Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Huge public schemes to help Gulf nations

“..The government has announced a commitment of ... $400 billion dollars for the next five years ... The government here is very careful when mentioning numbers…"

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Fog density increasing, says study

The period of winter fog is increasing according to a study published this week by the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco)...

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North Korea may stage nuke test to tame Obama team: study

It warned it could not rule out the possibility the North may threaten to suspend denuclearisation, boycott six-party disarmament talks and fire missiles or even a nuclear weapon "to tame the new Obama administration or increase its leverage in the nuclear negotiations."..

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Saturday, December 27, 2008

Extra hour of sleep good for the heart

Just one extra hour of sleep a day appears to lower the risk of developing calcium deposits in the arteries, a precursor to heart disease, researchers said on Wednesday…

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Friday, December 26, 2008

Where did Bernard Madoff’s $50 billion go?

Federal investigators will likely take months trying to answer that question as they dig through the disgraced investor’s records and attempt to unravel what may be the biggest financial fraud ever...

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Lebanese Bank Offers Fertility Loan

After a little over a year of inaugurating its controversial but apparently successful plastic surgery loan, Lebanon’s First National Bank (FNB) has launched yet another initiative, this time, the world’s first fertility loan…

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Big Credit Freeze

The fallout has been dramatic. Across the world, banks have been forced to raise fresh capital to repair ravaged balance sheets. Several have gone bust or have had to be bailed out, and thousands of jobs have been cut…..

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Why "Huffington Post" Is Really Worth $200 million

It brings the people, brings the revenue, and bring the hits Huffington Post Worth $200M?

Harmful pesticides in UK juice drinks

Fruit juice drinks sold in Britain contain larger amounts of pesticides than products sold elsewhere in the world, according to new research.

A study sampling more than 100 drinks from 15 countries found those in Britain had the highest concentrations.

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Nervy investors spur rush at Swiss gold refiners

This refinery near Lake Lugano in the Alps is running day and night as people worried about recession rush to switch their assets into something that may hold its value.

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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Google Apps trying to win over corporate users

While Google is often cited as having a golden touch, the company's productivity application suite is still a mere bronze competitor to Microsoft's Office….

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Earth's Magnetic Field Has a Big Hole

A large hole has been observed in the magnetic field that protects Earth from the sun's violent blasts, researchers have revealed. The discovery was made last summer by Themis, a fleet of five small NASA satellites…

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Freak Snow Storm Hits Las Vegas

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Las Vegas Valley until Thursday at 6 a.m. The winter storm is expected to dump more than a foot of fresh snow....

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Huge Solar Flare Surprise

Solar flares are the most powerful explosions in the solar system. Packing a punch equal to a hundred million hydrogen bombs, they obliterate everything in their immediate vicinity...

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Microsoft issuing emergency fix for browser flaw

The "zero-day" vulnerability, which came to light last week, allows criminals to take over victims' machines simply by steering them to infected Web sites......

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Its Here! - A gadget lover’s gift guide

Some of the most welcome developments in consumer electronic products this year have been in computers, making them more than suitable higher-priced presents...

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Three Canadian Soldiers Killed

Private John Michael Roy Curwin, Corporal Thomas James Hamilton and Private Justin Peter Jones were killed as a result of an improvised explosive device attack on an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the Arghandab District on Dec. 13, 2008.

The bodies of three Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan this weekend are headed home after a solemn ceremony Sunday evening at Kandahar Airfield.

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What? GPS, hidden cameras watching over Baby Jesus

Churches, synagogues and other places that display holiday scenes are taking a high-tech approach....

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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Canada Will Help Bail Out Ford, GM, Chrysler

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Spread The Love: Gadget Trade-In Sites

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Yahoo China Gets $300 Mil Investment

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On The Run: Google After Fake Sales Agents

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China Going After "Fake Drug" Websites

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The Bad News: Microsoft Cuts Prices In China, Again

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