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Delicious Bought by Founders of Youtube From Yahoo

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Another acquisition in social media has just happened. Social bookmarking site Delicious was bought from Yahoo! by the founders of YouTube namely, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, and will now be a part of their internet company named AVOS. This was published as a press release at Delicious’ official blog on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. […]

Toyota Recalls Avensis and Lexus IS 250 models in the UK

January 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Toyota Recalls Avensis and Lexus IS 250 models in the UK – One of the famous car manufacturers, Toyota, has called in approximately 19,000 cars in the United Kingdom due to the concerns about possible problems with fuel systems. The company said that hundreds of Toyota Avensis and Lexus IS 250 models could be at […]

Walmart Fire Forces Evacuation

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Walmart Fire Forces Evacuation – a Walmart in Brevard County was evacuated on Wednesday morning, after a fire broke out at the McDonald’s restaurant inside the store. The fire started at about 9:20 a.m. at the Walmart at 8500 N. Wickham Road. According to the reports of Brevard County Fire Rescue, there was a power […]

Judge Rules in Favor of Google over Android Trademark

December 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Google has won a legal battle over the Android trademark. The judge ruled in favor of Google and the companies using Android OS that were targeted by an infringement lawsuit filed by Erich Specht. Erich Specht is an entrepreneur from Illinois who was behind a company called Android Data. In 2002, it received trademark protection […]

China: English Words Are Banned in Chinese Media

December 22, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The state body said, if words must be written in a foreign language, an explanation in Chinese is required. China has banned newspapers, publishers, and website-owners from using foreign words, most particularly English ones. The state press and publishing body of China said such words were sullying the purity of the Chinese language. In addition, […]

India Swept Over By The Philippines As The World’s Call Center Capital

December 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

India Swept Over By The Philippines As The World’s Call Center Capital – The Philippines has overpowered India as the number one player in the global business outsourcing market, making the country as the call center capital of the world. IBM released a report in October that says Philippines has taken over the lead in […]

Groupon Will Stay Independent Leaving Google’s Offer

December 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The tech industry has been looking forward for much awaited result of the multi billion acquisition offer of Google to the Chicago based company Groupon. According to the report of the website All Things D, Google has offered $5.3 billion for Groupon, with a $700 million earnout. If accepted, this would make its owners billionaires […]

India’s Economy Has An Impressive Rise of 8.9%

November 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Tagged as of the fastest growing economy in the world, India’s economy surprisingly increased to 8.9 per gross domestic product growth. D.K. Joshi, principal economist at Crisil said “Overall the economy seems to be in good shape, though the next two quarters will see a moderation from these levels…This growth is taking place despite the […]

7 Caffeine-Alcohol Drinks Halt From Shipping

November 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the manufacturers of seven caffeinated alcoholic beverages labeled a “public healt concern” have stopped producing or shipping the products. The FDA has sent warning letters last week to four beverage makers saying the addition of caffeine to alcoholic beverages was not approved by the agency […]

General Motors (GM) Stock Price Change From IPO Until Today

November 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

General Motors Co. has started to sell $18.1 billions worth of shares on this said to be the second largest initial public offering ever in the United States capping a remarkable two-year turnaround which caused the company to beg for a government bailout in posting its profits in over six years. GM sould about 478 […]

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