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Technology News Archive - October 12, 2008

By Rick Bentley Each year since 1998, I've compiled a "10 to Watch" list of actors on TV. These are actors on new network shows who have the potential to go on to bigger careers even if their new series fails. Past years have been easy.

St matthias Church is putting on a 'extravaganza' as part of its celebrations of its 150th anniversary. Mark Lord-Lear, who is directing the son et lumiere show, explained there will be lighting, live music, a 75-strong choir, and a live band as well as the Bishop of Exeter taking a leading role.

By Simon Price Max Tundra Parallax Error Beheads You DOMINO Electronic oddball Ben Jacobs has been in hiding in the six years since the last Max Tundra album, with just the odd remix to remind us he's still alive.

ANTI-VICE campaigners have urged Ministers to close a loophole allowing hookers to advertise on the web. Labour Justice spokeswoman Pauline McNeill revealed there is now a boom in prostitutes offering sex for sale online because new laws failed to include the internet.

ALHAMBRA - The Unity and Peace Sammantha Salas Scholarship Fund will hold a fundraising carwash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at Alhambra American Legion Post 139, 24 N. Stoneman Ave. Carwash tickets will be $5. Proceeds go toward scholarships for local students.

By Spencer, Charles This is a time for making the most of small mercies. One of the greatest of these, as the financial system collapses around us, is the splendid joke that is Robert Peston of the BBC.

NEC Computers, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has announced that it will be returning to the Gitex Technology week scheduled to be held between 19th and the 23rd October at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

By SARA GANIM By Sara Ganim The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA THIS CITY, best known to tourists for its historical sites and museums, has a surprise new high-tech hit that is developing into a must-see attraction: a huge atrium wall in Philadelphia's newest and tallest skyscraper where a cast of dancers and acrobats seem to come to life.

U.S. Republican Party leaders say the campaign of GOP presidential nominee John McCain is drifting, lacking a coherent message and running out of time. While party leaders said it wasn't impossible for McCain, a U.S.

By ERIC FEBER By Eric Feber The Virginian-Pilot Ring out the bells! Tex R. Minter wants to give area teens the opportunity to...ring out the bells. These are not those colored plastic bells once used in elementary schools. The handbells Tex R.

Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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