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Ep. 825: Where the damage is done so I guess I'll be leaving

Our buddy Peter Ha is back on the show to tell us what's new over at The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's iPad-only newspaper. Unfortunately, halfway through the show we find out that Macho Man Randy Savage passed away today, so RIP to one of our favorite WWF athlete. To get us back in good spirits for the rest of the episode, Jeff and Peter make a Twitter wager, and the loser has to...well, you'll have to listen to find out what's going to happen when Peter gets to 4,000.

By May 20, 2011

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The 404 825: Where the damage is done so I guess I'll be leaving (podcast)

Our buddy Peter Ha is back on the show to tell us what's new over at The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's iPad-only newspaper. Unfortunately, halfway through the show we find out that Macho Man Randy Savage passed away today, so RIP to one of our favorite WWF athlete. To get us back in good spirits for the rest of the episode, Jeff and Peter make a Twitter wager, and the loser has to...well, you'll have to listen to find out what's going to happen when Peter gets to 4,000.

By May 20, 2011

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Wrestling loses WWF to wildlife

The World Wildlife Fund puts the clinch once again on the World Wrestling Federation in a tussle over use of "WWF."

February 28, 2002

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"WWF: Mobile Madness" game debuts

Game publisher THQ announced a new cell phone game based on its WWF (World Wrestling Federation) professional wrestling franchise. "WWF: Mobile Madness," one of the first products from the company's new THQ Wireless division, is available now for Java-enabled cell phones, with a version for SMS (Short Messaging Service) and WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) phones on the way in a few months, according to a company statement. Cell phone giant Qualcomm also is working on a mobile entertainment service based on the WWF. The THQ game allows players to control animated wrestlers such as "Undertaker" in simulated combat. THQ Wireless is also working on a version of "Tetris" for mobile phones.

By January 3, 2002

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WWF, Qualcomm wrestling fans to wireless

Cell phone-toting fans will eventually have access to wireless games, trivia contests and even ring tones that sound like the entrance music for wrestling champion "The Rock."

By December 12, 2001

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WWF, Qualcomm wrestling fans to wireless

Cell phone-toting fans will eventually have access to wireless games, trivia contests and even ring tones that sound like the entrance music for wrestling champion "The Rock."

By December 12, 2001

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WWF enters digital arena

World Wrestling Federation Entertainment says it has inked a deal with media services company Sekani to put the WWF's analog content into a digital format. Under the agreement, Sekani will also store, catalog and manage the WWF's archives, including more than 40 years of pay-per-view events, live programming and home video. The deal is the WWF's latest effort to develop new revenue streams by delivering its programs through various digital distribution outlets, including video-on-demand and the Internet. Last year, New York-based Sekani struck a similar deal with NBC Olympics to offer sports fans Sydney 2000 Olympic Home Videos. Under the deal, Sekani digitally encoded and archived NBC's Olympic coverage. Sekani also made the tapes widely available in the United States via the Internet.

March 21, 2001

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Xbox titles climb into top 10

Games for Microsoft's Xbox console claimed two spots in the latest ranking of the top 10 video games, the best showing yet for the new video game system. The Xbox games "WWF Raw" and "Wreckless" were No. 4 and No. 8, respectively, on researcher NPD Intelect's survey of the top-selling video games for the period of Feb. 3 to Feb. 16. Sony's PlayStation 2 accounted for the most titles, including No. 1 "Grand Theft Auto 3" and No. 2 "State of Emergency." Nintendo's new GameCube was represented by "Sonic Adventure 2," which placed No. 7.

By February 26, 2002

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Thirty-eight Xbox games available

Thirty-eight games for Microsoft's new Xbox game console will be available by next week, the company said Friday. According to Microsoft, the figure exceeds its stated goal of 30 games by the holiday season. The company launched the console in mid-November. Recent additions to the Xbox portfolio include "Max Payne" from Take-Two Interactive Software; "NHL 2002" from Electronic Arts; "Star Wars Obi-Wan" from LucasArts Entertainment; and "Azurik: Rise of Perathia" and "Nightcaster" from Microsoft Game Studios. More new games are expected in the first quarter, including "Blood Wake" by Microsoft Game Studios; "WWF Raw" by THQ; "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3" by Activision; and "James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire" by Electronic Arts.

By December 28, 2001