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Valencia could return in February

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:54
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says Antonio Valencia could be back in action by the end of February following his horrific injury in Tuesday's clash with Rangers.

Facebook's Places launches in UK

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:44
Facebook's location-based service Places is launched in the UK, allowing users to list their location and see where friends are.

Clever cars to mean safer driving

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:29
The growing number of chips in cars will make them smarter and safer to drive, predict experts.

Digital history

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:49
The growth of digital data spells problems for historians

How to preserve history online

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:27
In the age of the internet with information flying around the globe in unprecedented quantity at unprecedented speeds are we in danger of losing the past as we document the present?

Toure wary of Juventus pedigree

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:11
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure believes Juventus are Europa League favourites despite the Blues topping Group A after the first game.

Blackberry firm beats forecasts

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 13:21
Shares in Blackberry-maker Research in Motion rise more than 4% in after-hours trading after reporting a strong profit.

Massive multiplayer APB to shut

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 10:43
Massive multiplayer game APB: All Points Bulletin is to shut less than three months after it launched.

Hodgson happy after resting stars

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 05:48
Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says he was right to rest key players for the win over Steaua Bucharest ahead of facing Man Utd on Sunday.

Craigslist ends US adult services

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:52
Online marketplace Craigslist has said it has no plans to resume its controversial "adult services" listing in the US.

Google takedown demands rise

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:51
Internet giant Google is concerned at the rise in demands for data and page withdrawals it is receiving from governments around the world.

Blackburn bidder gets more time

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 23:35
Indian businessman Ahsan Ali Syed, who is interested in taking over Blackburn, has had his "period of exclusivity" extended.

Live - Thursday's football

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 23:14
Man City face Red Bull Salzburg in their opening Europa League group game and England Women bid to reach the World Cup, while Liverpool entertain Steaua Bucharest later.

Celtic consider USA youth striker

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 22:34
Celtic invite USA Under-20 striker Adrian Ruelas for a trial but say Santos Laguna are premature in saying that a loan deal is already agreed.

Pigeon wings broadband speed test

BBC Technology - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 22:12
A pigeon has beat a broadband connection in a data transfer race designed to show how slow net access is in some parts of the UK.

Zamora sidelined until February

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 21:09
Fulham striker Bobby Zamora will be out for five months after suffering ankle ligament damage as well as a broken leg against Wolves, says manager Mark Hughes.

Allardyce points finger at Wenger

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 20:51
Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce accuses Arsene Wenger of trying to use the media to influence referees and make Arsenal players untouchable.

Project Canvas to become YouView

BBC Technology - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 20:42
A new free-to-air web connected TV service combining Freeview with on-demand TV services such as iPlayer will launch in 2011.

Yahoo computers smash pi record

BBC Technology - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 19:55
The 2,000,000,000,000,000th digit of the mathematical constant pi has been found in a striking display of parallel computing power.

'No ordinary genius'

BBC Technology - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 19:49
'Jelly test' typifies eccentric genius of physicist Richard Feynman