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BlackBerry maker RIM has released a statement on the ongoing BlackBerry Messenger service failures, saying that pretty much everything broke at once. And there's now a big backlog of sexy texts to process.
RIM's struggling this week, two outages in quick succession leaving UK BB users out of luck for email, internet and BBM. Time to think about switching to something a little more reliable for a business phone perhaps? [Telegraph]
A member of London's 2012 Olympic committee has claimed the event's web site will be "very hard" to hack, with DDoS attacks unlikely to succeed. Which sounds like Organised Hacking has just made it in as an Olympic event. [MacWorld]
UK supermarket Sainsbury's has emerged as the unlikely buyer of Global Media Vault, which it describes as a "white label online digital entertainment business". Streaming Sainsbury's video on the way soon, then.
F1 isn't known as the most accessible sport in the world, but thanks to the wonders of AR, you too can have a F1 car in your garage. You can even sit in the virtual car and pretend you've just beaten Vettel. [Via Ubergizmo]
What price the luxury of watching 'Stenders on your Android tablet? If you ask Sling Media, it's £20.99, which is what they're charging for the SlingPlayer app. Compatible with Honeycomb (and likely upcoming versions too), you must have a Slingbox to actually, y'know, sling TV shows to your tablet. [Android via TechCrunch]
Motorola just sent us this pulse-raising video to drum up hype for an upcoming product that'll appear next Tuesday the 18th. Shame there's nary a glimpse of the actual product, unlike Samsung's Nexus Prime teaser. Please see us after class, Moto.
Man United may have its own fancy TV channel, but Man City's embraced the internet generation with a YouTube channel. Watch people do the players' washing, a cat roam the car parks, and Hargreaves fight against injury. Just what you've always wanted? [MCFC Official]
The most prominent member of hacking gang LulzSec has spoken on a number of issues, claiming to be holding vast quantities of unpublished data. But life's not great on a personal level -- he's "past the point of no return".
Brave young David Knott took to the London streets to steal himself a new TV back during London's summer of discontent, despite being in a wheelchair with a broken leg. That's some impressive dedication to social unrest.