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2014-06-19 08:26:28

Members of the Congressional Chess Caucus Competed to Highlight the Educational Benefits of Chess WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the newly formed Congressional Chess Caucus competed in the first Congressional Chess Tournament to promote the game's educational benefits, and they had a little help from some of the nation's top junior chess players. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119428 Students from the Young Stars - Team U.S.A. program helped...

2008-09-18 09:00:18

NEW YORK, September 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Garry Kasparov is going to broadcast on the live internet platform BlogTV.com on Friday, Sept. 19, 13:00 Moscow time where he will be discussing the "real reasons of the war between Russian and Georgia" as well as the International stock market crash. He has also promised to answer any interesting questions. His page address is: http://ru.blogtv.com/people/kasparov. The legendary former chess world champion decided that using open internet...

2008-07-29 03:01:00

By O'Hara, Carolyn It used to be that when a country wanted to block the Internet, it faced an all-or-nothing choice. Pick something offensive, and block it all. The worst offenders-think China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia-spent years building broad, permanent filtering systems. But that kind of wholesale approach might be falling from favor. Eager to avoid the label of Internet pariah, as well as the economic and political costs of sustained blocking, many authoritarian countries are turning to...

2006-02-08 18:39:29

Making good business and production decisions isn't as straightforward or intuitive as it used to be because today's global market and business environment is exceedingly more complex. "When Henry Ford started making Model Ts, the goal was mass production. "He wanted to stamp out thousands of the same thing and didn't have to change the basic setup once it worked," says Young-Jun Son, an assistant professor in Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) at The University of Arizona. "In that...

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