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Universe hates Higgs boson, Chicago Cubs

By John Bowman, CBCNews. A physicist working on the Large Hadron Collider doesn't think much of the theory that the universe is sabotaging the project to prevent the discovery of the Higgs boson. Might as well say that Nature hates the Cubbies.

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Multi-touch concept for desktops: 10/GUI

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. I'm a fan of alternative ideas for human-computer interaction, so this video caught my attention. It shows an idea for a ten-finger touchpad interface and associated changes in the way a computer would handle multiple windows.

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Google Maps goes it alone

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. The blog ReadWriteWeb is reporting that Google Maps will no longer get its U.S. map data from Tele Atlas and will instead go it alone, relying on its own data.

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Street view sight-seeing comes to Canada

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. Google Street View has been live in certain Canadian cities for just over a day, and people have been busily combing the virtual streets looking for interesting sights capture by Google's camera cars.

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BumpTop, the (multitouch) slippery desktop

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. More than three years ago, when I first starting writing about tech for CBCNews.ca, I wrote about a computer interface called BumpTop, which took the desktop model to the next level, giving files shape, weight and physics.

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Google Wave invitation day

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. Today's the day that 100,000 invitations for the preview Google Wave go out to a lucky few. Google has quite clearly stated on its blog who will get beta invites, but that hasn't stopped everyone else from begging for their golden ticket.

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Three stunning high-res space images from Chile

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. The European Southern Observatory has released three high-resolution images of the night sky in Chile as part of its celebration of the International Year of Astronomy.

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Google Wave gives up on Internet Explorer

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. The developers of Google Wave — the tech giant's next-generation communication platform that combines email, instant messaging, wikis and file sharing — seem to have thrown up their hands when it comes to supporting Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

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Dooce lets her blog trolls feed her

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. Heather Armstrong of the blog dooce.com recently unveiled an interesting, and remunerative, way for dealing with her hate mail: post it in a separate blog and slap on enough ads to make a Nascar driver blush.

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Sony adds pizza-ordering button to PS3

By John Bowman, CBCNews.ca. Sony is offering PlayStation 3 users quick access to Papa John's online pizza ordering website, but the effort pales in comparison to previous pizza-ordering apps in Everquest II and on TiVo.

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