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2010-08-16 02:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RAK Petroleum Public Company Limited, the oil and gas exploration and production company, today announced the farm-out of a 50 percent interest in Block 47 onshore the Sultanate of Oman to Repsol Exploracion, S.A., subject to Government approval.

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2009-06-08 14:25:00

The government of China is mandating that all personal computers sold within the country to include software that blocks pornographic web sites and other sites it deems objectionable.

2009-05-11 20:04:57

Mississippi State forward Jarvis Varnado said Monday he has decided to put off joining the NBA and return for his senior college season. I feel like I wasn't ready for the NBA, Varnado said.

2008-08-02 03:00:12

To: FOREIGN EDITORS Contact: Tao Wang, Global Internet Freedom Consortium, +1-888- 937-1688, contact@internetfreedom.org WASHINGTON, Aug.

2008-07-01 15:00:21

The best tool for protecting your family while surfing the Internet just got better! Bsafe Online's latest version gives parents more control over their children's social networking sites.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.