Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

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Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 On Monday, Australian telecommunications company Telstra has introduced dual carrier HSPA+ standard for broadband Internet business customers in the Next G network. This is the first time this technology is being introduced on national scale. The bandwidths the users can deploy increased into two to three times, with Telstra becoming the […]

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Canada’s Scarborough East (Ward 44) city council candidates speak

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Canada’s Scarborough East (Ward 44) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Scarborough East (Ward 44). One candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for […]

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Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

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Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

October 13th, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, July 30, 2009 Eleven of the 25 workers at the Vestas factory in Newport, Isle of Wight, England who have been carrying out a sit-in since Monday July 20 have been sacked with immediate effect. According to one of the protesters known as “Mike”, the occupiers were given their dismissal notices concealed under slices […]

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U.S. Congress reaches deal on payroll tax cut extension

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U.S. Congress reaches deal on payroll tax cut extension

October 11th, 2020 by Admin

Friday, December 23, 2011 Speaker of the U.S. House John Boehner announced yesterday that he would agree to a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut. In an effort to end the impasse between the House and Senate, Boehner told Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid that he would schedule a House vote on the Senate […]

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Illinois high schools now required to buy insurance for athletes

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Illinois high schools now required to buy insurance for athletes

October 11th, 2020 by Admin

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 This past Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill known as “Rocky‚Äôs Law” that requires Illinois high schools, through the local school district, to buy catastrophic injury insurance up to US$3 million or medical costs for up to five years, whichever one comes first, that covers student athletes. […]

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Cloned cattle’s milk and meat seem safe, according to new study

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Cloned cattle’s milk and meat seem safe, according to new study

October 11th, 2020 by Admin

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 A National Academy of Sciences report (.pdf) last year said that while the milk and meat from cloned animals would not likely make anyone sick, more research should be performed. Now, a new US-Japan study published in the April 11 online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences […]

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Retirement: Are You Prepared?

October 10th, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Reverse Mortgage Loans Submitted by: Jerrin George Most of us are focused on our careers from a young age. We choose our education keeping in consideration the professional goals that we set for ourselves. Where the initial days of our youth are spent in the preparation of our life to come and […]

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Canada denies visa for Africa’s top biosafety negotiator

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Canada denies visa for Africa’s top biosafety negotiator

October 6th, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, July 28, 2005 Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, the Ethiopian government’s chief scientist and its representative to the Montreal-based UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) had his passport returned without the requested Canadian visa, and without explanation. Dr. Tewolde is Africa’s chief negotiator for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Tewolde had announced he would […]

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Kids Learn More From Summer Camps

September 28th, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Buy Ariat Boots Online Australia Kids Learn More From Summer Camps by formeparker Are you planning to send your kid to Ontario summer camp so that he can learn horse riding activity in which he is so much interested? To your information, not only horse riding, your kid might have mastered in […]

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Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

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Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

September 28th, 2020 by Admin

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas died Friday at age 75, after suffering from heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He began the Beverly Hills Playhouse in 1978 and taught acting classes there to noted actors including George Clooney and Gene Hackman. Katselas is survived by a […]

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