HP raises 3Par bid to almost $2 billion

– Hewlett-Packard (HP), the world’s largest personal-computer maker, raised the bid Dell offered on Friday to acquire the data storage company 3PAR, now at $2 billion dollars, which is $30 dollars per share. The offer came after 3PAR had announced that it would accept Dell’s offer to purchase the company at $ 1,8 billion, upping […]
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France deports 283 gypsies

– A group of 283 Romanian gypsies arrived yesterday in Bucharest, the Romanian capital on two flights from Paris and Lyon. France plans to send hundreds of members of this community living illegally in the country, government officials informed. According to the newspaper Evenimentul Zilei, some of the deportees upon arrival complained of being forced […]
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Ecuador, beyond the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands – with its giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and their other exotic creatures – is one of the places we recommend visiting before you die. However, with just two weeks to see Ecuador, we plan a route that does not include the archipelago. We decided to visit the mountains, the jungles […]
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New Species Discovered in Indonesian Waters

NOAA scientists using cutting-edge hi-tech equipment explored the waters off Indonesia and state that as many as 40 new animal and plant species may have been discovered. Scientists exploring the deep waters of Indonesia were shocked to see images of marine life that show great diversity, colorful, sea spiders the size of dinner plates and […]
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Facebook will no longer support IE6

The deadline is September 15 and from that day on the Facebook chat feature will not work on computers equipped with the old Microsoft browser. Thousands of Web developers around the world struggle every day to make their applications compatible with the old Microsoft browser, Internet Explorer 6. Several of the most important websites, such […]
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Van Gogh theft in Egyptian Museum

– Egyptian authorities announced today the closing of another museum to check security systems after the theft last August 21 of Van Gogh’s “Poppy Flowers” from Cairo’s Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum earlier this week. Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has ordered the closure of the Ahmed Shauqi museum in Cairo, home to the literary and […]
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