Technology

2008-05-17 12:11:00

'$100 laptop' platform moves on16.05.2008, 15:59:52An independent effort to develop the software originally designed for the $100 laptop is launched. Yahoo rebuffs plan to oust board16.05.2008, 09:10:01The net portal fires back at a billionaire investor who wants to oust the present board of directors at Yahoo. OECD warns on net address change16.05.2008, 11:50:44Delays in implementing the net's new addressing scheme could slow growth of the net economy, warns the OECD. US game sales lifted by GTA16.05.2008, 10:16:46US sales of video game consoles and software were up 47% in April from a year ago, a research firm says. US 'cyber-bully' mother indicted16.05.2008, 02:15:25A US woman who allegedly bullied a girl on MySpace who later committed suicide is indicted by a Grand Jury. NHS IT 'at least four years late'15.05.2008, 23:05:52It will be at least 2014 before the NHS in England has a single electronic records system, say auditors. Identity fraud hits net telephony14.05.2008, 11:40:36Usernames and passwords from voice-over IP accounts are being traded online, a telecoms firm finds. Two internets14.05.2008, 10:11:08Bill Thompson on how to be safe and keep risk alive online Estonia sets up cyber defence hub14.05.2008, 16:00:57Nato backs a new cyber defence centre in Estonia, following attacks on its internet structure. ... Devamı

England

2008-05-17 11:59:00

Make-up artist's husband charged16.05.2008, 23:13:57Police investigating the death of an Emmy Award-winning make-up artist charge her husband with murder. Police aim for peaceful cup final17.05.2008, 05:22:36More than 1,000 police officers are drafted in to ensure the FA Cup final passes off peacefully. Fire breaks out on stricken ship17.05.2008, 08:52:09Demolition workers are evacuated from a stricken ferry off the Lancashire coast when a fire breaks out. Girl killed by van in hit-and-run17.05.2008, 05:57:00A six-year-old girl is killed in a hit-and-run involving a van on Merseyside. Naked Ugg boot ram-raider jailed16.05.2008, 15:56:47A man who ram-raided a supermarket dressed only in his girlfriend's boots and a sheet is jailed. Bluetongue vaccine more farms16.05.2008, 16:57:04More farms in England will be able to vaccinate livestock against the animal disease bluetongue from Monday. Man United parade off after riots16.05.2008, 17:45:11Man United's parade after the Champions League final is postponed following violence in the city on Wednesday. Killer stabbed 81-year-old woman16.05.2008, 23:50:11A woman of 81 who was killed in her own home died of multiple stab wounds, police reveal. Windsor ready for royal wedding17.05.2008, 01:12:24Princess Anne's son, Peter Phillips, is to marry Canadian management consultant Autumn Kelly at Windsor Castle. ... Devamı

Travel

2008-05-17 14:46:00

Wine and history in wunderbar Wurzburg16.05.2008, 18:03:46Surrounded by vineyards and filled with atmospheric wine-gardens, this small, tourist-friendly town is easy to navigate by foot or streetcar. Today, 25,000 of its 130,000 residents are students -- making the town feel young and very alive. Eat like a local: Seattle16.05.2008, 17:02:26An authentic crêperie, a homey Ethiopian place and a down-home soul-food joint are among the city's favorite eateries. Slot auctions coming to all NYC-area airports16.05.2008, 22:14:41Read full story for latest details. How to safeguard your money as you travel16.05.2008, 16:26:39Read full story for latest details. A tale of two resorts15.05.2008, 17:28:39Read full story for latest details. Flight attendant allegedly set fire on plane16.05.2008, 05:00:06Read full story for latest details. Hotel-hopping in Dublin15.05.2008, 22:53:50There are more than 300 hotels in the Celtic capital, so where should you stay? Here, T+L takes a look at four properties making news. 5 common ticketing errors to avoid15.05.2008, 18:59:11As far as mistakes go, the one Janet Gordon recently made didn't seem like a big deal. She booked an airline ticket from Toronto to London under the name Jan. ... Devamı

Science

2008-05-17 12:45:00

Leader: Conception and conscience16.05.2008, 23:04:26Leader: Britain has been spared the culture wars that beset America Ben Goldacre: In pursuit of the perfect pitch16.05.2008, 23:04:28Ben Goldacre: We would all do well to remember that elaborate runic rituals behind the scenes can have an enormous impact on what is heard Dawkins beaten in bid for Einstein letter16.05.2008, 15:55:04Prof Richard Dawkins was unsuccessful in his bid for a letter by Albert Einstein that described religious beliefs as childish superstitions, it emerged today Unpublished data shows breast cancer drug 'third less effective'15.05.2008, 23:30:26Drug trial involving 1,000 women given Herceptin shows drug is not effective as thought Mohan Munasinghe speaks to James Randerson15.05.2008, 18:02:32James Randerson presents an abridged version of a lecture delivered by Mohan Munasinghe, vice-chairman of the intergovernmental panel on climate change, at Cambridge University Expert warns climate change will lead to 'barbarisation'15.05.2008, 15:45:53Climate change will lead to a 'fortress world' in which the rich lock themselves away while the poor must fend for themselves, according to a leading environmental expert Einstein's letter on religion sells for £170,00015.05.2008, 17:03:33Letter in which Einstein branded religious beliefs as 'childish superstitions' sells at auction for £170,000, breaking the world record for a letter by the great scientist Rocket man flies into record books at 180mph15.05.2008, 16:36:07Swiss pilot puts on jet-propelled solo aerobatic show with home-made folding wing after being dropped from plane Video: On a wing and a dare15.05.2008, 14:28:49Swiss 'Fusion Man' is the first person to successfully fly with a rocket-propelled wing after leaping from plane ... Devamı

Wall Street Journal Busines

2008-05-17 11:43:00

Carlyle to Buy Unit of Booz Allen17.05.2008, 03:46:00Carlyle Group agreed to buy a majority stake in the U.S. government business of Booz Allen for $2.54 billion. Video Maguire May Be Forced Out17.05.2008, 06:04:00Robert Maguire III ended his last-ditch effort to buy the company he founded and is on the verge of being forced out as chairman and CEO. American Axle, UAW in Tentative Deal17.05.2008, 07:16:00American Axle reached a tentative pact with the UAW that could bring to an end a nearly three-month strike that has crimped output at GM. Paulson Suggests Worst Is Past17.05.2008, 06:41:00Paulson said the overall picture of U.S. financial markets has steadily improved over the past couple of months despite continuing challenges in the housing market. (Remarks) Consumers Are Downbeat on Economy17.05.2008, 06:29:00Consumer sentiment about the economy hit a 28-year low, while housing starts jumped 8.2% in April on gains in the multifamily category. FDIC Grows Wary of Brokered Deposits17.05.2008, 03:09:00The FDIC is growing wary of banks that aggressively sought brokered deposits in order to fund rapid real-estate lending. Fed Asks to Pay Interest Now17.05.2008, 06:15:00Bernanke asked Congress to accelerate the date when the Fed can pay interest on commercial-bank reserves, a move that would give it better control over interest rates and more leverage to battle the credit crunch. Fannie, Freddie Called Weak in Capital Base17.05.2008, 03:50:00Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's meager capital could pose a significant risk to taxpayers and financial institutions, their regulator said. American, FAA Dispute Continues17.05.2008, 07:54:00AMR and the FAA are at odds over a safety-compliance issue that stranded travelers in April. Separately, FAA-proposed rules could strip carriers of some slots at New York airports. ... Devamı

FİNANS HABERLERİ

2008-05-15 11:16:00

Albaraka Türk, İlk Çeyrekte Net Kârını %52 Artırdı14.05.2008, 10:21:57Uyguladığı dengeli şubeleşme stratejisiyle 2007'ye damgasını vuran Albaraka Türk Katılım Bankası, hızlı gelişimini sürdürüyor. Albaraka Türk'ün, 31 Mart 2008 dönemi itibarıyla denetlenmiş konsolide olmayan mali tablo rakamlarına göre 31.03.2008 tarih... Halkbank, 'İlk'lerine Bir Yenisini Ekledi: 'Yargı Haftası Kredi Kampanyası'13.05.2008, 10:01:5470. kuruluş yıldönümünde ardı ardına hizmete sunduğu yeni kredi seçenekleriyle bireysel bankacılık alanında kararlı adımlarla zirveye doğru ilerleyen Halkbank, Danıştay'ın 140. kuruluş yıldönümü dolayısıyla hazırladığı 'Yargı Haftası Kredi Kampanyası... Türkiye'nin En Büyük İnternet Şenliği TFT ODTÜ'de Kapılarını Açıyor08.05.2008, 15:45:54TFT '08 (Technology For Trade 2008) Organizasyonu 23-25 Mayıs tarihleri arasında Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi'nde gerçekleştirilecek. İnternet bankacılığı konusunda Türkiye'nin önde gelen kuruluşlarından Garanti Bankası'nın ana sponsorluğunda gerçekl... SFA'nın %86 Hissesinin Frigoglass'a Satışı Başarıyla Sonuçlandı08.05.2008, 13:08:57Türkiye'nin önde gelen endüstriyel soğutucu üreticisi SFA Soğutma'nın %86 hissesi dünyanın lider içecek soğutucuları üreticisi Frigoglass tarafından satın alınmıştır. İşlem bedeli 50 milyon Euro'nun üzerinde olup, AHT Cooling Systems %14 hissesi ile ... Türkiye Finans'tan Anneler Günü'ne Özel Kampanya07.05.2008, 13:34:16Türkiye Finans Anneler Günü'ne yönelik özel bir kampanya hazırladı. Kampanya kapsamında Türkiye Finans kredi kartı ile anlaşmalı üye işyerlerinden günün en yüksek harcamasını yapan kişi Samsung E250 cep telefonu kazanacak. Anneler Günü kampanyası 6 -... Türkiye Finans'tan 'Premium Banking'05.05.2008, 13:55:32Türkiye Finans; doküman yönetim sistemi, iş akış uygulaması, tarama sistemi ve bankacılık uygulamalarının tam entegrasyonunu sağlayarak oluşturduğu &#... Devamı

ŞİRKET HABERLERİ

2008-05-15 09:14:00

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BBC UK News

2008-05-14 22:12:00

UK inflation woe 'set to worsen'14.05.2008, 16:58:02The UK's outlook for inflation has deteriorated in the past few months, the head of the Bank of England says. Action to 'help family finances'14.05.2008, 13:07:24Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced a series of plans that will affect people's finances, homes and work. UK unemployment rises by 14,00014.05.2008, 09:17:01UK unemployment rose by 14,000 to 1.61 million in the three months to March, official figures show. Regulator selects consumer panel14.05.2008, 13:42:45Energy regulator Ofgem is recruiting a panel of consumers for views on rising energy costs. Further loss for mortgage giant14.05.2008, 16:36:30Freddie Mac, the second biggest provider of US mortgage financing, reports a loss as the housing slump persists. B&B seeks £300m in rights issue14.05.2008, 11:10:57Bradford & Bingley announces plans for a rights issue to raise £300m from its existing shareholders. US inflation eases but food soars14.05.2008, 13:21:15US food prices jumped at the fastest pace for 18 years in April, figures show, but overall inflation eased. Sainsbury's annual profits up 28%14.05.2008, 06:50:50Sainsbury's reports a 28% rise in annual profits to £488m and is to start selling non-food items online. WPP frustrated in takeover battle14.05.2008, 09:21:56Advertising firm WPP says it is disappointed after a second bid approach for research firm TNS is rejected. ... Devamı

Business

2008-05-14 21:10:00

Oil pushes ever higherPrice of litre of petrol tops £1 for first time in UK as oil surges on a North Sea storm. By Graeme Wearden. Dollar hits 26-year low against poundThe pound climbed to $2.10 for the first time since 1981 today, boosted by speculation that China was preparing to shift its foreign reserves out of dollars. By Graeme Wearden. US gloom weighs on FTSEMarket report: London shares resumed their downward trek today, knocked by volatile oil prices, a tumbling dollar, jitters around banks and more anxieties on Wall Street. By Katie Allen. Virgin Media hails growth 'turnaround'Virgin Media signals that era of upheaval marked by public rows with BSkyB is behind it as the cable TV company posts strongest customer growth in more than a year. By Katie Allen and Chris Tryhorn. National Starch takeover to cost thousands of jobsHenkel, the maker of Schwarzkopf hair products, plans to cut thousands of jobs when it completes its £2.7bn acquisition of ICI's National Starch adhesives business early next year. By David Gow. FirstGroup thanks oil price for rise in bus revenueBritish bus and rail operator says soaring oil price forcing motorists out of their cars and on to public transport. By Dan Milmo. Next sales 'highly volatile'Outlook at fashion chain Next 'uncertain' in run-up to Christmas, company warns. By Julia Finch. Virgin Media upbeat after growth in customersCable group Virgin Media added 13,000 new customers in the third quarter of the year. By Chris Tryhorn . Bank governor tones down criticism of Darling over crisis at Northern Rock· King: 'No disagreement with chancellor' · Authorities knew savers had insufficient protection ... Devamı

Money Headlines

2008-05-14 20:09:00

Hybrids recoup higher cost in less time12.05.2008, 01:06:49Rising fuel prices and competition among a proliferation of gasoline-electric hybrids have sliced the payback period for hybrids ... Social-networking sites work to turn users into profits12.05.2008, 01:03:28Facebook, MySpace and other social-networking sites have been the rage of the tech industry for more than a year. Following investments ... Bush, Congress set for clash over $300B farm bill12.05.2008, 01:03:27Farm income is projected to reach a record $92.3 billion this year as strong demand, tight supplies and a growing biofuels sector ... These promotional items may be mightier than the pen12.05.2008, 00:34:50A look at what's new in advertising and marketing. That logoed pen you dole out to potential clients? So incredibly lame when ... Airport Check-in: Workers get customer-service training12.05.2008, 00:24:16Employees at New York John F. Kennedy began undergoing training last week to improve customer service for travelers caught in ... Ford rolls on its 'Way Forward' turnaround12.05.2008, 00:19:51Ford's ongoing Way Forward recovery plan with full-year profitably promised for 2009 has run head-on into an economic slump ... Theory on move to sharia-based economy a bit hard to follow12.05.2008, 00:13:35It's difficult to think of Rogue Economics as a single book. It feels more like a collection of esoteric essays linking all the ... Your Portfolio: Disciplined savers look for better returns12.05.2008, 00:04:16Scott and Razije Blanchard want freedom in their financial lives: to travel to eventually open their own business and to amass ... Mitek CEO pins turnaround on wireless check deposits11.05.2008, 23:59:41When Jim DeBello launched his technology career two decades ago, a mentor told him that on top of getting an education, he'd ... ... Devamı