News archive from 28 January 2012

U.S. government invalidates potent Rambus patent

An appeals board at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared the patent invalid on January 24, according to a ruling posted on their website. The previous two were declared invalid in September. The invalidation is more bad news for Rambus, whose...

 
Demi Moore 'smoked something' before hospital dash

Demi Moore 'smoked something' before hospital dash

Demi Moore suffered convulsions after smoking an undisclosed substance, according to a tape of an emergency call from last Monday. The 49-year-old actress is described as "semi-conscious, barely" in the recording, which was released by Los...

BBC, 22:12 in Art & Culture
 
Fitch cuts Italy, Spain, other euro zone ratings

Fitch cuts Italy, Spain, other euro zone ratings

"Consequently, these sovereigns do not, in Fitch's view, accrue the full benefits of the euro's reserve currency status," it said. Fitch cut Italy's rating to A-minus from A-plus; Spain to A from AA-minus; Belgium to AA from AA-plus;...

Reuters, 22:26 in Business
 
Ex-Palm chief leaves HP after WebOS move

Ex-Palm chief leaves HP after WebOS move

"Jon has fulfilled his commitment to HP," a HP spokesman said. Rubinstein is still a board member at e-commerce company Amazon.com. Last year HP, the largest U.S. technology company by revenue, announced it was halting its TouchPad line of...

 
MIDNIGHT FEAST BUT ANDY MURRAY IS CHEWED UP

MIDNIGHT FEAST BUT ANDY MURRAY IS CHEWED UP

WHEN a Prime Minister remains in her front-row seat until gone midnight, along with a whole host of tennis greats, including Rod Laver, Andy Murray can be sure he starred in an epic. But his pain told its own story. Australian PM Julia Gillard rose...

 
DON'T BE IN RUSH TO SLAM ANDY DREAMS

DON'T BE IN RUSH TO SLAM ANDY DREAMS

THE TEMPTATION among the cynics will be to say that Andy Murray will never win a Grand Slam. World No1 Novak Djokovic has a different view, as do I. After this classic, Djokovic said: “He is so close to winning a Grand Slam – it is just a matter of...

 
IT'S GOING TO BE NIPPER AND TUCK

IT'S GOING TO BE NIPPER AND TUCK

WHEN Monty Panesar was cutting through Pakistan’s top order yesterday, it looked for all the world that England would be packing their bags early for a series decider next week in Dubai. But a late fightback from Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq applied...

 
SAL CHASE ON FOR OLD FIRM

SAL CHASE ON FOR OLD FIRM

RANGERS and Celtic were invited to make their moves for striking target Hamdi Salihi last night after Rapid Vienna ditched him from their winter training camp in Portugal. Express Sport revealed on January 11 that the Light Blues were ready to go...

 
CELTIC RACE AGAINST CLOCK FOR STRIKER

CELTIC RACE AGAINST CLOCK FOR STRIKER

NEIL LENNON last night admitted he faces a race against time to land the striker he craves for the title run-in. The Hoops boss has a list as long as his arm of players he believes would strengthen his striking options. After seeing a loan move for...

 
WE WANT TO REID ALL ABOUT IT

WE WANT TO REID ALL ABOUT IT

AYR boss Brian Reid last night challenged his part-timers to dump Killie and become club legends. Today’s Hampden showdown in the semi-final of the League Cup has been branded the biggest Ayrshire derby of all time. The two clubs have never met this...

 
FIGHTING SPIRIT OF FALKIRK'S MURRAY WALLACE PROVES THERE IS LIFE AFTER RANGERS

FIGHTING SPIRIT OF FALKIRK'S MURRAY WALLACE PROVES THERE IS LIFE AFTER RANGERS

FALKIRK defender Murray Wallace refused to give up on his dream after leaving Rangers as a kid – and the next few days will prove it. Wallace was released by Rangers as a 16-year-old when the youth staff at Murray Park weren’t convinced he deserved...

 
STUART BROAD STROKES FIRE ENGLAND'S RENAISSANCE

STUART BROAD STROKES FIRE ENGLAND'S RENAISSANCE

IT WAS Stuart Broad and not Corporal Jones who should have spoken the immortal words ‘Don’t panic’. Yesterday in Abu Dhabi, Matthew Prior was out soon after the start of play and england had slumped to 227-6, still 30 runs behind Pakistan. Broad...

 
'STUPID SCHOOLBOY' RORY CROSSES LINE IN THE SAND

'STUPID SCHOOLBOY' RORY CROSSES LINE IN THE SAND

RORY McILROY branded himself “stupid” after surrendering his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship lead by collecting an air-headed two-shot penalty in yesterday’s second round. McIlroy, the first-round leader, is two strokes adrift of Denmark’s Thorbjorn...

 
ENGLAND’S INVISIBLE MAN BECOMING IMPOSSIBLE TO IGNORE

ENGLAND’S INVISIBLE MAN BECOMING IMPOSSIBLE TO IGNORE

THE House of Lancaster stands united with the Six Nations a week away. England’s retro training camp in Leeds has, by all accounts, fused together a cleaned-out and cleaned-up squad ahead of the visit to Murrayfield next Saturday. Sir Clive...

 

Broad can drive England on to victory

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Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 


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