Oracle to acquire Siebel for USD 5.85bn

Tuesday, September 13, 2005 US-based Oracle Corporation announced earlier today that they are buying rival US-based Siebel Systems for $10.66 USD per share. Siebel shareholders have the option to receive the $10.66 per share in cash or in Oracle stock. This deal is valued at approximately $5.85 billion USD. Siebel Systems’ Board of Directors has […]

Dallas Cowboys New Stadium Opening In 2009

See More About: Www.Gowanleatimbers.Com.Au Submitted by: Rick Grantham The Dallas Cowboys have a new home. A new stadium is under construction and should be ready to open for the 2009 season. It is an enormous and state of the art stadium which will seat approximately 80,000 but is expandable to 100,000 for major events. Some […]

RuPaul speaks about society and the state of drag as performance art

Saturday, October 6, 2007 Few artists ever penetrate the subconscious level of American culture the way RuPaul Andre Charles did with the 1993 album Supermodel of the World. It was groundbreaking not only because in the midst of the Grunge phenomenon did Charles have a dance hit on MTV, but because he did it as […]

McCain ad questions Obama’s benefit to families

Thursday, August 7, 2008 The latest advertisement for United States Republican presidential candidate John McCain is questioning Democrat Barack Obama’s benefit to families. Last week the BBC reported that the McCain campaign had released an advertisement comparing Obama to American celebrities Britney Spears and Paris Hilton, calling him “the biggest celebrity in the world.” McCain’s […]

German intelligence participated in U.S. bombing of Iraq, media alleges

Friday, January 13, 2006 The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) helped the U.S. military during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, ARD‘s Panorama magazine and the Los Angeles Times concordantly reported on Thursday. According to their information, two agents of the BND stayed in Baghdad during the war even after the German embassy was evacuated […]

How Does It Podcasting Work?

See More About: Podcast Studio Submitted by: Paul Buckley The method of podcasting is actually very simple. First, a podcaster (i.e. a podcast publisher) would create an audio content, usually in mp3 or mp4 format, and then have it uploaded to a server. The podcast is then published as a news feed in either RSS, […]

Mario Lopez favored to win Dancing with the Stars

Friday, September 1, 2006 Mario López is favored to win the third season of American television series Dancing with the Stars, with 3:1 odds of winning, but close on his heels is actress Vivica Fox, with four-to-one odds. López is perhaps best known for his role on Saved by the Bell, and currently stars on […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

How To Save Company Time Hire A Contractor For Umbrella Payroll Services

See More About: Papua New Guinea Work Permits & Visa Agent there are many companies that arebenefiting from the advancements in information technology and employing theuse of methods such as Contractors. Before moving on, it is important todiscuss what exactly a Contractor is, so that when a new employer starts usinga Contractor, he/she knows accurately […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]