Iain Thomson and Shaun Nichols discuss the hot stories from the V3.co.uk offices in San Francisco.
This week's topics include Oracle's decision to shelve its OpenSolaris platform as well as Intel's surprise purchase of security giant McAfee. Also discussed is the re-emergence of the Google Nexus One as a developer tool and the ongoing saga of the Apple manager indicted for an alleged kickback scandal.
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Saturn's rings only formed in the past 100 million years, suggests analysis of Cassini space probe data
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