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GoDaddy: It was network issues that took down thousands of websites Monday — not hackers? TechCrunch

HarperCollins Publishers reaches new e-book pricing agreements with sellers in line with a Justice Department settlement; price wars or availability problems may follow. Associated Press

DARPA shows off its headless, robotic “pack mule,” shows we’re one step closer to assaulting Echo Base. Yahoo! News

Taking screen captures in World of Warcraft? Notice the new watermarks yet? Slashdot

Incoming message from Jupiter: “ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS EXCEPT EUROPA. ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE. USE THEM TOGETHER. USE THEM IN PEACE.” io9

Free Marvel download: Amazing Spider-Man #36 (the 9/11 issue). Marvel Comics

Capcom announces its DLC plans for Resident Evil 6. Gamekicker

Matt Smith says goodbye to his Doctor Who co-stars of three years, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill, noting change is part of the job. YouTube, via Airlock Alpha

What is Star Wars: First Assault going to be? EU Cantina

What I’m reading: Marvel’s Siege storyline (WOW!)

What I’m watching: Big Top Scooby-Doo! (Don’t judge.)

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About Jayson Peters

Nerdvana's founder and owner. Digital editor, social media director, educator. Lifelong Star Wars fan and Trekker who also worships all things Tolkien and Doctor Who.