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British Airways announces record losses

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British Airways announces record losses

Saturday, May 23, 2009 British Airways (BA), the flag carrier for the United Kingdom, announced record losses today. For the first quarter of the year ending March 31, the airline reported losses of £401 million before tax, despite revenues which rose to £9 billion over the previous year. The company’s finances have suffered from rising […]

IBM and Cisco in attempt to create a universal platform for communications software development

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IBM and Cisco in attempt to create a universal platform for communications software development

Friday, March 9, 2007 IBM and Cisco have announced the development of a new platform, based on Eclipse and OSGi (Open Services Gateway initiative), which should unite all communication and collaboration software developers under a single platform. Before the UC2 (Unified Communication and Collaboration) the unified communication has suffered because of a lack of a […]

Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

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Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 A Scottish woman who set out before Christmas to purchase a turkey finally made it home on Monday, after being cut off by snow for a month. Kay Ure left the Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage on Cape Wrath, at the very northwest tip of Great Britain, in December. She was heading to […]

How To Deal With Problem Staff And Poor Performance

Read More About: Fortnum Afsl Authorised Representative By Iain Mackintosh Poor staff performance and ‘problem workers’ are some of the trickiest things to be dealt with in the office. It’s difficult to balance morale and productivity in the optimum way for office success, and as a result I often hear of managers turning a blind […]

US VX nerve gas disposal test a success

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US VX nerve gas disposal test a success

Monday, May 9, 2005 Workers at Newport Chemical Depot in Indiana have completed a successful test-run of a chemical reactor designed to dispose of Cold War stockpiles of VX nerve agent. After encountering initial difficulties when the temperature in the reactor grew too high, workers were able to adjust the speed of the device. 180 […]

Australia: Victorian government to trial driverless vehicles on public roads

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Australia: Victorian government to trial driverless vehicles on public roads

Saturday, August 12, 2017 Yesterday, the state government of Victoria, Australia announced their decision to trial self-driving vehicles on two of the state’s major connecting motorways, the CityLink and Tullamarine Freeway. The trial is to use autonomous vehicles from automobile companies including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and Tesla. The two-year trial is to have three phases. […]

NBC employee wins $266M from California lottery

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NBC employee wins $266M from California lottery

Thursday, May 6, 2010 An NBC employee won US$266 million from the California Lottery‘s Mega Millions drawing. The winner, wishing to remain anonymous, will receive $165 million in total, after federal taxes, reports spokesperson for the lottery Cathy Doyle Johnston. David Reese, a KNBC assistant manager, was informed by the winner around 2:30 local time […]

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s latest film makes Thailand premiere

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Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s latest film makes Thailand premiere
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Wednesday, June 6, 2007 Following a world premiere during the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, the latest film by Thai auteur Pen-Ek Ratanaruang made its Thailand premiere on Tuesday night in a screening for the press and celebrities. Before the screening of the new film, Ploy, the director and his stars took the […]

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Existing US home sales fall 9.6% in February

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Existing US home sales fall 9.6% in February
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Monday, March 21, 2011 Sales of existing homes in the U.S. fell 9.6% in February, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said today, in a sign that the U.S. housing market is still depressed. The figure was worse than the 3.9% decline anticipated by the economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires and questions whether the […]

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