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B.C. man dies after crowd-surfing at rock show – CBC News: A Richmond, B.C. man who died Monday night at a Smashing Pumpkins rock show in Vancouver was crowd-surfing before he collapsed, the provincial coroner’s service said Tuesday. The coroner found no trauma to the man’s head or any other part of his body. The cause of death won’t be known for weeks until an autopsy and a toxicology report are complete.
Up next for Apple: the return of the Newton – AppleInsider: Apple Inc, which helped spawn the PDA market with its Newton MessagePad line in the early ’90s, plans to give the concept another go with a modern day reincarnation of the old fan favorite based on the company’s new mutli-touch technology, AppleInsider has learned.
Paris Hilton Plans to Jet to Rwanda – Associated Press: Paris Hilton plans to visit Rwanda as part of her post-jail commitment to use her celebrity status to bring attention to social causes.
Record-breaking data leak down to poor policies, says Canadian watchdog – OUT-LAW.com: The leak of 45 million people’s credit card information was caused by retailer TJX gathering too much data and not protecting it properly, according to the Canadian Privacy Commissioner. The Commissioner has published the results of an investigation into the company which found that the unprecedented leak was foreseeable. It found that the company’s processes had failed to protect customers, and how simply keeping so much information is “a serious liability”.
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