Mass of Media: Financial crisis

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A financial crisis happens when some financial institutions or assets suddenly lose a large part of their value. Many financial crises are banking panics, and many recessions coincided with these panics. Other situations that are often called financial crises include … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative

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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

A new world?

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Is the capitalism able to overcome the actual crisis in the world? I talked some time ago about big changes in the geopolitics and economy due to the global warming and climate change. Now, it seems that the financial crisis … Read More

Several regional power grids attacked by hackers, says CIA

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Some cyberattacks disrupted the power equipment in several countries, causing power outages that affected multiple cities, in accordance with the CIA’s analysts. In some cases the hackers used blackmail, demanding payments before disrupting the power. “In at least one case, … Read More

UN report on the world economy

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The United Nations has published a report on “the world economic situation and perspectives for 2008.” According to the study’s conclusions a slowing is to be expected. It provides an overview of recent global economic performance and short-term prospects for … Read More

Big investment in the Black Sea area (Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine)

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10 billions Euros will be invest by Voest Alpine (voestalpine AG), Austria, in eight areas at the Black Sea, in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine, in order to build a siderurgical aggregated group of plants with 10,000 employees, build on 1,000 … Read More

My predictions for the new year 2008

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Due to the global warming with increased effects for this year, the developed states will change their national strategies by taking into account these aspects, and we will see important geopolitical changes. United States will try to overcome the economical … Read More

Terrorism, as a justification

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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publish new proves about the Administration’s attempts to enact the Protect America Act and eviscerate the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). It is about negotiations between Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell and members of Congress … Read More

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