Predictions for the gambling industry

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Gambling revenue will grow to $155 billion in 2012 from a 2007 revenue of $114 billion with an annually rate of 6.5 percent per year, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in a report released this week. Asia, and especially Macau, will be … Read More

Google Health and Search Factory Tour

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Google shows the latest research in various search-related fields and announced the official debut of Google Health. R.J. Pittman, Director of Search Properties, showed some of the amazing advances Google made in image search, as well as how ads might … 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

Vatican, NASA, UFO, aliens, and the hopes

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I do believe in extra-terrestrial life, but not in UFO. It‘s somewhat similar with the faith and the God. I believe in the Idea, but not in its generally accepted, specific perception. The Idea can be accepted from a logical … Read More

Astronomy live with Microsoft: WorldWide Telescope

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Microsoft researchers has been developing an interesting astronomy application, now as a public beta, allowing you to see pictures from several observatories. The service is free of charge and uses high-resolution images from the world’s best land- and space-based telescopes. … Read More

How much do you pay for an US spy satellite?

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An US spy satellite is out of control and it will plunge to Earth in about a month. As of right now it is not possible to predict the place where the satellite is going to hit the Earth. It … 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

Creative Content Online for EU

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On January 3rd, the European Commission (EC) launched a public consultation for the preparation of a recommendation on Creative Content Online for the European Union for a common legal environment for online content, proposing multi-territory licences.EU policies should support the … 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

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

Testing the front running practice with Network Solutions

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I red about the practice of Network Solutions to register every name looked-up via their registration-site WHOIS, but I couldn’t believe it, so I tested it myself. I choose the domain name “justadomaintastingtest.com”. I tried it with the whois at … Read More

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