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Brett Favre: I'm not afraid of getting booed by Green Bay Packers fans - LA Times

"I’ve heard that was a concern of mine, and I’m here to tell you I’m not," Favre said Monday after he was asked in a radio interview with ESPN if he was worried people would boo him at his jersey-retirement ceremony because he played for the Minnesota Vikings — the Packers’ bitter NFC North rival — the last two years of his career.

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Cardinals still considering Peavy, who has often been tied to St. Louis - CBSSports.com

St. Louis seems to be a main pursuer of Peavy, but someone close to Peavy thought that if anything were to happen it’d likely be closer to the trade deadline. There were reports more than a week ago that the teams were getting close to a deal, but the Red Sox have been rallying and may need to see where they stand before making major deals.

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Google Chrome 36 Brings Web Components to the Browser - Datamation

Among the user facing improvements in Chrome 36 is a new look for the Incognito mode. Chrome has had an incongito mode since Google first debuted the browser back in 2008. Incognito mode, which is sometime referred to as ‘Porn Mode’, enables a user to view websites without having those websites or cookies stored in the browser’s history.

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10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare - InformationWeek

In fact, robots and medicine go so well together this isn’t the first medical robot slideshow we’ve done. Back in 2012, we covered robots that could do anything from reminding you to take a pill to scraping plaque off your arteries. We showcased more medical robots last year. We just can’t get enough.

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Johnny Winter, “Mississippi Blues.”

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This British startup is building a super solar material — Tech News and Analysis

Perovskite — have you heard of it? It’s a material that is getting a lot of buzz in the world of solar research. Now a U.K. solar startup plans to bring what it believes is a game-changing technology to make perovskite solar cells to the market.

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Amazon Fire Phone review: It’s not for me, but Amazon Prime or Kindle Fire users will like it — Tech News and Analysis

Amazon’s first smartphone is essentially a smaller version of its Kindle Fire HDX tablet but makes phone calls and fits in a pocket. It hides the complexity of Android with Amazon’s simple software and rich ecosystem while boosting Amazon’s potential sales.

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Aereo reveals appallingly low subscriber numbers | The Verge

The documents containing the bleak numbers were submitted as part of Aereo’s attempts at metamorphosing into a cable provider. Unfortunately for the company, the Copyright Office stated that “internet retransmissions of broadcast television fall outside the scope of the Section 111 license” for cable companies.

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