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New Salinger Books Will Arrive In 2015, Authors Say

A stream of fiction and stories written by reclusive author J.D. Salinger will be published between 2015 and 2020, according to a new biography about the writer of <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>, who died in 2010. Some of the books will reportedly revisit beloved Salinger characters such as Holden Caulfield.<p>…

Funerals held for three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops

Three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli security forces in a West Bank refugee camp were buried in a tempestuous funeral on Monday as Palestinian negotiators cancelled talks in a sign of the fragility of the embryonic peace process.<p>The men were killed during an early morning raid to arrest a …

Monitor Lets You Track Any Url and Sends You an SMS If It Goes Offline

If you’re in charge of a website, or a whole lot of websites, or perhaps your job requires you to keep tabs of downtime across certain sites, then Monitor is well worth a look.<p>Quite simply, Monitor will tell you by email or SMS when any of the websites that you are monitoring have gone offline, and …

Nokia Sirius: a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet that looks like a Lumia

Nokia is preparing to back Windows RT by launching a 10.1-inch tablet soon. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the tablet, codenamed Sirius, will be launched shortly. While prototype pictures of the device leaked earlier this month, we understand that the final …

Samsung and LG reportedly plan 'kill switch' for stolen phones and tablets

Samsung and LG are planning to include a tool that would make stolen phones and tablets inoperable, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The move makes sense, as smartphones are increasingly targeted for theft around the world. In South Korea, where both Samsung and LG are based, smartphone thefts have …

PlateJoy Launches To Help You Plan Meals, With Ingredients Delivered To Your Door

If you’re like me, you have a difficult time determining what to cook for yourself every week, and then wander around the local grocery store purchasing a collection of ingredients that may or may not fit together. And, a week later, you throw away whatever you didn’t use and start again. Well, a …

Ballmer Departure From Microsoft Was More Sudden Than Portrayed by the Company

According to sources close to the situation, the departure of CEO Steve Ballmer from Microsoft last week was more sudden than was depicted by the …

Pain, Loss And Tears Come With Medal Of Honor

<b>Update at 3:14 p.m. ET. Carter Receives Medal Of Honor:</b><p>Saying he represented "the essence of true heroism," President Obama presented Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter with the nation's highest military honors, this afternoon.<p>"As these soldiers and families will tell you, they're a family forged in …

South Africa hit by wave of strikes

<b>South African construction and airport workers have gone on strike to demand higher wages, dealing another blow to the troubled economy.</b><p>Car workers have already been on strike for a week, while gold miners are also threatening to down tools.<p>The industrial unrest comes after the rand has lost 17% of …

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Bitcoin lobbyists host meet-and-greet with Homeland Security and other agencies today

The virtual currency's advocates head to Washington for a summit hosted by the Treasury Department<p>Members of the Bitcoin Foundation, the trade organization that represents the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, are having a series of "educational meetings" today with …

OLPC XO Tablet review

In late 2007, One Laptop Per Child launched its "Give 1 Get 1" program. While the do-gooder organization had originally shrugged off suggestions that it should offer its XO Laptop as a commercial product, OLPC finally gave in, letting consumers get their own device for a $399 donation (that price …

Colegas de Marcelo têm medo de ir à escola - Notícias - Cidades - Band.com.br

Crime aconteceu há quase um mês na zona norte de São Paulo <i>(Foto: Marcos Bezerra/Futura Press/Folhapress/Arquivo)</i><p>Colegas de Marcelo Pesseghini, o …