to cars for lighter racers and trimmed for heavier ones. She is just 158cm tall and 45kg

  8. Dell to price new notebooks from US$399 in June –

    Dell Inc, will begin selling a notebook priced as low as US$399 with flash-memory-based storage of 8 gigabytes to 12 gigabytes and will be priced up to US$499, the person said, declining to be identified because the information isn’t public.

  9. Motorcycle show highlights green technology –

    The Third Taiwan International Motorcycle Industry Show opened yesterday, focusing on environmental protection, with a special pavilion devoted to the most advanced equipment that incorporates green concepts and technology, organizers said.

  10. Digital Life – home entertainment system articles & news – TheAge.Com.AU

    Having conquered HD DVD, the Blu-ray camp is now bumping up player prices as it capitalises on its position as the only successful high definition disc format in the market. Figures from market-watcher GfK.

  11. Coming soon: superfast internet – TimesOnline.Co.UK

    The latest spin-off from Cern, the particle physics centre that created the web, the grid could also provide the kind of power needed to transmit holographic images; allow instant online gaming with hundreds of thousands of players; and offer HD video

  12. Google to Lay Off About 300 at DoubleClick – New York Times

    In the first sizable layoffs in its history, Google is cutting about 300 jobs from the American operations of DoubleClick, the advertising technology company that it acquired recently, according to a person with direct knowledge of Google’s plans.

  13. mooColorFinder – retrieve all website colors –

    retrieve website colors from CSS Files This neat little tool extracts any color information, no matter if inline CSS, CSS files via import or link, and even if you have a master CSS file with references to other css files – mooColorFinder reads it out.

  14. href=”” target=”_blank”>Canadian union decries ISP bandwidth issues –

    A major Canadian media union on Monday urged the country’s TV regulator to investigate online “traffic shaping” by Internet service providers after an attempt last week by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. to upload a DRM-free TV program to online users

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