News briefs:April 24, 2005

Sunday, April 24, 2005 Contents 1 NYSE to merge with Archipelago; NASDAQ to buy Instinet 2 Bush nomination to UN post faces bi-partisan problems 3 Romanian reporters call for release of hostages in Iraq 4 5-year-old girl arrested and handcuffed by Florida police 5 British government considering new nuclear power stations

Google launches Google Spreadsheets

Tuesday, June 6, 2006 Google has launched an online spreadsheet site, in a private beta. The site will allow spreadsheets to be shared between up to 10 users, which is aimed to be useful to teams and small businesses. “Many people already organise information into spreadsheets. Where they are struggling is to share it” said […]

200 candles: Chileans celebrate country’s Bicentennial

Saturday, September 18, 2010 Chile is celebrating its Bicentennial, with several events that have been organized by the government for almost a decade. It commemorates two hundred years since the First Government Junta of 1810 was formed, starting the Independence process, that ended in 1818 after Bernardo O’Higgins proclaimed it. The Bicentennial takes place on […]

Che Guevara’s ”Motorcycle Diaries” companion dies

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 Alberto Granado Jiménez, the Argentinian biochemist who was Che Guevara’s companion on his transformative motorcycle trip through South America, died in Havana on Saturday, reported Cuban state television. He was 88 and died of natural causes. The politically active Jiménez met Ernesto “Che” Guevara, then a medical student, in Hernando, Argentina […]

Marketing Techniques That Cut Through Clutter

Find Out More About: Financial Services Crm Software Best Crm For Insurance Agents By Michael Fleischner With the proliferation of websites, blogs, RSS feeds, podcasts, and other communication tools, consumers are bombarded with marketing messages, new products, unbeatable offers, and other opportunities on a daily basis. Marketing professionals are challenged with finding new ways to […]

British Airways announces new CEO

Tuesday, March 8, 2005 The British national airline, British Airways has announce that the former CEO of Aer Lingus, Willie Walsh is to be their new CEO. Mr Walsh is to replace the current CEO, Australian-born Rod Eddington in September after his retirement. Willie Walsh started as a cadet for Aer Lingus at the age […]

U.S. ISPs to test restricting heavy Internet users

Thursday, June 5, 2008 On June 3rd, 2008, two United States Internet service providers (ISPs) announced they would begin tests to slow web access for their most active customers and charge them for extra speed. Comcast and Time Warner Cable, two of the largest ISPs in North America, both made separate announcements of their plans. […]

Missing Los Alamos Laboratory documents found in drug bust

Sunday, October 29, 2006 Documents missing from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico have been found on a USB Flash Drive during a drug bust located inside the Los Alamos trailer park, Royal Crest on October 17 and contain what police say are “classified material.” The drives were marked with symbols that indicated […]

Moscow celebrates Victory Day with military parade

Monday, May 11, 2009 On May 9, Moscow heralded its celebrations of Victory Day with one of the largest military parades seen since the fall of the Soviet Union through the Red Square and the streets of Moscow. Signifying the defeat over Nazi Germany in 1945 in World War 2, Victory Day continues to be […]

Where To Find Treatment For Diabetes Complications In Saville Ny

Find Out More About: Pet Meals Australia Loyalty Pet Treats byAlma Abell One of the complications that diabetes has been known to cause is foot problems. This can be anything from athlete’s foot, blisters and bunions to foot ulcers. No matter which or how many foot problems one experiences, finding a solution to common Diabetes […]

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