Archive for February, 2019

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez dies aged 58

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died this afternoon at 16:25 local time, Minister Nicolás Maduro said. “Chávez left us as heritage a free and independent country. We’ve got to grow out of this pain. Discipline and brothership” ((es))Spanish language: ?Chávez deja como herencia a una Patria libre e independiente. Tenemos que crecernos  [ Read More ]

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Apple introduces iPhone and Apple TV

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Apple Inc. today has introduced the much-anticipated iPhone at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco. The iPhone is claimed to be “a revolutionary mobile phone” as stated on the Apple website. The device appears to be running a mobile version of the Apple operating system Mac OSX. It is approximately the  [ Read More ]

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American children’s show Reading Rainbow ends 26 year run

Thursday, September 10, 2009 Reading Rainbow, an American children’s television series is to stop showing on television. It ceased to be shown on Friday after a 26 year long run because of a funding shortfall of several hundred thousand dollars needed to renew the broadcast rights. The PBS show has more than two-dozen Emmy awards,  [ Read More ]

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Canadian soldier kills 10 year old Afghan boy

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 The shooting death by Canadian troops of a 10 year-old boy in Afghanistan has raised fears of a backlash and retaliation. The boy was shot and a teenager injured at around 5pm local time yesterday when, while driving a motorcycle, they sped through a roadblock cordoning off the scene of a  [ Read More ]

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Feb 26

Deadly fire below US President’s Trump Tower residence

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Deadly fire below US President’s Trump Tower residence

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 On Saturday, the Trump Tower, in Midtown, New York City, caught fire shortly before 18:00 EST (2200 UTC) on the 50th floor, claiming the life of a 67-year-old resident, Todd Brassner, who lived in apartment 50C. All other residents were evacuated without incident. During the fire, six firefighters received non-life-threatening burns  [ Read More ]

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Feb 25

Sony refreshes VAIO brand for business and entertainment

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Sony refreshes VAIO brand for business and entertainment

Thursday, July 31, 2008 From the middle of July, Sony Corporation refreshed their senior laptop brand VAIO from “Video Audio Integrated Operation” to “Visual Audio Intelligent Organizer”. According to Sony Taiwan Limited, this refreshment is an attempt to relocate the laptop consuming market for business and entertainment factors. In the “VAIO Experience 2008” press conference  [ Read More ]

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Feb 25

Several groups seek to purchase Saturn auto brand

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Several groups seek to purchase Saturn auto brand

Thursday, May 7, 2009 Penske Automotive Group, Inc., an Ohio-based investment group and Telesto Ventures have indicated separately that they are interested in purchasing the Saturn auto brand from General Motors (GM). According to The Wall Street Journal, Nissan-Renault is interested in purchasing Saturn. Bloomberg, however, indicated that Nissan-Renault may be a partner of Penske’s  [ Read More ]

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Feb 25

‘Mobile phone dermatitis’ linked to nickel deposits

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‘Mobile phone dermatitis’ linked to nickel deposits

Friday, October 17, 2008 The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has released a report saying that an illness they named ‘mobile phone dermatitis’, in which individuals owning a cell phone have developed a rash on the side of their face, is likely linked to nickel deposits in the metal of some cellular phones. Nickel has  [ Read More ]

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Feb 24

United States: Two killed, more than a hundred injured in Amtrak train collision in South Carolina

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United States: Two killed, more than a hundred injured in Amtrak train collision in South Carolina

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Early on Sunday morning, Amtrak’s passenger train number 91, the Silver Star, bound for Miami from New York, slammed into a stationary CSX freight train in Cayce, about ten miles (16 km) south of Columbia, capital of the US state of South Carolina. Two Amtrak employees were killed and at least  [ Read More ]

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Feb 24

2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

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2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

Monday, June 23, 2008 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, the largest trade fair since its inception in 1982, featured several seminars and forums, expansions on show spaces to TWTC Nangang, great transformations for theme pavilions, and WiMAX Taipei Expo, mainly promoted by Taipei Computer Association (TCA). Besides of ICT industry, “design” progressively became the critical factor for  [ Read More ]

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