Massimo Luciani

Yesterday, people using Skype, the world leader solution in VoIP phone calls, started having big connection problems that left many millions with the impossibility to use Skype for their calls.

Enzo Bearzot with the President of Italy Sandro Pertini after the 1982 World Cup Final

Enzo Bearzot, a legend of football particularly remembered as manager of Italian national football team, died this morning. Today we lose a symbol of a different football, a manager always up to the challenge but without big vocal displays, a man who won what he won focusing on the moral strength of players united to achieve a purpose.

The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert (Italian edition)

The novel “The Dosadi Experiment” by Frank Herbert published in 1977 is set in the same universe as “Whipping Star”. The protagonist is once more the saboteur extraordinary Jorj X. McKie who, while working for the BuSab, discovers that the planet Dosadi hosts a secret experiment carried on by a Gowachin faction with help from members of other species.

The Orlando Magic almost rebuilt their team with two important trades completed almost at the same time. The first trade was made with the Phoenix Suns: the Magic sent them guard Vince Carter, center Marcin Gortat, forward Mickael Pietrus, a 2011 first-round pick, and cash in exchange for guard Jason Richardson, forward Hedo Turkoglu, and guard Earl Clark. The second trade was made with the Washington Wizards: the Magic sent them forward Rashard Lewis in exchange for guard Gilbert Arenas.