SJ2000 (1128057) writes ""Scotland Yard has confirmed that Julian Assange has been arrested by police in England... It is expected he will appear before an extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court today for a ruling to be made on whether or not he should be sent to Sweden."" Link to Original Source top
SJ2000 (1128057) writes ""Australian games journalist Toby McCasker claims he was recently fired from his role as Deputy Entertainment Editor of Zoo Weekly for blowing the whistle on a policy of trading good reviews for advertising. Specifically, McCasker told News.com says that developers like Rockstar will often demand positive reviews from staff and that he was fired after posting on Facebook excerpts from Rockstar PR emails."" Link to Original Source top
SJ2000 (1128057) writes ""The CSIRO's case dates back to 2005 when it sued wireless component provider Buffalo for intellectual property breaches. A further 12 companies including Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Nintendo, Fujitsu, Toshiba, Netgear, Buffalo, D-Link, Belkin, SMC, Accton, and 3Com joined the case after CSIRO lawyers won an injunction preventing it from selling its products.
However, this week all 13 companies settled the case. The details of the settlement are confidential but it's understood that each firm has settled their matters separately."" Link to Original Source top
SJ2000 (1128057) writes ""FOUR escaped pythons have caused a Qantas plane to be grounded in Melbourne after airline staff failed to find them.
The young Stimson's pythons, four of 12 in a container in the Boeing 737-800's cargo hold, apparently escaped on Tuesday during a 2½-hour flight from Alice Springs to Melbourne."" Link to Original Source top
SJ2000 (1128057) writes ""The State opposition has called for new laws to ban the possession and manufacture of ATM and identity skimming devices.
He said the State and Commonwealth attorney generals had already agreed on and recommended amending the legislation to include offence such as:
*The possession of equipment capable of being used to make identification information with the intention of using, or allowing another person to use, that equipment for the purpose of committing an identity crime offence, punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment."
That's very generic, technically anyone who owns (or sells) any Magnetic Stripe Card reading devices can be punished under this if they are able to establish some form of "intention" especially for sellers." Link to Original Source top
Sharks to Arms (1128057) writes "The 15ft saltwater crocodile began to eat the shark only metres from a boat of fisherman.
Craig Van Lawick was aboard the commercial barramundi boat on the Wildman River, east of Darwin, in the Northern Territory when the crocodile started eating the shark." Link to Original Source top
SJ2000 (1128057) writes "Windows Explorer was quarantined last week by Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software after being falsely identified as malicious code.
The security company's systems had decided that a virus called Huhk-C was present in the explorer.exe file, leading to its confinement or, in some cases, deletion
"We proactively went out to our enterprise customers to make them aware there was this potential issue," David Emm, a senior technology consultant at Kaspersky Lab, said. "Only one corporate customer [in the UK] encountered this problem, as well as a handful of home users."" Link to Original Source