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

Gambling and entertainment investment in Chile

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Merchant bank Clairvest Group Inc. and Clairvest Equity Partners III Limited Partnership are investing $41.6 million in a new gambling and entertainment centre in southern Chile, adjacent to the city of Concepción. The centre will include a casino, hotel, entertainment … 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

Microsoft to buy Calista Technologies and join Citrix Systems for virtualization

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Microsoft intends to develop in the virtualization field, with a more extensive strategy that includes the relaxing of the licensing for its virtualization software and lower prices. Virtualization is a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from … Read More

Gambling Media: Hillary Clinton

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Betting Big on Nevada TIME To many Washington wags, the very notion evokes images of show girls arguing with croupiers about the finer points of Hillary Clinton’s healthcare policy … Clinton Wagers on Gambling AOL News Newsbloggers, VA By David … Read More

Mass of Media: Steve Jobs

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Violet Blue: Steve Jobs snubbed me CNET News.com, CA If you want to look at how the personalities of Apple’s two co-founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, differ, perhaps one way would be to measure their … Investors Boo Steve … Read More

UK white list for online gambling advertising, updated

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U.K. Gambling Act of 2005 went into effect Sept. 1, 2007, restricting online gambling advertising to only those companies based in the United Kingdom or other countries in the European Economic Area. The EEA consists of the 27 countries in … Read More

MySQL bought by Sun Microsystems

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A new try for Sun Microsystems to come back between the leaders of the IT industry, by buying the most popular open source database, for $1 billion. MySQL is a multithreaded, multi-user SQL database management system which has, according to … Read More

Google, iPhone, and mobile market

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It’s done! After iPhone was the most searched keyword in Google search for the last year 2007, now, the iPhone become the best user of the Google search engine. Never said in this blog so big words, but in my … Read More

Google and Yahoo! top search keywords for 2007

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Big differences between the two statistics for top search keywords for the last year. It seems that Yahoo! search was used mainly for entertainment, while US people searched with Google for a more diversified terms, especially social networks. As specified … Read More

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