Well, we knew it was coming, and we'd heard several conflicting rumors, but Japan's NTT docomo just dropped a big ol' leak in the form of an marketing poster. It confirms essentially all of BGR's initial leaked specs.
Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, has rejected the appeals from the two men convicted of attempting to organise riots on Facebook. The two men in their early 20s will spend the next four years at her Majesty's pleasure. [Judicery.gov.uk (PDF) via BBC]
Who needs Google Earth? NASA and Japan just improved the most complete—and free—digital topographic map of Earth.
Want to have your brain blown for a few minutes today? Dip your head in some physics, and realize that there's no such thing as pink. Scientifically speaking, that is: it's just something our brain makes up.
Will GPS be a thing of the past? The European Commission sure hopes so, as it's aiming to surplant it with its version, Galileo. The first two operational satellites will be blasting into orbit on top of a Soyuz rocket on Thursday.
There are a million reasons why being short-sighted is annoying. Here’s one – try wearing glasses and putting a pencil behind your ear. It just falls clattering to the floor, doesn’t it?
Something for your lunchtime viewing pleasure -- Bricks of War, a Lego stop motion Gears of War clip. Watch as Marcus dodges bullets, takes cover and blasts away the vile Horde.
David Cameron is just like a normal person. He's exactly like one of us, he is. The PM has announced he's signed up to social sites Foursquare and LinkedIn, because that's what normal people like us do.
Sir Richard Branson has officially declared the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space (previously known as the Spaceport America) is now open for business in the New Mexico desert.
One of the world's largest hard drive makers has emerged as another victim of the floods that've hit Thailand, with WD reporting that one of its Thai plants has been "inundated" by water and some equipment is currently underwater.
UK Hospital Computer System Prevents 17 Per Cent of Deaths By Reminding Staff to Give Patients Drugs
The NHS has had a torrid history of blundered computer system upgrades and IT roll-outs. But according to University Hospitals Birmingham, a decent IT system can prevent 17 per cent of deaths in hospital.
Adobe has launched an official version of its Reader PDF app on iTunes, bringing full support for document reading, searching and printing to most iOS devices. This must mean Adobe and Apple are friends again. [iTunes via Adobe]
Life at Olympus isn't just conjuring up stunning micro four thirds camera after stunning micro four thirds camera, it seems. Their British CEO Michael Woodford was fired last week for raising questions about billions of pounds that just "disappeared" out of Olympus' bank account.