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It's NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament time, and that means brackets will be zipping through e-mail systems in organizations large and small. There are dozens of sites that let you make your tournament choices online, whether to test your basketball-prediction acumen against the masses, or to recruit friends and coworkers in a private pool.
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Finavera's AquaBuoy prototype is asleep in the deep.
The company placed a 72-foot-long buoy in the waters off of Oregon in September as part of an ongoing effort to assess the commercial potential for wave power. The buoy, however, sunk in 115 feet of water on October 27, according to a report on RenewableEnergyAccess.com.
"It seems to have something to do with the float section of the device," Myke Clark, a Finavera employee, told the Web site. After water started coming in, the bilge pump couldn't get rid of the water fast enough.
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There have been a bunch of busy little bees at Samsung's luxury phone division of late. Not only are they coyly working on the release of the "Serenata" handset, the successor to Bang & Olufsen's controversial "Serene," but they're also hard at work on the anticipated Armani phone that has stirred a bit of buzz as well.
Yet the mysterious designer handset has finally been revealed--and it's apparently somewhat underwhelming. The new Armani phone made an appearance at a dealer show in Holland, according to U.K.-based Pocket-lint, and it's … Read more