2008 Leisure Taiwan launched in Taipei World Trade Center

Saturday, July 19, 2008 This year’s Leisure Taiwan trade show (a.k.a Taiwan Sport Recreation and Leisure Show) started yesterday, with 131 companies participating including sports media companies such as ESPN and VideoLand Television, businesses selling sports equipment and fitness clubs. There were also a variety of sports being played in the arena built for the trade show. The events included a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, free style shooting, and bicycle test-riding. In addition, conferences discussed issuesContinue reading

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OpenSync Interview – syncing on the free desktop

Friday, May 19, 2006 This interview intends to provide some insight into OpenSync, an upcoming free unified data synchronization solution for free software desktops such as KDE, commonly used as part of the GNU/Linux operating system. Hi Cornelius, Armin and Tobias. As you are now getting close to version 1.0 of OpenSync, which is expected to become the new synchronisation framework for KDE and other free desktops, we are quite interested in the merits itContinue reading

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Interview with Tony Ciufo, City Council candidate for Ward 10 in Mississauga, Canada

Friday, September 22, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Mississauga municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council. Wikinews contributor Nicholas Moreau has contacted as many candidates as possible, including Tony Ciufo, asking them to answer common questions sent in an email. There is no incumbent in the newly created ward; the sixteen resident competing for the position are Shah Rukh Alam, John Briers, JamieContinue reading

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Tips Of Buying New Cars From Car Dealer

Here’s An Opinion On: Mad 4 Heli Buying a new car is a dream for many people. That’s why a new car is always eagerly acknowledged great excitement not only by the car buyer, but it’s really the big surprise for the whole family and car buyer. Buying a first new car is like a dream come true, but it is not an easy task. You have to research to decide which car to buy.Continue reading

Thirteen people died in London bus bombing

Friday, July 8, 2005 The Commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, Sir Ian Blair, has announced that thirteen people died when a bomb exploded on a bus in Tavistock Square. Initially, only two people were thought to have been killed. All bodies have now been removed from the wrecked bus. The rear of the bus and the roof of the upper deck was torn off in the blast. The bomb was either on the floor orContinue reading

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Security Council backs ceasefire in Israel-Lebanon conflict

Saturday, August 12, 2006 The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved Resolution 1701 calling for a “full cessation of hostilities” in the Israeli-Lebanon war and for international and Lebanese troops to replace Israeli troops in south Lebanon. The UN decree comes on the heels of an Israeli government decision to expand its offensive in Lebanon. Sources say that Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert will bring the UN resolution to cabinet for discussion on Sunday.Continue reading

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Automobile sales in the United States down sharply

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Sales of automobiles in the United States fell as much as 35% in January, compared to the same month a year ago, as manufacturers reported their January sales. Ford Motor Company NYSE: F sales dropped 42% last month from the previous year. General Motors NYSE: GM reported a 49% decline. Chrysler was hardest hit among the domestically owned manufacturers with a plunge of 55%. The decline in sales has not been limited to just USContinue reading

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Sjr Avalon Apartments By Sjr Group Bangalore

Here’s An Opinion On: Weatherproof Kitchen Submitted by: Hronit Sharma In the midst of our daily lives, how often did you have the luxury of taking a detour to happiness? How many times have you wanted to come home for lunch the afternoon? How many mornings you gave the alarm and back to sleep with a smile knowing that you could afford to sleep a little more? With hours of hard work, Choc-a-block traffic andContinue reading

Category:Science and technology

This is the category for science and technology. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 5 July 2021: Ransomware attack hits over 200 US companies, forces Swedish grocery chain to close 21 April 2021: Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl 7 April 2021: NASA’s helicopter Ingenuity survives its first night at Mars 25 December 2020: ‘Earth-based life can survive in hydrogen-rich atmospheres’: MIT professor DrContinue reading

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Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal Nature. Data from Cassini’s cosmic dust analyzer show the grains expelled from fissures, known as tiger stripes, are relatively smallContinue reading

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