Toronto prepares for Monday transit strike

Saturday, April 9, 2005 The Toronto Transit Commission is expected to strike Monday. The TTC workers union, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113, rejected a deal offered by TTC management. They last went on strike in 1999. The average daily ridership exceeds 1.3 million passengers. The city of Toronto has prepared to help deal with …

News of Michael Jackson’s death overloads Internet sites and sparks hoaxes

Friday, June 26, 2009 The news of the death of Michael Jackson yesterday caused problems for web sites and caused hoax reports of other celebrity deaths to be posted. Twitter, where several celebrities immediately posted their comments on the news, saw its update frequency double as soon as the news broke. Facebook‘s update frequency tripled. …

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Víctor Valdés to play in Belgian Pro League; Manchester United loans Valdés to Standard Liège till season end

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 On Sunday, Manchester United announced the loan of their Spanish goalkeeper Víctor Valdés to Belgian club Standard Liège for the rest of the season. Last year, Valdés signed an 18-month contract with the English club, but the three-time UEFA Champions League winner was given very little opportunity at Old Trafford. He …

Hewlett-Packard to cut 9,000 jobs in $1 billion restructuring plan

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Hewlett-Packard (HP) expects to lose 9,000 jobs between now and 2013 in a US$1 billion (£686m) restructuring plan. The 9,000 jobs losses will be in the enterprise services division, but the company expects to add about 6,000 employees to its sales and delivery teams. HP commented in a statement, “As a …

French Workers stay at home for Whit Monday

Monday, May 16, 2005 In France, workers by the millions stayed at home during the Whit Monday holiday despite the government’s cancellation of the traditional Pentecost public holiday. Some acted in defiance of the government’s decision, while some took leave or were put on forced leave by their employers due to uncertainties of public transportation. …

US considers taxing earnings from online games

Sunday, October 22, 2006 With online gaming in persistent worlds becoming more prevalent, a US congressional committee has begun to look into the tax implications of these booming online economies. Games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life have large player driven economic systems in which – either following the rules or against them …

Five Classical Toys For Children When Buying Kids Toys

Read An Opinion On: Buy Globber Scooters Online Hatchimals For Sale Online Five Classical Toys for Children When Buying Kids Toys by tonysteve Ball toys When babies are six months old, they are interested in everything which can be moved. Among all these things, they would be attracted by the colorful ball toys because it …