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2008-10-07 21:00:22

By DAVID SHAMAH How long does a startup remain a "startup?" Is it a function of time? Sales? An IPO? According to Asaf Somekh, vice president for strategic cooperation at Voltaire Israel, you're a startup as long as you have the right attitude - creative, flexible, and ready to respond to the market's needs. And even making a big deal - maybe the biggest deal ever for the company - doesn't mean that the spirit of a startup will evaporate. In Voltaire's case, that big deal came...

2008-09-05 12:00:24

By Gary Flockhart OPERATING with the same DIY aesthetic embraced by the pioneers of the musical movement that came to be known as 'indie', Alex Cornish is making music on his own terms. A self-confessed "complete control freak", the Edinburgh musician's debut album was written, played, sung and produced in his bedroom - though the lack of major record label backing hasn't held it back any. "I released my bedroom-recorded debut album on my own label last October and it went down...

2008-06-25 09:02:46

Voltaire Ltd. (NASDAQ: VOLT), a leading provider of grid backbone solutions for data centers, today announced that Audi has implemented Voltaire's Grid Director(TM) switches as part of an HP supercomputer to advance Audi's auto safety standards. This is the auto industry's fastest supercomputer and is ranked No. 81 on the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers. The high-performance computing system helps save days of computing time along with unnecessary costs for vehicle...

2006-08-21 20:10:24

By Barbara Lewis LONDON (Reuters) - For 50 years, the Royal Court Theater in London's Sloane Square has acted as a crucible of young writing talent, launching many careers. The theater supported radical playwrights like Joe Orton and John Osborne, whose seminal "Look Back in Anger," now regarded as a classic expression of its times, was initially dismissed by the critics. Osborne is not the only writer for whom Royal Court approval failed to guarantee instant acclaim. Irish-born...

2006-06-01 03:33:36

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian art dealer bought 26 letters written by French philosopher and satirist Voltaire to Catherine the Great for a mystery buyer, a local paper reported on Thursday. Alexander Khochinsky, a Moscow art dealer, told the Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper that he bought the letters for 583,200 euros ($750,800) at a Sotheby's auction in Paris. He declined to comment when asked if he had bought the letters at the request of a Russian state official, the paper said. But...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Mars' Moon Deimos -- outermost of two small moons orbiting the planet Mars. Deimos orbits Mars at a distance of about 23,500 km (about 14,100 mi), completing an orbit once every 1.26 Earth days. The moon's orbit is almost circular and is only slightly tilted relative to the Martian equator. Deimos is irregular in shape, measuring about 15 km (about 9 mi) along its longest side and about 11 km (about 6.6 mi) along its shortest side. It is the smallest known moon in the solar system. If...

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