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Watch the E3 trailer for Fallout: New Vegas In case you missed GameTrailers TV tonight, head to their website to check out our E3 trailer for Fallout: New Vegas. With E3 starting Tuesday, you can expect more coverage on New Vegas, as well as Hunted, Brink, and RAGE. Bethesda Blog
Merely human? That's so yesterday On a Tuesday evening this spring, Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, became part man and part machine. About 40 people, all gathered here at a NASA campus for a nine-day, $15,000 course at Singularity University, saw it happen. The NY Times
"for the lolz": 4chan is hacking the attention economy Over the last year, 4chan emerged from complete obscurity to being recognized by mainstream media as something of significance. Perhaps it was moot's appearance at the top of the TIME 100 list. More likely, it was moot's TED talk on anonymity that tipped it all over. Zephoria
Google tells lawmakers it never used Wi-Fi data Google Inc. has told lawmakers that it never analyzed or used any of the information that it says it accidentally sucked up while collecting data about public Wi-Fi networks in more than 30 countries. Los Angeles Times
World Cup Fever sends Internet usage to record levels [Friday]'s Web traffic has been classified as "Heavy" for the better part of the day, according to measurements by Akamai. At its peak, traffic for News sites globally started a steady climb about 6 am ET and peaked six hours later, at Noon ET, reaching nearly 12.1 million visitors per minute. ZDNet
Artefact puts Flash on your iPad 'In A Pinch' Despite Steve Jobs's ethical reservations, it's clear that people want Flash on their iPads (or at the very least, developers want to find ways put it there). Recently we saw Smokescreen, a browser plug-in that pulls apart SWF binaries and reassembles them into something Apple-friendly. Engadget