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News Around the Web

Roundup of interesting news headlines and articles making their way around the Web.

Found: eSports, StarCraft II showcased on new YouTube show

With competitive gaming on the rise, Red Bull has picked up ex-pro gamer Walshy to host a new show that follows the eSports scene -- particularly StarCraft II. The crew plans to cover Blizzard's RTS over the next few months, including an upcoming chat with developers...

Weekend tech reading: The man behind Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto doesn't exist. Or, at least, if he does, he's one of the rare modern individuals who is practically impossible to locate. Nakamoto is the creator of Bitcoin. Over the years since the virtual currency's inception, there have been several quixotic expeditions to find him...

Weekend tech reading: Full-sized Lego X-Wing Fighter, Xbox used games won't have a fee, Intel tablets incoming

This is the world’s largest LEGO model at 11-feet tall, 43-feet long, and with a 44-foot wingspan. It's made of over five-million LEGO bricks (5,335,200 to be exact), weighs 45,979.61 pounds (including bricks and steel infrastructure), and took 32 builders 17,336 hours (about four months) to construct. And yes, it has an R2 unit it in it.

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