News briefs:May 14, 2010

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Locally designed, low emissions car launched in Qatar

Friday, November 30, 2012 Qatari non-profit organization Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD) launched a low emissions car at the 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 18) in Doha. The car was designed and developed in Qatar. Revealed during a press conference at the Qatar National Convention Centre, the car in addition to […]

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New Jersey officials: Stimulus bill hurting Atlantic City casinos

Sunday, March 29, 2009 A New Jersey congressman says restrictions on federal stimulus money are hurting gaming destinations like Atlantic City, and he is seeking to repeal a provision banning the use of funds for casinos or other gaming establishments. HAVE YOUR SAY Is Ken Calemmo right to suggest that the gaming industry is as […]

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BDSM as business: Interviews with Dominatrixes

Sunday, October 28, 2007 Whether the Civil War, World War II or the Iraq War, it can be challenging to face how conflict penetrates the psyche of a nation and surfaces in the nuances of life. There are thousands—if not millions—of individuals who indulge in fantasies others would deem perverse that have their nascence in […]

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IBM Releases 500 patents to open source community

Saturday, January 15, 2005 United States – “IBM hereby commits not to assert any of the 500 U.S. patents listed below, as well as all counterparts of these patents issued in other countries, against the development, use or distribution of Open Source Software.” [1] So begins the pledge IBM has made to “any individual, community, […]

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