Halo Movie Back In Pre-Production

Word from Peter Jackson’s representative says that Microsoft is in talks with several potential partners to continue work on the Halo film. Pre-production has already started back up through Weta Digital and Weta Workshop in New Zeland.

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Halo 3: ‘Playlist of the Living Dead’ – Infection Into Matchmaking

“To celebrate the gustatory tendencies of the walking dead and to acknowledge All Hallows Eve, we’re launching a spooktacular, eerie-otic and cryptmongous playlist for 27 horror-filled hours, starting on October 31st at 12:01am and ending at 3:00am on November 1st — It is infection and it is the playlist of the Living Dead.” -Bungie

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5 Scientific Reasons a Zombie Apocalypse Could Actually Happen

Our culture is full of tales of the undead walking the Earth, from our religions to our comic books. But, some sort of zombie apocalypse isn’t actually possible, right?

Actually, yes. It’s quite possible. Here’s five ways it could happen, according to science.

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The Pirate Bay Sees a Future Without BitTorrent

The guys from The Pirate Bay are always working on interesting side-projects, but there is one in particular that’s so significant, it might be the future of filesharing. For a while now, they have been working on a brand new protocol – which may come to replace BitTorrent in the near future.

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Microsoft Blames Hollywood for Record Sales of Halo 3

“We thought we’d get some good sales, but nothing like this,” said Microsoft executive Bob Frederickson. “But with escalating ticket prices and the crappy movies Hollywood has been putting out. People are just hungry for entertainment.”

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Verizon offers 20/20 symmetrical FiOS service

In a huge win for both medical imaging and BitTorrent, 20Mbps symmetrical connections are now available over Verizon’s fiber optic FiOS network. The new $64.95 service may put additional heat on cable companies to offer faster upload speeds.

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Comcast Blocking extends past Torrents.

In the wake of several reports showing that Comcast is targeting BitTorrent traffic with forged TCP reset packets, new evidence demonstrates that Comcast is targeting Gnutella and Lotus Notes, too. Wait… Lotus Notes?

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Windows Home Server in depth: the Ars Technica review

When Microsoft announced Windows Home Server earlier this year, it was greeted with a mixture of curious disdain and eagerness. Some questioned what the product offered over existing solutions, while others welcomed it with open arms. It’s at once hard to explain and easy to understand what Windows Home Server is, but it’s worth getting to know…

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Film Execs Blame Halo 3 for Poor Movie Ticket Sales

Movie ticket sales for October are already being recorded as some of the lowest in recent years. And who’s to blame according to the film industry? Why, Master Chief of course. Several film executives and researchers are convinced that many movie-goers stayed home playing the game instead of venturing out to the theater.

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4TB on Desktop Drives by 2009, Hitachi Says

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies plans to announce Monday it has developed technology that will quadruple the storage capacity of desktop hard drives within the next two years, while laptop storage could reach 1TB.

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