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

Google Friend Connect, rejected

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Facebook doesn’t like Google Friend Connect, so it blocked this service from accessing Facebook members’ data. Charlie Cheever says the Friend Connect violates Facebook’s terms of service because it “redistributes user information from Facebook to other developers without users’ knowledge“. … Read More

US judge rejects online gambling

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Lee Rousso, the Washington State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, filed a lawsuit on July 1, 2007, seeking to have UIGEA declared unconstitutional, considering that the new law discriminated against interstate businesses and, thus, violated the Commerce Clause of … Read More

Yahoo! allows gambling ads

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Yahoo! changes his terms of service regarding the gambling  ads, for the UK advertisers. This is due to the change in UK legislation for gambling advertising, that is now less restrictive. AccuraCast says that Yahoo! sent an email to its … 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

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

Romanian traditions: Mărţişor

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Mărţişor is one of the best Romanian traditions, celebrated in the beginning of the Spring, on March 1st. The tradition’s name is the diminutive of March (in Romanian: Martie). The men offer to the women a talisman object also called … Read More

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